Generation Change Philly: The Super Citizen
The next in our series on change agents is Jen Devor, a one-time candidate who promised to revolutionize the way Philly votes. She lost the race—but is still working to build the best citizens of her city.
Introducing … Generation Change Philly
The Citizen is collaborating with Keepers of the Commons to spotlight and uplift the people whose ideas are making our city—and our lives—better. Get ready to meet the next class of great Philly changemakers
The Citizen Recommends: The Case for Civic Unity
Come together with citizens from all walks of life to explore how you can fuel civil discourse, and help mend communities.
Ideas We Should Steal: Laws We Can Actually Understand
A group of law students in India is working to “translate” the country’s laws so that every citizen can understand their rights and responsibilities. A similar effort here could be one way to make our government more accessible to Philadelphians, too.
The Citizen Recommends: Civic Engagement for Young Leaders
Join The Citizen’s Larry Platt and a panel of civic leaders for a conversation Tuesday about how to keep young Philadelphians engaged in making a better city for all
The Citizen Recommends: Iron Sharpens Iron
The podcast, launching today from two community organizers, aims to empower every citizen to improve our city, one front stoop at a time
Put the Students in Charge
Two local schools are showing that maybe kids know better than adults what real education and civic engagement look like
Citizens of the Week: Jermaine Womack and Emily Callaghan
The West Philly neighbors are helping provide for the loved ones often overlooked during times like Covid-19: pets