Citizens of the Week: Tools for School

In 2013, a Cherry Hill family launched a teen-led initiative to get school supplies to kids who needed them. Today, it distributes backpacks to thousands of kids in the area

By Jill Harkins

Citizens of the Week: We The Women

Philly graphic artists Michele Cooper and Kelly Holohan asked 32 designers to put their thoughts about women’s issues into a series of posters. They’re for sale to support women’s advocacy

By Jill Harkins

Art Class

Barbara Allen founded Fresh Artists to help keep art in schools by turning student works into valuable collectibles. Now she’s helping them plan for the future

Citizens Of The Week: Philly’s Teachers

It’s the last day of public school in Philly. Let’s give teachers a hand as they embark on their much-deserved summer break

Citizen of the Week: Stephanie Sena

The Villanova professor has operated a volunteer-run winter homeless shelter with her students for several years. Now they want to open the first permanent one that welcomes pets and the disabled

Citizen of the Week: Scott Blunk

The volunteer at W.B. Saul High School’s on-campus farm is taking what was once seen as troublesome and expensive animal waste and transforming it from poo to profit

Citizen of the Week: Michelle Angela Ortiz

The South Philly artist activist works to empower immigrants and galvanize the public and lawmakers into action through compassion

Citizens of the Week: 10,000 White Women—Doing the Work

There's no perfect way to talk about race. But four friends are igniting conversations among a group that could use more of them: white women