The Citizen Recommends: Women Build It

The next in our Development … for Good series explores how a city designed by and for women could transform Philadelphia

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

The Citizen Recommends: Cleaning in the House of Healing

Theater of Witness’s new show tells the stories of overlooked frontline workers: environmental services technicians

By Angie Bacha

Fun Things to Do in Philly this Week and Weekend

Philadelphia has more Pride this week as we also celebrate the flag, The Big Pickle, live music, theater and comedy, and kick off Juneteenth in West Philly

By Lauren McCutcheon and Christina Griffith

The Citizen Recommends: The Truth About Immigration Book Event

A Wharton professor will share 20 years of research about the benefits of immigration for all of us at a Welcoming Center event on June 4

By Delaney Parks

WATCH: “Make Room For Women”

Women’s Way recently honored philanthropist and Citizen board member Jen Rice for her support of women’s empowerment programs. See what the self-declared feminist urged us all to do

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Your Guide to Philadelphia Pride 2024

Philly celebrates LGBTQIA+ Pride this year with events for families, partiers, sports fans, arts aficionados — all June long.

By Lauren McCutcheon

Let’s Save Democracy … Again!

It’s not enough to just cast your own ballot in 2024. We must also work to get all eligible Philadelphians to vote — or risk losing our democracy as we know it. Here’s how you can join The Citizen in that effort

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

RECAP: 2024 Integrity Icon Awards

Last week, The Citizen honored five winners of our annual contest to “name and fame” City of Philadelphia workers who exemplify service, dedication and ethics. (They looked great too.) Check it out

By Lauren McCutcheon