Citizen of the Week: Cydney Brown
Philly’s new Youth Poet Laureate doesn’t just write well—she does G.O.O.D.
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.
Do Something: Debate “Capitalism for Good” with the Citizen
This week, join us for a discussion about the "elite charade" with Anand Giridharadas, drink beer for spinal cord injury research, remember Syria, learn about Philly's opioid epidemic, and more!
Do Something: Strike a Pose for Seniors
This week, do your best tree pose for the elderly, check out intergenerational art work, play Cornhole for cancer patients, get yourself a rain barrel, and more!
The Citizen Recommends: We (Too) Are Philly
Philly’s Poet Laureate invites the city of many to celebrate the many in the city
Summer Ends…Learning Starts
For North Philly middle school students, a poem reminds them that all things end—even summer vacation
The Citizen Recommends: City of Poetry
The city’s new Poet Laureate invites Philadelphians to see and make poetry happen everywhere
Write Your Block: Kingsessing Avenue
Mapping Philadelphia, one poem at a time