Philadelphia is among the top 10 cities suffering from the so called New Urban Crisis
A friend from college once sent me a letter that broke my heart. She and I were part of a posse of Ivy League Latinos who -- while visiting one another at Harvard, Yale, Columbia -- would huddle over Long Island iced teas and lay out our blueprints to change the world.
PECO and PGW were directly mentioned by members of the Council and the public for not releasing information to the city in regards to the issuing of multiple meters to property owners that may not have a rental license.
In a packed auditorium inside of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, community leaders, activists and guests lined up to attend the special event, Latino Politics: Philadelphia and Puerto Rico. During the impressive panel discussion, notable community leaders discussed the rich and unique history shared between Puerto Rico and Philadelphia.