Guest Commentary: The Last Lifeline of a Hurting Neighborhood

A young Kensington resident implores: It’s time for McPherson Square Library to get more city funding

By Daisie Cardona

Everything You Need to Know About Safe Injection Sites

What we know and don’t know about the city’s controversial idea

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Kensington’s Recovery Plan

At the epicenter of the region’s opioid and homelessness crisis, the River Wards have been all but abandoned by city leaders. But does the City already have a solution to the problem?

By Malcolm Burnley

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

Rallying for the Neighborhood

New Kensington Community Development Corporation has stepped in where government has failed, to help neighborhood businesses survive the pandemic. Could this be a model for other communities?

By Courtney DuChene

Citizens of the Week: Jakeema Burton and Brianna Banks

The coaches are empowering youth off and on the field through their work with Up2Us Sports and Kensington Soccer Club

By Jessica Blatt Press

Breaking Down Barriers

Can Sunflower Philly, a community space in Kensington run by local artists and funded by local developers, forge a connection between new and longtime residents?

By Emily Neil

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

By Jessica Blatt Press