Citizen of the Week: Kenneth Walker Jr.
The North Philly native turned a former campaign office into The Unity Center, a twice-weekly food distribution site whose clients have tripled since Covid-19
The pandemic hasn’t kept North Philly Peace Park from getting healthy food to their neighbors—and building a self-reliant community for the future
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
(Environmental) Justice for All
North Philly’s Serenity Soular is training workers and installing solar panels in communities hardest hit by climate change
Foodizen: Global is Local
Dining around the world on the “Ethnic Food Tour” of North 5th Street, where revitalization means something unexpected
The Citizen Recommends: Hack For North Philly
Code for Philly, Quest Community Engagement Project, and Resolve Philadelphia bring #QUESThacks directly to community members to design tech-based solutions for North Philly
The Citizen Recommends: Be a Witness To Hunger
A photo exhibit and conversation by and about children experiencing hunger gives youth a chance to change their own story
The Citizen Recommends: QUEST
The North Philly-based documentary airing tonight on PBS marks the beginning of a conversation about inner-city trauma, race, class and politics.