Watch: How Kindness Is the Key To Happiness

At The Citizen’s most recent virtual event, author/entrepreneur Brad Aronson and Dr. Vera Ludwig shared the science and stories behind doing good for others

By Jessica Blatt Press

The Citizen Recommends: Is Kindness the Key to Happiness?

Find out next week at a Citizen event with author/entrepreneur Brad Aronson and Penn neuroscientist Dr. Vera Ludwig

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

One Year of Covid: Fear Is Not Irrational

But, The Citizen’s executive editor notes, it is, also, not all there is.

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Guest Commentary: Let Them Speak

There have been 161 reported rapes in Philly already this year. Here, a victim of rape shares how the system has continued to fail her and other survivors.

By Grace Shallow

Mindfulness for Minors

A local nonprofit has shown measurable progress in helping Philly public school students stay on track through training in an unexpected skill: meditation

By Jessica Blatt Press

Helen Octavia Dickens | Philadelphia Women’s History Month All-Star

All-Star #2: Dr. Helen Octavia Dickens

Changing Behavior … For Good

Wharton professor Katy Milkman is co-leading groundbreaking research, along with her Penn colleague Angela Duckworth, to uncover why we make the decisions we do, and how we can make better ones—that stick

By Jessica Blatt Press

Ideas We Should Steal: Mental Health Police Reforms That Work

If we really want to honor Walter Wallace Jr., let's look at and consider implementing some of these successful—systemic—solutions from around the world

By Christine Speer Lejeune and Jessica Blatt Press