Guest Commentary: A Win On Abortion Means a Win For America

A local basketball coach and father of young men wonders if a middle path on abortion is the way America can survive this political moment

By Seth Berger

Listen: Ali Velshi asks — Five Years into #MeToo, has Enough Changed?

MSNBC host looks back at the start and looks toward the future of the #MeToo movement

By Ali Velshi

Ideas We Should Steal: Rape Kit Tracking System

Pennsylvania is one of only 12 states without a statewide system for tracking evidence from rapes, something that holds authorities accountable and helps ease trauma. Two state legislators want to change that

By Grace Shallow

Listen: Ali Velshi Banned Book Club with Margaret Atwood

The prolific, iconic author of "A Handmaid's Tale" speaks with the MSNBC anchor about the increasing threat of American autocracy

By Ali Velshi

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