Watch: Let Millennials Lead the Way

Journalist Jill Filopovic joined The Citizen’s latest virtual book club to talk about why we should listen to the most maligned—and most engaged—generation

By Jessica Blatt Press

How to Start Little Free Libraries in Your Neighborhood

After a year of majority-online activities, here’s how you can encourage someone to crack open a book by building a little free library

By Claire Wolters

“We’ve Just Got to Start Doing”

Art collectors/philanthropists Michael Forman and Jennifer Rice want to help Philly's cultural scene come back stronger—and more inclusive—than ever. With their $3 million Art Works initiative, they’re not waiting for anyone else’s permission.

By Jessica Blatt Press

The Citizen Recommends: History Is An Open Book

On May 10, join the Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation for a powerful commemoration of the 1933 German book burnings

By Jessica Blatt Press

10+ Fun and Do-Good Gifts for Your Mom (or Yourself)

Whatever your mom’s jawn may be, we have gift ideas for her this Mother's Day—and they're all ones that give back, to boot.

By Jessica Blatt Press

Watch: How Kindness Is the Key To Happiness

At The Citizen’s most recent virtual event, author/entrepreneur Brad Aronson and Dr. Vera Ludwig shared the science and stories behind doing good for others

By Jessica Blatt Press

Mystery Shopper: Is it as easy to read and work in Philly as it should be?

Our mystery shoppers go online to get a library card and working papers for summer. How simple was it?

Mystery Shopper: Are Indego Bikes the Way to Go in Philly?

Our mystery shopper decided to try pedaling through the city with Indego bike share. How’d it go?