How to Start a Community Fridge

Dozens of community fridges have opened up in the last few years to help alleviate hunger. Here, a step-by-step guide to launching one in your neighborhood

By Nick Fiorellini

Generation Change Philly: The Juvenile Justice Champions

In the eight years since co-founding the Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project Joanna Visser Adjoian and Lauren Fine have helped dozens of young people stay out of adult prisons—and get the support they need to lead productive lives

By Jessica Blatt Press

There’s Enough King To Go Around

The debate over Martin Luther King, Jr., on a day of service in his memory is a good thing, except for what it leaves out

By Nick Taliaferro

Between King and Guns

Today we honor the great American pacifist. But it turns out that King’s relationship to guns was more complicated than you might expect.

By James Peterson

Let’s Make Every Day A Day of Service

Philly’s MLK Day of Service is the nation’s biggest. But it doesn’t capture who King really was. We must do better.

By Larry Platt

MLK’s Philly

How the City of Brotherly Love helped shape the great Civil Rights leader we honor on January 17

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Everything You Need to Know About Safe Injection Sites

What we know and don’t know about the city’s controversial idea

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Turning the Tide on Gun Violence… Everywhere But Philly

Some big city mayors are saying enough is enough and are—finally—doubling down on smart policing and prosecution. Here in Philly? Not so much

By Larry Platt