Bringing The Music Back
Temple Contemporary’s Symphony for a Broken Orchestra project repaired and returned 1,000-plus musical instruments to Philly students. Now it’s spreading its mission nationally
“This is a time for extraordinary courage”
Environmental crusader and restaurant icon Judy Wicks gave a commencement address to Drexel grads this month. Her message: Planet saving is everyone’s job
The (New) Sound of Philly
Students at Hill-Freedman World Academy have created an album that showcases the power of music to unite, with cameos from Chill Moody and...Bill Hite?
Citizens Of The Week: Philly’s Teachers
It’s the last day of public school in Philly. Let’s give teachers a hand as they embark on their much-deserved summer break
Guest Commentary: Is School Choice the Black Choice?
Deficits impacting Black America are not closing fast enough. An education reformer argues that school choice aids the cause of equality
Video: “I Want You To Change the World”
Criminal Justice reformer Bryan Stevenson offered a prescription—and a plea—for Penn grads in his commencement speech today. We could all take heart
The Citizen Recommends: Rise & Dream Youth Conference
The free event is a call to action for Philly teens to carve their own unique path toward finding, and being, their best selves
Citizens of the Week: 10,000 White Women—Doing the Work
There's no perfect way to talk about race. But four friends are igniting conversations among a group that could use more of them: white women