Ain’t No Party Like A Home Rule Charter Party

Our local constitution hasn’t been updated for nearly 70 years. The Citizen and Drexel University are partnering on a course that asks: Isn’t it about time for a refresh?

By Larry Platt

The Citizen Recommends: Emily’s Entourage Gala

Emily Kramer-Golinkoff, who has a rare form of cystic fibrosis, is in a race against time. Her foundation is on the path to finding a cure for people like her—and you have the power to help.

By Jessica Press

The Citizen Recommends: Life is Magic

Citizen Co-Founder Larry Platt talks to former Eagle long snapper Jon Dorenbos about his new memoir next week at the Free Library

By Katherine Rapin

The Citizen Recommends: ecoWURD Environmental Justice Summit

Visit Bartram’s Garden this Sunday for the next in WURD’s free event series exploring race, income and the environment

By Jessica Press

The Citizen Recommends: Visual Meditations on Black Masculinity

The African American Museum in Philadelphia’s exhibit features the work of 55 women and non-binary people of the African diaspora

By Kiersten A. Adams

The Citizen Recommends: B. PHL Innovation Fest

IBX’s three-day festival aims to spotlight—and connect—our region’s most passionate pioneers, including Citizen Co-Founder Larry Platt

By Nick Fiorellini

The Citizen Recommends: “The Most Revolutionary” Exhibit

A new LGBTQ History Month show at William Way casts a thoughtful eye on three important American decades

By Nick Fiorellini

The Citizen Recommends: Supporting Holocaust Education

Our city is home to the oldest Holocaust memorial in the U.S. During this Jewish holiday season, supporting the work of the Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation is more meaningful than ever

By Jessica Press