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Project SHINE

(Credit: CBS 3)

Brotherly Love: Project SHINE Helping Immigrant Elders

Thousands of people immigrate to the United States every year. Elderly immigrants who don’t speak English can find themselves lonely in a new country. Now there’s a national effort to help, born in the city of brotherly love.

03/26/2013

(Patience Lehrman with Citizen's Medal, the nation's highest civilian honor. Credit: Pat Loeb)

Obama Recognizes Philadelphia Program Helping Immigrants Assimilate

President Obama spotlighted Temple University’s Project Shine. A program that helps older immigrants adapt to their new culture.

02/17/2013

File photo of White House.

Local Heroes Get National Recognition

Two local activists are among 12 people who’ll be receiving the Citizens Medal at the White House, today.

02/15/2013

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