Bridging the Salud Mental Gap

A new cohort of Spanish-speaking peer mental health specialists is ready to provide real-time support for the Philadelphia population who most needs it

By Rosamelia Sanchez Lara

Ideas We Should Steal: Homesharing

Across the state and country, programs are connecting those in need of companionship and income with those who need affordable housing. Why is Philly’s version struggling?

By Courtney DuChene

Business for Good: HeyKiddo

A Philly-based app is helping parents and teachers provide kids with the tools they need to build resilience and manage their emotional health

By Courtney DuChene

420 and Beyond — What’s the Deal with Weed in PA?

Marijuana’s official holiday is approaching. How you can celebrate, get a medical marijuana card, and help PA join its neighbors in legalizing recreational pot

By Lauren McCutcheon and Christina Griffith

Her Body, Her (Beautiful) Self

The three-year-old Body Empowerment Project has helped students in 17 Philadelphia schools accept — and embrace — their physical selves this year. Support their work at their year-end party on April 25

By Natalie Pompilio

Listen: Ali Velshi on the Need for DEI in Medicine

The MSNBC anchor and Citizen Board member on why hospitals — and Congress — must address the health care crisis of Black Americans.

By Ali Velshi

A Healing Embrace

Homelessness can cut life expectancy by 20 years, in part because of health issues that particularly affect women. A new Project HOME safe haven offers women a place to heal

By Jessica Blatt Press

Listen: Ali Velshi on Kamala Harris’ Visit to Planned Parenthood

The MSNBC anchor and Citizen Board member finds the vice president's visit to an abortion clinic historic — not just for the White House, but for the Democratic Party

By Ali Velshi