A Philadelphia-based non-profit that provides after school programs in nearly a dozen public schools got a $900,000 boost this week.
“We are walking to make a difference,” says the Rev. Moses Dennis, president of the Liberian Ministers Association of the Delaware Valley.
The Pennsylvania chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union says it is preparing to file a lawsuit to get the state’s new “Revictimization Relief Act”overturned.
There were fifty sets of hands and more than 1,300 volunteer hours — plus materials — contributed over the two days.
Fifteen Montgomery County non-profits will pool their resources for the first time Friday with the hopes of hitting the fundraising jackpot.
As panic over Ebola spreads in some areas of this country, many African immigrants living in Philadelphia say public ignorance about the continent and the disease has led to misdirected Ebola stigma and discrimination.
“Children sometimes recall facts, sometimes not; but they will always recall an experience,” noted Philadelphia schools superintendent Williams Hite.
One attendee said his biggest challenge is translating his military experience into words that are revelant to civilian jobs.
The “Know Your Rights” Town Hall will answer questions like, what to do if police stop and frisk you, what to do if cops ask to search your car and when and where it’s appropriate to film police.
A Center City non-profit is acting as a home base for thousands of men and women who don’t have a permanent home.
For two hours a day, five days a week, the Broad Street Ministry, right across the street from the Kimmel Center, operates a mail depot for homeless men and women.
An organization of women dedicated to staying safe in Philadelphia is holding a walk on Saturday to raise money.
Women from all over the country flocked to the Pennsylvania Convention Center today for the sold-out Pennsylvania Conference for Women, which included an all-star line up of inspirational speakers.
Recent online chatter about the murder of a popular dirt biker in Southwest Philadelphia on Tuesday is raising questions over whether police were involved in the shooting.
For ten years, the federal government has footed the bill on the swipe-card machines that mom-and-pop grocers use to accept electronic food stamps. Not anymore.