UPCOMING New event announcements coming soon … PAST EVENTS WATCH: Five Things We Learned About U.S. Rep Chrissy Houlahan The first-term congresswoman from PA joined The Citizen for a virtual town hall to talk about the unique way she’s disrupting politics for the better WATCH: John Fetterman and Jeff Bartos The Democratic lieutenant governor and his former Republican rival have the kind of bromance that proves politics can be friendly and forward-thinking WATCH: Virtual Book Club on The Nazi Titanic The Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation and The Philadelphia Citizen welcomed author Robert Watson for an exploration of a shocking but little-known tragedy of World War II WATCH: Virtual Book Club with Jennifer Weiner and Jo Piazza The authors—both Philly residents—filled our, um, love buckets with joy and wit and wisdom WATCH: Virtual Event with Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin At our virtual town hall, we learned how the millennial mayor is revamping government, including doing something revolutionary in politics: putting citizens first WATCH: 5 Ways Jeff Brown is uplifting Philly Plus, three problems he wants our city to fix ASAP, and more from our virtual town hall with the local grocer bringing markets to food deserts WATCH: 5 Things We Learned From Roy Rosin During a virtual event, Penn Medicine’s Chief Innovation Officer talked about solving problems by asking “how” not “can” WATCH: Six Things We Learned From PA Treasurer Joe Torsella Wednesday night’s virtual event with the Commonwealth’s money maverick was a much-needed reminder that public institutions can be a force for good WATCH: Health care disparity in the age of Covid-19 The most recent online Citizen event explored the deplorable state of racial inequality in health care, and what we can do about it WATCH: Six Things We Learned About AG Josh Shapiro The state’s highest-ranking law enforcement official got real last night during a virtual chat with The Citizen, in partnership with Fitler Club WATCH: Virtual Chat With The Last Dance Producer Mike Tollin The Citizen’s latest virtual event found two old pals sharing an intimate conversation spanning life, death—and basketball WATCH: The Citizen Virtual Book Club With Liz Moore The author of Long Bright River took us behind the scenes of her haunting, heartbreaking, and ultimately hopeful novel WATCH: Chat With City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart In The Citizen and Fitler Club Virtual Town Hall, the city’s financial watchdog shared one key to our future success: total transparency WATCH: The Citizen Book Club with Kiley Reid The author of Such a Fun Age kicked off our new series with a provocative conversation about race, class and Philly love WATCH: Helpers in the Pandemic At last week’s event, we heard from three Philadelphians who have jumped in to make a difference—and learned how we can all do our part WATCH: Virtual Town Hall with Ali Velshi The MSNBC anchor spoke to Citizen editor Larry Platt and a community of engaged social distancers about covering coronavirus from his apartment—and why this might be the moment America needs for real change The Citizen Recaps: Lara Price and Roxanne Patel Shepelavy The Citizen’s executive editor and Sixers chief operating officer talked about the key to helping women get ahead: Being a champion Related from The Philadelphia Citizen: What We Saw at the 2019 Festival Check out videos from the second annual Ideas We Should Steal Festival Solutions? We Heard Them 10 takeaways from The Citizen’s second annual Ideas We Should Steal Festival Sara Lomax-Reese and Roxanne Patel Shepelavy At a women’s happy hour on Wednesday, The Citizen’s Executive Editor and the President/CEO of WURD radio talked about women’s power—and obligation—to change Philly, and the world Jon Dorenbos with Larry Platt The Citizen co-founder talked with the former Eagle, whose new book chronicles his journey from tragedy to triumph What We Saw And Heard at Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2018 Watch Gov. John Hickenlooper, MSNBC's Ali Velshi, Rev. Michael Eric Dyson, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes and more Like what you’re reading? Stay updated on all our coverage. Here’s how: Newsletter Twitter Facebook Instagram LinkedIn RSS SIGN UP! By signing up to our newsletter, you agree to our terms.