Jamila Johnson

Philly immigrant entrepreneurs look to the future

 03/29/2017 - 19:05
Pedro Ramos, President and CEO of the Philadelphia Foundation, speaks at the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia's event. 
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Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia recognizes top entrepreneurs and gives your start-up pioneers advice. 

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Miércoles, Marzo 29, 2017 - 10:30am
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Pedro Ramos, President and CEO of the Philadelphia Foundation, speaks at the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia's event. 

When the poor rob the poor, who profits?

 03/29/2017 - 17:56
Protesters gather in City Council Chambers.

No one wins battle over box ban

 03/24/2017 - 14:45
Ban on the box could be harming black, Latino, and low income communities, research says. Photo Courtesy: Kathryn Decker via Flickr.
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Local legislation presumed to help African Americans and Latinos could be upping unemployment rates.

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Jueves, Marzo 23, 2017 - 7:30pm
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Ban on the box could be harming black, Latino, and low income communities, research says. Photo Courtesy: Kathryn Decker via Flickr.

Battle over ACHA hits Philly's Backyard

 03/24/2017 - 14:00
Mayor Kenney spoke out agains the AHCA as congress plans to vote on Thursday.

Williams finally indicted

 03/22/2017 - 18:54
Seth Williams has been in indicted on 21 counts.

The former Mayor's 'Slush Fund' hasn't cleaned up with spring

 03/21/2017 - 19:07
Former Mayor, Michael A. Nutter, and Desiree Peterkin Bell are under fire for $52,000 that was not accounted for in the Mayor's Fund for Philadelphia.
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What once was a call in the dark from the City Controller Alan Butkovitz is now the talk of political circles throughout the city.

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Martes, Marzo 21, 2017 - 3:30pm
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Former Mayor, Michael A. Nutter, and Desiree Peterkin Bell are under fire for $52,000 that was not accounted for in the Mayor's Fund for Philadelphia.

How many drug users are in the state house?

 03/21/2017 - 15:14
House Bill 620, proposed by Angel Cruz, seeks to find that out.
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State Rep. Angel Cruz wants to drug test fellow lawmakers.

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Martes, Marzo 21, 2017 - 1:15pm
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House Bill 620, proposed by Angel Cruz, seeks to find that out.

El conocimiento es poder en tiempos de Trump

 03/21/2017 - 13:09
Memebers of the New Sanctuary Movement during training. Photo Courtesy: Peter Pedemonti. 
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Cómo las organizaciones locales trabajan para proteger a los inmigrantes contra el Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas en la Era de Trump.

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Martes, Marzo 21, 2017 - 12:30pm
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Cómo las organizaciones locales trabajan para proteger a los inmigrantes contra el Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas en la Era de Trump. Foto: Peter Pedemonti. 

Knowledge is Power: How Local Orgs are Fighting ICE in Trump’s Era

 03/21/2017 - 13:06
Memebers of the New Sanctuary Movement during training. Photo Courtesy: Peter Pedemonti. 
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Local social justice organizations are ramping up and changing tactics in the era of Donald Trump.

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Martes, Marzo 21, 2017 - 12:30pm
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Memebers of the New Sanctuary Movement during training. Photo Courtesy: Peter Pedemonti. 

Embajador de Israel: “No descuidemos al electorado latino”

 03/21/2017 - 12:55
Ambassador of Israel Dani Dayan speaks with the team.
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El embajador de Israel en Estados Unidos, Dani Dayan, habl´o en exclusiva con AL DÍA News sobre la importancia de tejer relaciones con la comunidad hispana del país.

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Lunes, Marzo 20, 2017 - 6:00pm
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El Embajador de Israel visitó las oficinas de AL DÍA News.

Jamila Johnson

A graduate of Temple University, Jamila Johnson studied Advertising Copywriting. After spending three years writing advertising copy for small businesses throughout the tri-state, she decided to dedicate her love of the written word to covering the news throughout the city. In her free time she reads a lot of books, and visits various restaurants throughout the city.