Indiana’s HIV epidemic is now a public health emergency

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Gov. Mike Pence has declared public health emergency in Scott County due to an HIV epidemic. The county has registered 79 confirmed cases since last December.

Half a million could gain health coverage under Obama’s immigration actions

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Up to 57 percent of immigrants in California who are eligible for Obama’s executive actions are low-income and would eligible for Medi-Cal.

Survey: Philadelphians love Philly

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Philadelphians are having more positive feelings for the city than before, according to recent poll by the Pew Charitable Trusts.

Temple leads community-driven environmental project in Kensington

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Project stakeholders will be restoring the two of the area’s brownfields — former industrial sites that are usually contaminated, but that can be repurposed for new development.

Gayborhood in Philly to get rainbow crosswalks

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Philly Pride Presents and the City of Philadelphia are partnering to paint permanent rainbow-colored crosswalks in the Gayborhood.

SB101 — religious freedom or discrimination against LGBT?

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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed a controversial religious freedom bill which allows business owners to reject gay customers alleging religious reasons.

SB101, ¿libertad religiosa o discriminación contra el colectivo LGBT?

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El gobernador de Indiana Mike Pence ratifica la controvertida propuesta de ley en favor de la libertad religiosa, la cual permite a los dueños de un establecimiento rechazar a sus clientes alegando ‘motivos’ religiosos.

La Liga del Barrio is honored by City Council

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Councilman William K. Greenlee and Councilwoman Maria Quinones-Sanchez presented a resolution honoring the 15th Anniversary of the Philadelphia 76ers La Liga Del Barrio.

Majority of Hispanics think there is an anti-Latino environment in the U.S.

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53 percent of respondents in a survey said they’ve been treated unfairly for being Latino and or immigrant.

La minoría de minorías

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“Hoy en día estamos aprendiendo que necesitamos trabajar juntos como minorías, no sólo latinos y asiáticos, también afroamericanos”, dice Andy Toy, miembro de la oficina de Asuntos Asiáticos de la Alcaldía.

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