The Citizen Recommends: Alex G Concert to Benefit Make the World Better
Former Eagle Connor Barwin’s annual fundraiser to rebuild city parks features the Philly-born singer songwriter, a tailgate party with special guests and a chance to rock out for good
Meet Philadelphia’s Cosmic Writers
This nonprofit brings out the creative writer in school-age students in Philly and beyond. In a city with an abysmal literacy rate, these efforts are paying off.
Citizen Of The Week: Chris Ulmer of Special Books by Special Kids
A Northeast Philly native is transforming how the world treats people with disabilities, one goofy YouTube interview at a time.
Citizen of the Week: Cheryl Ann Wadlington
The founder of Evoluer House has empowered 3,000 young girls of color in Philadelphia to attend college and succeed in life.
The Citizen Recommends: City Bright Philadelphia Saturday Cleanup
A local nonprofit combines picking up litter with help for people who are homeless. You’re invited to their next event
Not Your Country Club’s Squash Team
City kids playing squash? The nonprofit SquashSmarts has combined the sport with academic and social support as a college and career launchpad for hundreds of Philly kids
Guest Commentary: Do. Learn. Change.
The executive director of an impact evaluation group distills five lessons learned in five years of helping mission-oriented organizations make real change in Philly
Chasing Every Cure
Penn physician David Fajgenbaum and his team had a plan to repurpose existing drugs to cure 12,000 known diseases. Now, with Bill Clinton’s help, they're working to change healthcare as we know it