“Roll Up Your Sleeves and Get To Work”

An update on professor and activist Stephanie Sena, who is still working to uplift Philadelphians in need of food, shelter and dignity

By Isabel Mehta

“How Do You Make Sure People Still Get Food?”

New Philabundance CEO Loree Jones started her job in the midst of a pandemic and racial protests that roiled the city. She is exactly where she wants to be.

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Reality Check: Beating the Heat

New York and Baltimore are handing out free air conditioners to low-income seniors most at risk of heat-related illness and Covid-19. Why, WURD's midday host wonders, isn’t Philly doing the same?

By Charles D. Ellison

Citizens of the Week: Mask On! Philly

Melissa Lamarre and Leon Caldwell call themselves “solutionists.” Their latest endeavor provides learning, volunteering and better health for their community.

By Jessica Blatt Press

How to (keep) helping during the pandemic

Covid-19 isn't going away any time soon. Here, our regularly updated guide to how you can continue to help our communities

By Jessica Press and Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Ideas We Should Steal: Treat Homelessness as a Health Issue

While the City and advocates continue negotiations over the homeless encampment on the Parkway, Denver and New Jersey demonstrate some much-needed new thinking

By Diana Lind

The Color of Coronavirus: Black Mental Health Aftershocks

Black Philadelphians already suffered from trauma before the pandemic. Do we need a new approach to therapy?

By James Peterson

Celebrating Philly’s Public Health Heroes

Local health officials are hard at work every day to keep Philadelphians safe during the coronavirus pandemic. Nominate one for Integrity Icon today.

By Sara Hoenes