Citizen of the Week: Dr. Dan Taylor
The St. Christopher’s pediatrician is constantly finding new ways to uplift Philly youth. His latest endeavor: Need-a-Net Philly, a grassroots movement to repair basketball hoops—and restore dignity to neighborhoods.
Villanova For the Win!
With March Madness back on this year, we face a perennial dilemma: Can we be fans of winning games while also winning at education?
Ora Mae Washington | Philadelphia Women’s History Month All-Star
All-Star #1: Ora Mae Washington
Video: “Make The World Better”
Join Connor Barwin, Jason Kelce and friends in bringing joy to city parks. Help them help all of us live a better life
Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2020: “You Can’t Be Afraid of the Mess”
After last year’s Ideas We Should Steal Festival, The Citizen awarded $50,000 to pilot a basketball-based gun violence reduction program in Philly. Its long journey has just begun.
The Sixers may be struggling. But through their support of NBA Math Hoops, Philly-area kids get the all-star treatment for excelling—in the classroom
Did LeBron Choke?
Missing from the NBA players’ historic wildcat strike last month was a call for bold action on economic justice. If only they’d heard of Philly nonprofit B Lab
Citizens of the Week: Jakeema Burton and Brianna Banks
The coaches are empowering youth off and on the field through their work with Up2Us Sports and Kensington Soccer Club