Philadelphia’s Opioid Addiction Failure
A New York Times article about a crippling new drug has drawn national attention (once again) to Kensington. A former city official who worked on the crisis under Jim Kenney takes the Mayor to task for his failure to solve the problem
Citizen Updates: Hopeworks Comes to Kensington
The Camden-based tech training program opened in Kensington this month with plans to replicate its poverty-fighting work where it’s most needed
Kensington’s Trauma Porn Problem
YouTubers roaming Kensington to record human suffering there have built a cottage industry of crass global gawkers. What can Philly do about it?
Development for Good: Kensington Neighborhood Trust
An innovative model for community-business development provides opportunity for current and new residents to thrive in a Philadelphia neighborhood experiencing both investment and crisis
Citizen of the Week: Rosalind Pichardo
The founder of Operation Save Our City also works in Temple's ER as a trauma victims' advocate, and has administered Narcan to 900 people in Kensington ...
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
Everything You Need to Know About Safe Injection Sites
What we know and don’t know about the city’s controversial idea
What Mattered In 2021
2021 was another year of tragedy and hardship—and also hope and resilience. In other words: It was Philly.