Citizen of the Week: Tracie Daly

The local florist is channeling the spirit of her late mom this Mother’s Day to honor frontline workers

By Jessica Press

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

By Angela Gervasi

Citizen of the Week: Joanna Lin

The high school sophomore started the Student Period Movement to fight “period poverty” from Broad Street to Bangladesh

By Elena Musher Eisenstadt

Citizen of the Week: Piseitta Arrington

The Northeast Philly resident has been donating food to hungry Community College of Philadelphia students since January. Now, she’s offering free meals to a different population: those in need because of coronavirus

By Courtney DuChene

Citizen of the Week: Anna Purcell

The owner of Manayunk’s Threads on Main launched #ShareYour50 to encourage Philadelphians to keep local businesses afloat through the coronavirus shutdown

By Brianna Baker

Citizen of the Week: Mia Concepcion

Slam poetry changed the Youth Poet Laureate’s young life. Now she wants to give other Philly teens a chance to be heard.

By Jessica Press

Citizen of the Week: Lauren Helge

The Roxborough woman wanted to help animals affected by the Australian fires. So she turned to what she often does when she wants to give to others: crocheting

By Courtney DuChene

Citizen of the Week: Aminata Sandra Calhoun

The Belmont resident replaces blight with beauty in the hopes of restoring civic engagement in her neighborhood

By Brianna Baker