Citizens of the Week: Project W
Philanthropic giving circles are all the rage. Three local women focused their all-female group on aiding—and volunteering for—Delaware County nonprofits
Putting Money to Work
Women’s Way is set to expand a financial coaching program that has already helped 250 low- and moderate-income women save $115,000. Could it be the key to getting them through the pandemic?
Citizen of the Week: Joanna Lin
The high school sophomore started the Student Period Movement to fight “period poverty” from Broad Street to Bangladesh
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
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
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.
The Citizen Recommends: They Carried Us
A riveting new tome by two local educator/activists chronicles the lives of 95 African-American female trailblazers and their impact in Philly
Leveling the Playing Field
D.C.-based Black Girl Ventures is planting roots in Philly to empower black and brown female-identifying entrepreneurs with the resources they need most