The Citizen, Fitler Club and Comcast Launch Event Series

Beginning with a July 14 education panel, the groundbreaking programming brings together local and national leaders to recontextualize how democracy flourishes in a modern Philadelphia.

Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2020: Shattering The Glass Ceiling

Join The Citizen for lessons in breaking business barriers and building diversity, from the women who are doing it

By Christine Speer Lejeune

A Crack in the Permanent Establishment

The ascension of Wharton’s Erika James, IBX’s Gregory Deavens and Comcast’s Dalila Wilson-Scott points to refreshing change among the city’s leadership class

By Larry Platt

Collaboration to the Rescue!

With the recent announcement to provide Wi-Fi to 35,000 low-income student households, city leaders showed that they can leave their silos in order to forge real change

By Jessica Blatt Press

Guest Commentary: Let Children Learn

Comcast has stepped in to bridge America’s digital divide during the Covid-19 pandemic. A local educator urges the FCC to make all cable companies do the same so all children can learn virtually

By Zachary Wright

Overheard at Tredici: Talking with David Cohen

Comcast's Senior Executive Cice President and longtime civic leader on his career, how he defines leadership and how Philly city government stands in the way of new business

By Ajay Raju

Business for Good: Quil Health

Could a joint venture between Independence Blue Cross and Comcast herald the solution to our country’s healthcare woes?

By Jessica Blatt Press

The Passing of Gerry Lenfest

The death of civic hero Gerry Lenfest—like Jeremy Nowak’s passing last week—reminds us that Philly needs more civic dreamers and doers

By Larry Platt