The Citizen Recommends: Diversitech Fest
Tech still has a diversity problem. Tribaja’s Diversitech Fest aims to prove that people of color can revolutionize the industry
Generation Change Philly: Gadfly for Good
Through wicked smart tweets and on-the-ground organizing, Dena Driscoll is the persistent activist we need to make a more livable Philadelphia
Guest Commentary: The Future of Violence Is Digital
Online beefs are behind an increasing amount of violence in Philly. A local resident and teacher wonders what police can do to stop it—and what responsibility social media giants should face
Generation Change Philly: The Profit Sharer
Last year, Seer Interactive founder Wil Reynolds turned down a $50 million offer for his internet search firm. Instead, he’s investing his company’s wealth in his employees and his community
Ideas We Should Steal: Turning Data Into Solutions
Orange County and other communities are using a Social Progress Index to measure success beyond economics. Could it help Philly solve its most pressing problems?
Generation Change Philly: The Innovation Coach
As the executive director of Penn’s Integrated Product Design program, Sarah Rottenberg inspires the next generation of inventors to solve problems at the intersection of humanity and design
Philly Parking vs. Philly Climate
The state and federal governments are prioritizing electric cars to protect the environment. But Philly 3.0’s engagement director notes that in Philly, parking politics still rules the day
Guest Commentary: Sprinting Toward Gomorrah
A woman’s rape on the El—while other riders did nothing but hold up their cameras—forces a Gen Z’er to confront the dehumanizing consequences of lives lived on social media.