Helping Kensington Thrive

A collaboration between several local organizations has distributed more than $15 million in affordable loans to the Latinx community in North Philly—and it’s just getting started.

By Courtney DuChene

A Tamal To Feed Them All

A Philly chef makes and sells tamales with out-of-work immigrant cooks hit hard by the pandemic—and ineligible for unemployment

By Brianna Baker

Week 6: Jason Kelce’s Eagles Education Season

This week, the Super Bowl-winning offensive lineman compares Philly schools to those of Minneapolis, Minnesota—and celebrates a local education innovation

By Jason Kelce

I is for Immigrant

It’s Welcoming Week in Philly and America. Al-Bustan’s Immigrant Alphabet offers 26 stories to honor it

By Katherine Rapin

Citizen of the Week: Michelle Angela Ortiz

The South Philly artist activist works to empower immigrants and galvanize the public and lawmakers into action through compassion

By Sarah Jordan

A Beaten and Penniless Dreamer

How my grandfather's story will get me to the polls this Tuesday

By Samira Mehta

The Citizen Updates: Borderwise

The three-year-old startup has helped 80,000 immigrants apply for green cards. For Dreamers, they’ll do it for as little as $1

By Meerabelle Jesuthasan

The Citizen Recommends: Clinica de Migrantes

On Sunday, HBO re-airs a documentary highlighting a volunteer Philly health clinic for immigrants. On September 15th, join area restaurants in supporting the work of Puentes de Salud that is more vital than ever

By Syra Ortiz-Blanes