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
What Has Happened to Activism?
What do the proposed Sixers arena, UC Townhomes, the selling off of county water and sewer systems, and protests of the Bellwether District have in common? Opposition that is shrill and uncivil. Is the art of persuasion dead?
Business for Good: Grant Blvd + Blk Ivy
The B Corps fashion brand loved by Beyoncé is launching a men’s clothing line and a vintage clothing store, Blk Ivy, dedicated to Civil Rights era fashion, music, books— and activism
Development for Good: Omar Blaik and U3 Advisors
The West Philadelphia guy who tackled Penntrification now works to preserve and enhance neighborhoods around college and corporate campuses nationwide
Who is Amen Brown?
The freshman state rep for West Philadelphia aims to preside over all of Philly as mayor. Here’s what we know about him
The Equity Test
The Enterprise Center, Equity Alliance and Drexel’s Nowak Metro Finance Lab have co-created a plan to revive small, minority-owned businesses on Philly’s 52nd Street Corridor. Here’s why it matters
Guest Commentary: Voting Today Matters Tomorrow
Even one vote in one election matters. Even better, says a Harrisburg leader, is making voting a habit from a young age
The Citizen Recommends: The Tunnel Premiere
West Philadelphia filmmaker Kyle Jordan debuts a suspenseful short about the lingering, haunting effects of everyday Black trauma