RECAP: 2024 Integrity Icon Awards

Last week, The Citizen honored five winners of our annual contest to “name and fame” City of Philadelphia workers who exemplify service, dedication and ethics. (They looked great too.) Check it out

By Lauren McCutcheon


By A Concerned Citizen and Larry Platt

Listen/Watch: Leadership In A Time of Protest

On the latest episode of How To Really Run A City, former mayors Michael Nutter and Kasim Reed catch up with Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney. NEW this episode: Watch the conversation

By Larry Platt

Listen: The State — and Future — of Policing in Cities

The latest episode of our How to Really Run a City podcast presents the final installment of an in-depth conversation between legendary Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey and co-hosts Kasim Reed, Michael Nutter, and Larry Platt

By Jessica Blatt Press

Listen: What Mayors Can Learn From … Toyota?

Brian Elms, CEO and Founder of Change Agents Training, joins the latest episode of the How to Really Run a City Podcast to share the secret to better customer service in cities

By Jessica Blatt Press

Listen: It’s the Implementation, Stupid!

In the latest episode of our acclaimed podcast, tech expert/author Jennifer Pahlka and Little Rock, AR, Mayor Frank Scott, Jr., caution those in power that leadership is about more than having great ideas

By Jessica Blatt Press

Listen: Is L.A. Modeling the Way Forward for Cities?

In the latest episode of How to Really Run a City, The Citizen’s acclaimed podcast, Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass shares how she tackles the hurdles her city faces — and the only line she won’t cross.

By Jessica Blatt Press

LISTEN: The Secret to Being a Good Mayor? Swagger

Former Mayors Michael Nutter of Philadelphia and Kasim Reed of Atlanta reveal the keys to leadership with Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser

By Jessica Blatt Press