Citizen of The Week: Brandon “B.McFly” Chastang
The West Philly native preaches sobriety, recovery and love to 93,000 Instagram followers and in a popular podcast. The key? Being “transparent” about his own lived experience
Generation Change Philly: The Super Citizen
The next in our series on change agents is Jen Devor, a one-time candidate who promised to revolutionize the way Philly votes. She lost the race—but is still working to build the best citizens of her city.
Generation Change Philly: The Intergenerational Poverty Buster
The first in our new series spotlighting Philly change agents is Chekemma Fulmore-Townsend, president/CEO of Philadelphia Youth Network, which prepares our city’s young people for lives beyond poverty
Citizen of the Week: Khalil Steward
Steward's Farmacy is a game-changing food delivery service offering fresh produce grown by local Black and brown farmers to Philadelphians at affordable prices
Citizen of the Week: Kemar Jewel
The Philly native and Temple-trained choreographer has gone viral with dances that celebrate the Black queer experience—and offer hope for all of us
Citizen of the Week: Finn Glew
The recent Harriton High School grad started a motor rally to spur conversation about toxic masculinity while raising money to help survivors of sexual abuse
Citizen of The Week: Joshua Santiago
Having given more than 8,000 free haircuts to people experiencing homelessness in Philly and beyond, one local father is serving up not just style, but dignity
Citizens of the Week: Germination Project Fellows
Local teens continue to blaze trails in far-ranging fields, from finance to science and beyond. Grownups: Consider yourselves warned.