The Citizen Recommends: Clinica de Migrantes

On Sunday, HBO re-airs a documentary highlighting a volunteer Philly health clinic for immigrants. On September 15th, join area restaurants in supporting the work of Puentes de Salud that is more vital than ever

By Syra Ortiz-Blanes

The Sanctuary Tragedy

By reacting to Trump like Trump, Mayor Kenney has shed more heat than light in the sanctuary debate. Maybe he should follow Jerry Brown’s lead and look for a solution

By Larry Platt

The Citizen Recommends: 2018 Solas Awards

The Welcoming Center’s annual fundraiser will honor businessman Stephen Tang and other immigrants who are helping to build a better Philadelphia

By Jamie Bogert

Trust and Citizenship in the Trump Era

A new program by the Welcoming Center teaches new immigrants to be civically-engaged—so they can become citizens who make a difference

By Jill Harkins

Growing Home

Refugees from Bhutan and Nepal are reuniting with their farmer roots in South Philly. It’s not just nostalgia for their agrarian past; it’s also a path to jobs

By Quinn O'Callaghan

Citizen of the Week: InKind Baking Project

Center City’s Molly Lester says you don’t have to march to be civically engaged. You can bake

By Amanda Lien

Just What Is A Sanctuary City?

Everything you always wanted to know about the debate no one knows anything about. A special report.

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

I Grew Up in the Desert

A high school principal who was a child in Iran reflects on what immigrant and refugee students need most: an education that embraces their difference

By Sharif El-Mekki