Citizen of the Week: Nicole Bixler of Operation In My Backyard
The Port Richmond social worker offers sustenance, support and care to those struggling with addiction
Citizen of the Week: Pastor Buddy of the Rock Ministries
The Kensington preacher offers local kids a safe haven and a path to hope through boxing and prayer. His 14th annual “Rock the Block” party is on Saturday
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: Atiyah Harmon of Black Girls Love Math
School by school, student by student, a Philly educator is changing how Black girls learn — and embrace — math.
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.
Citizen of the Week: Hillary Do of Philly BOLT
The founder of Philly BOLT believes the key to transforming communities lies in trusting the people who live there to lead the way
Citizens of the Week: Brent Johnstone and Akeiff Staples
We’ve all heard the research: Early literacy is critical to success. Two fathers do their part to help Philadelphia’s early learners develop a lifelong love of reading — and of themselves
Citizen of the Week: Christine Rouse
Sixteen percent of Philadelphians have a disability. The founder and leader of Acting Without Boundaries puts those who love to act on stage