Listen: Ali Velshi Banned Book Club on The Bell Jar

The MSNBC host and Citizen board member interviews Emily Van Duyne, Sylvia Plath expert and author of the upcoming book Loving Sylvia Plath

By Ali Velshi

Guest Commentary: Who or What Am I Most Resisting?

A citizen's prayer for our fractured times, from a local leader of the B Corp movement

By Jay Coen Gilbert

Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2023: Reducing Gun Violence with Roca’s Molly Baldwin

Roca, a program in Massachusetts and Baltimore trains shooters to refrain from shooting by literally changing their minds. See the founder at Ideas We Should Steal Festival on November 17

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

City of Wellness

Six Philadelphia heart and mind health startups compete this week for $50,000 in the Economy League’s Well City Challenge.

By Natalie Pompilio

Guest Commentary: Black Male Mental Health Must Matter

Around the country, Black teen suicide rates are growing at a scary pace. A Philly social worker, who is also a Black man, calls for help

By Kenneth Bourne II

20+ Philly Education Organizations to Support

How to help students in Philadelphia? Give a hand to any of these initiatives, organizations that are already doing the good work to support students, educators and communities

By The Philadelphia Citizen Staff

Seeing the Unseen

Through visual art and public gatherings, fashion designer Zarinah Lomax’s Apologues is telling the stories of our city’s trauma — and its survivors

By James Peterson

Character Lab: You Can Change Your Ways!

Got a habit that drives someone else crazy? Know someone who does? This Wharton researcher offers an easy tip for changing your age-old routines.

By Asaf Mazar