Citizen of the Week: Hillary Do of Philly BOLT
The founder of Philly BOLT believes the key to transforming communities lies in trusting the people who live there to lead the way
Guest Commentary: Act Now to Support Public Access TV
A teacher of technology to seniors discovered a new way to reach those in need through PhillyCAM, our city’s public access station, whose funding is being negotiated now. Here’s how you can keep it going
Business for Good: ZeroEyes
Navy SEALs founded a software company that detects firearms on security cameras. Schools, corporate campuses, the Department of Defense — and SEPTA — are signing up.
Social Media Is Not The News
We don’t need to “democratize” news through social media platforms. We need media literacy.
Guest Commentary: Without Collaboration, Innovation Will Stall
The CEO of a Delaware-based startup hub calls for Philly and its surrounding cities and states to work together to help companies — and the region — thrive
Citizen Updates: Hopeworks Comes to Kensington
The Camden-based tech training program opened in Kensington this month with plans to replicate its poverty-fighting work where it’s most needed
Listen: Ali Velshi on Zelensky’s Appeal to U.S. History
The Ukrainian president likened the situation in his country to two battles fought by Americans. MSNBC Host and Citizen Board Member Ali Velshi explains that both of these were turning points against an autocratic regime
2023 Is the Year of the Local
With the federal government in disarray, Drexel’s Metro Finance head predicts cities — and those who live, work and manage them — will be the key to economic growth next year.