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How to Really Run a City


The Philadelphia Citizen present former Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, and Citizen co-founder Larry Platt who talk about what it really takes to get sh*t done in cities on The Citizen’s newest podcast, How to Really Run a City. Enjoy new episodes with a special guest joining each month. To learn more, read Larry Platt’s article on the birth of the podcast.

Jun 28, 2023

If you've ever thrown up your hands over gentrification, convinced there is no way to avoid ousting long-time residents from increasingly expensive neighborhoods, take heart. If you've ever thought redlining, while technically illegal, will invariably continue to permeate societies without penalty, take heart. If you've felt defeated by the uphill battle of growing Black business density, take heart. Because in the newest episode of our acclaimed podcast, How to Really Run a City, our panel of experts shares wisdom and actionable tips for combating these and other challenges.