Business for Good: YING

Karla Ballard has raised over $1 million for her app, which seeks to replicate the community of helpful neighbors she grew up with in Philadelphia, one task at a time

By Courtney DuChene

Citizen of the Week: Mithsaika Napoleon

The Haiti-born soccer player and coach found her voice through Starfinder, a free Philly program that teaches kids how to play the beautiful game — and how to live a beautiful life

By Kai Englisch

The Citizen Recommends: Investing in Women

The authors of The XX Edge — which lays out why investing in women-led organizations is socially important and profitable — bring their message to The Free Library on Wednesday

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Business for Good: Cayaba Care

A West Philly-born holistic maternal health care group has improved pregnancy outcomes for more than 1,000 Philadelphians — and are readying to help more women nationally

By Courtney DuChene

Generation Change Philly: The Urban Farmer

An irrepressible leader of today’s urban farming movement in Philadelphia, Christa Barfield builds individual and community health from the ground up

By Christina Griffith

Ideas We Should Steal Revisited: One Stop Contraception Shop

With Roe v. Wade overturned, a national nonprofit's work breaking down barriers to getting effective birth control is more vital than ever

By Jill Harkins

Listen: This Fourth, “Remember the Ladies”

Citizen Board Member and MSNBC host Ali Velshi invokes a letter by Abigail Adams to her husband, John, imploring him to remember women's rights when forming this country.

By Ali Velshi

What to know — and do — about the abortion ruling

The Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade brings the fight over abortion to the states. Here’s what that means in Pennsylvania.

By Charity Tooze