How one Philly neighborhood is fighting gentrification

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In the fight for gentrification, success requires community input, active citizens and constant defense against developers looking to change the fabric of the neighborhood.

Court puts ‘America’s Toughest Sheriff’ in anti-racism training

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A U.S. District Court judge told Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio that he needs to be trained on how not to racially profile Latinos in Arizona.

AL DÍA staff’s fave Halloween flicks & treats

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Instead of going out, curl up on the couch in your most comfy PJs and enjoy these Halloween flicks and treats recommendations from the AL DÍA team:

The ABCs of activism for children now available in Spanish

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Illustrator Innosanto Nagara had a surprise hit on his hands when he released the board book he had written and illustrated, A is for Activist, in English in 2012. Now, the children's book is available in Spanish as well.
A de Activista, was adapted by Martha Gonzalez, perhaps best known as the singer and percussionist for the Grammy-award wining band Quetzal, and was released nationally Oct. 28.

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Kennett Square's La Comunidad Hispana taps eight community members for board

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La Comunidad Hispana, the Kennett Square non-profit that helps low income Latino residents of southern Chester County, has tapped eight members of

Boriqueños tedrán su propia avenida en Philly

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El representante estatal Ángel Cruz aplaudió la decisión de la Asamblea General de Pensilvania en la aprobación del proyecto HB 1652, el cual se convirtió en ley para designar una sección de Whitaker Avenue como "65th Infantry Borinqueneers Avenue".

One Philly charter closes, another considers opening

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Walter Palmer Charter High School in the Northeast shut down just days after residents in the Northwest met to discuss the a new charter high school that would reopen the doors of Germantown High School.

#ilustradoresConAyotzinapa

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El caso sin resolver de 43 estudiantes desaparecidos en México ha levantado sentimientos de desesperanza e indignación de miles de mexicanos que se han levantado en protesta y han demandado respuestas de las autoridades.

#IlustratorswithAyotzinapa

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As the unresolved case of 43 missing students in Mexico has engendered sentiments of despair and outrage, #IlustradoresconAyotzinapa is inviting artists to share their artistic renditions of photographs of the students who vanished on Sept. 26.

Online video, cable's top competitor, could get a boost from the FCC

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The FCC is considering offering the growing market of online streaming an opportunity to compete with cable giants for scheduled programming.

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