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In The Thick (ENG)

1:00 pm 2:00 pm

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Local – Philadelphia

Che Guerrero has always had a great knack for conveying one of his signature jokes about being undocumented for over 20 years. In the joke version of his life, his arrival to the United States is met with arguments from his mother about wearing sweaters to blend in. In real life, Guerrero, his sister, China […]

Written by USALA Media, 7/29/2019 Philadelphia, Pa. Cherron Perry-Thomas is Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Diasporic Alliance for Cannabis Opportunities (DACO). Cherron’s interest in healthy lifestyle choices begin at an early age growing up in Memphis, TN. Another “health agent” for change, she founded a marketing and sales company to promote natural and sustainable brands to […]

Written by Meredith Klein June 26, 2019 Exactly one month ago, on Sunday, May 26, the Típica Messiez, a new 10-piece Argentine tango orchestra, gave its first performance as part of the Philly Tango Fest to a sold-out crowd.  There was a line around the block to get into the Lithuanian Music Hall (LMH) in Philadelphia, and an […]

By John George Jun 26, 2019 Business Journal  The Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals (PASNAP), the state’s largest nurses’ union, said it was told Wednesday Hahnemann University Hospital is closing on Sept. 6. The announcement was made to all employees Wednesday morning, according to a union spokesperson. PASNAP, which represents 800 nurses at the […]

Written by Kennedy Rose  – Editorial Intern, Philadelphia Business Journal Jun 26, 2019 Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney confirmed the closure in a statement on Wednesday, saying the refinery will close within the next month. Kenney said he spoke with the CEO and leadership of PES to confirm. “I’m extremely disappointed for the more than one thousand workers who will be immediately […]

Fringe Arts busca residentes de Filadelfia de todas las comunidades, habilidades, edades y experiencias para actuar en esta pieza de baile nómada que incluye movimientos, coreografía y acciones coreográficas en el espacio público a lo largo de las calles, parques y aceras del sur de Filadelfia.Por favor únase a nosotros para las audiciones abiertas de […]

Author: Marco Cerino/Wednesday, June 14, 2019 Pennsylvania’s success in recruiting companies in emerging industries was on display Wednesday in Philadelphia. Gov. Tom Wolf (D) and Mayor Jim Kenney (D) were on hand for the groundbreaking for Iovance’s new research hub at the Navy Yard in South Philadelphia, joining a growing list of biotech and other […]

 POSTED JUNE 12, 2019 BY KELLY BUCCI Spectacular fireworks, free concerts, free museum admission and more… It’s no surprise that Philadelphia — the birthplace of our nation — throws a pretty awesome bash for America’s birthday every year. For six days, the Wawa Welcome America festival (June 29-July 4) brings more than 50 free, fabulous events to Philadelphia in celebration […]

Councilmember Helen Gym (At-Large) introduced two bills to protect and expand the rights of trans and gender non-conforming people in Philadelphia. Gym’s bills require youth-serving organizations to have an appropriate policy in place to protect trans and gender non-conforming young people, and require Philadelphia City Hall to have at least one gender neutral bathroom on every […]

by Chris Palmer, Stacey Burling, Nathaniel Lash and Julie Shaw Advocates researching police bias published a database Saturday of what they said were racist, intolerant, or otherwise offensive Facebook posts or comments made by hundreds of current and former Philadelphia police officers. The database, compiled by a group called the Plain View Project, highlights posts from officers in eight […]