CITIZEN OF THE YEAR AWARDS: Sister Mary Scullion and Joan Dawson McConnon

Join us on January 30 to honor the Project HOME pioneers with a Lifetime Achievement Award

By Natalie Pompilio

The Citizen Recommends: Visionary Women

Whatever your faith, or lack thereof, Interfaith Philadelphia’s program for women can change your worldview — and your confidence to change the world

By Jessica Blatt Press

Level Up to Healing

Week after week, Pastor Aaron Campbell’s five-year-old after-school program offers more than 300 young people the security, skills and confidence to live — and thrive — through the city’s violence

By James Peterson

Guest Commentary: Of Voting and Atonement

A Philadelphia rabbi’s Yom Kippur message: Your ballot could be the one that preserves the fundamental ideals of America

By Seymour Rosenbloom

The Citizen Recommends: Leon H. Sullivan Month

This October, Philadelphia celebrates what would have been the 100th birthday of the Nicetown-Tioga pastor and champion of global civil rights and Black entrepreneurship

By Karen J. Hamilton

Guest Commentary: Towards a New Kind of Tolerance

A local business owner is tired of reminding colleagues to respect her Jewish holidays. Take note: They start next week.

By Corie Moskow

Listen: Ali Velshi on the British Empire’s brutal legacy

You may love the pomp and circumstance surrounding Queen Elizabeth II's passing, but you cannot love the monarchy's legacy the world over.

By Ali Velshi

Listen: Ali Velshi Banned Book Club on The Satanic Verses with Homi K. Bhabha

Salman Rushdie's friend and colleague Homi K. Bhabha steps in to speak with MSNBC host Ali Velshi about the true meaning of the controversial book

By Ali Velshi