Physicians for Social Responsibility

(File photo: Protesters rally outside a shale gas conference taking place in the Pennsylvania Convention Center in September 2012.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Health Advocates Call For More Information About Marcellus Shale Fracking

Julie Becker, with Physicians for Social Responsibility, says fracking puts some dangerous chemicals into the environment, such as benzene.

08/20/2014

(The image below was designed by students from Pepper Elementary School in Southwest Philadelphia when asked to describe their vision of peace in Philadelphia. Credit: Provided by Physicians for Social Responsibility)

Hundreds Expected To Lace Up For Annual Legs Against Arms 5K

Hundreds are expected to lace up to take a stand against violence and participate in the annual Legs Against Arms 5K run on Sunday.

04/27/2013

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Protesters Rally Outside DEP Offices On Earth Day To Fight Marcellus Shale Fracking

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection was the target of protest this Earth Day by more than 62 organizations fighting Marcellus Shale drilling or fracking.

04/22/2013

Representative from GALAEI holding their check from YOUTHadelphia. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Teens Award $85k In Grants To Local Non-Profits

The Philadelphia Foundation has given 19 teenagers the power of the purse-strings. Their mission: to identify nine organizations worthy enough to split $85,000.

06/15/2012

(Credit: Physicians for Social Responsibility)

Legs Against Arms Run Is This Sunday At St. Joe’s

Hundreds are expected to attend the Legs Against Arms 5K Run at St. Joseph’s University this Sunday. The proceeds go to preventing violence in the city.

04/27/2012

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