“This year’s cleanup is on April 5th,” said mayor Michael Nutter.
The first major test of ten new state voter ID laws took place yesterday, as Texas implemented its voter ID measure.
Montgomery County Community College received a national award this week for creating successful programs that resulted in higher rates of completion for students of color.
More than 50 Philadelphia students will hit the slopes today for free — thanks to a West Philadelphia non-profit that works with inner city youth.
The Germantown Historic Society opened a new exhibit this weekend titled, “Kidnapped: Lost and Found.” It tells the story of the abduction of a 4-year-old boy from his front yard in Germantown, 140 years ago.
Philadelphia’s all-female flamenco dance company kicked off its second bi-annual Flamenco Festival on Saturday.
Camden Children’s Garden founder Mike Devlin says the nature education center on the Camden waterfront was looking down the barrel of a gun last year.
McCord promised to bring more funding to Philadelphia public schools, more equality to the criminal justice system, and more jobs.
President Obama is expected to announce today a major, national effort to help bolster the lives of young men of color. A Philadelphia non-profit will be part of the effort.
Titled, Native American Voices: The People – Here and Now, the exhibit provides a contemporary, real world view of the world through the eyes of Native American people living, leading and thriving today.
The Philadelphia Unemployment Project says the region will lose tens of thousands of additional jobs due to the expiration of federal unemployment benefits for those already jobless.
The Mayor’s Commission on African American Males will present its recommendations to the Mayor today at City Hall.
The Community College of Philadelphia kicks off its 15th annual Law and Society Week Monday.
Attorney David Rudovsky worked with the ACLU in representing a class of plaintiffs in a 2010 suit against the city of Philadelphia over its stop and frisk policy.
Now, when Philadelphia police stop an undocumented immigrant for even a minor offense, officers will enter the person’s information into a database shared with federal immigration authorities.