Everything You Need to Know About Safe Injection Sites
What we know and don’t know about the city’s controversial idea
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?
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.
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?
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
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?
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
Citizen of the Week: Shawn “Frogg” Banks
The nonprofit leader spent his youth being part of the problem in his North Philly neighborhood. Over two decades later, he’s a safe space for other kids—day, night or pandemic