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

By Jessica Blatt Press

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?

By Malcolm Burnley

Citizen of the Week: Joanna Lin

The high school sophomore started the Student Period Movement to fight “period poverty” from Broad Street to Bangladesh

By Elena Musher Eisenstadt

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

By Courtney DuChene

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

By Brianna Baker

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.

By Jessica Blatt Press

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

By Jessica Blatt Press

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

By Jessica Blatt Press