Citizen of the Week: Larry Abrams
The South Jersey teacher and founder of BookSmiles has created a magical book bank, where teachers can load up on books to give to their students. The cost? Free.
Citizen of the Week: Cydney Brown
Philly’s new Youth Poet Laureate doesn’t just write well—she does G.O.O.D.
Citizens of the Week: Jakeema Burton and Brianna Banks
The coaches are empowering youth off and on the field through their work with Up2Us Sports and Kensington Soccer Club
Citizens of the Week: Jermaine Womack and Emily Callaghan
The West Philly neighbors are helping provide for the loved ones often overlooked during times like Covid-19: pets
Citizens of the Week: Crescent Foundation
As people with sickle cell disease live longer, they need more and different support. A group of young patients in Philly is here to give it to them.
Citizens of the Week: Mask On! Philly
Melissa Lamarre and Leon Caldwell call themselves “solutionists.” Their latest endeavor provides learning, volunteering and better health for their community.
Citizens of the Week: Project W
Philanthropic giving circles are all the rage. Three local women focused their all-female group on aiding—and volunteering for—Delaware County nonprofits
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