One Year of Covid: Fear Is Not Irrational

But, The Citizen’s executive editor notes, it is, also, not all there is.

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Guest Commentary: Let Them Speak

There have been 161 reported rapes in Philly already this year. Here, a victim of rape shares how the system has continued to fail her and other survivors.

By Grace Shallow

A Weekly Smile

An intergenerational program from Penn Memory Center and Temple University combats isolation in older adults and gives students valuable caregiving experience—and now, it’s gone virtual

By Christina Griffith

Yo, Mayor Kenney—Vaccinate Election Workers!

In every other county, poll workers qualify for vaccines. Philly 3.0’s engagement director launched a petition urging Philly to do the same.

By Jon Geeting

“Putting Race At The Forefront”

At Penn Medicine, white workers were three times more likely to sign up for a vaccine than Black workers. Dr. Florencia Greer Polite and fellow Black physicians set out to change that with a program getting noticed across the country

By Katherine Rapin

The Answer To Our Vaccine Debacle

Locally and nationally, getting shots into arms has been a disaster. A longtime college president says the answer to preventing this in future is clear: education

By Elaine Maimon

Finding A Shot

A Wharton MBA for Executives candidate has launched a site to help Americans find open vaccine appointments. Because we need all the help we can get

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Helen Octavia Dickens | Philadelphia Women’s History Month All-Star

All-Star #2: Dr. Helen Octavia Dickens