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Stepping-up the fight for immigrants

 06/21/2017 - 17:04
Abel Rodríguez, Cabrini University, Center on Immigration
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A Latino professor leads Philadelphia's first academic Center on Immigration issues.

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 12:15pm
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With the Center on Immigration, Cabrini's goal is to become a regional leader in creating knowledge about issues that affect immigrant communities in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania. Samantha Laub / AL DÍA News

¡Más equipos, más diversidad y más unidad!

 06/06/2017 - 12:45
Adenilson Dos Santos y Andre Butra están emocionados pues su país natal, Brasil, estará participando en la Copa Internacional de la Unidad en Filadelfia. Foto: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DÍA News.
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Cerca de cincuenta equipos se han inscrito para la segunda edición del torneo de fútbol que inicia el 8 de Septiembre.

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Monday, June 5, 2017 - 4:30pm
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Adenilson Dos Santos y Andre Butra están emocionados pues su país natal, Brasil, estará participando en la Copa Internacional de la Unidad en Filadelfia. Foto: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DÍA News.

More Teams, More Diversity, More Unity!

 06/05/2017 - 17:12
Adenilson Dos Santos and Andre Butra are excited that their home country of Brazil will be participating in the Philadelphia International Unity Cup.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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Close to fifty teams have signed up for the second year of this soccer tournament which begins September 8th

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Monday, June 5, 2017 - 4:30pm
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Adenilson Dos Santos and Andre Butra are excited that their home country of Brazil will be participating in the Philadelphia International Unity Cup.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

"Violence is cowardly": Rap and poetry bring a new reality to Mexico's slums

 05/31/2017 - 02:38
Members of urban rap group Radio Tepito Sound System (L-R) Cesar Cova, Daniel Cruz, Arianna Ramos and Adan Romero In Mexico City, Mexico, May 30, 2017. EFE/Mario Guzman
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Tepito, located in the heart of Mexico City, is going through a social revolution thanks largely to the urban rap group Radio Tepito Sound System, which is out to bring a new reality to a poor neighborhood notorious for violence and drug trafficking.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 2:30am
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Members of urban rap group Radio Tepito Sound System (L-R) Cesar Cova, Daniel Cruz, Arianna Ramos and Adan Romero In Mexico City, Mexico, May 30, 2017. EFE/Mario Guzman

[OP-ED]: Our Education, Born from Swamps

 05/15/2017 - 15:27
In lower income neighborhoods, students can struggle without access to proper educational materials, exposure, and parental poverty. 
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The story of education in lower income neighborhoods is an all too familiar one. The struggle to obtain a stable education is a story of overcoming conditions that are less than favorable, much like the swamp plant. What is causing these students, especially Latinos, to fall behind? How can they grow from these meager and impoverished conditions?  

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Monday, May 15, 2017 - 2:30pm
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In lower income neighborhoods, students can struggle without access to proper educational materials, exposure, and parental poverty. 

Richard Negrin wants a "community-based" DA's Office

 05/02/2017 - 16:22
Richard Negrín es el primer hispano en tener opciones reales de ganar una elección a nivel de toda la ciudad. 
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The former City's Managing Director proposes to give a comprehensive approach to the mission of the judicial body of Philadelphia. He says that the secret to reducing crime is working directly with people, in the city's neighborhoods.

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 2:15pm
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Richard Negrin is the first Latino with a real chance of wining the city-wide elections.

A trip down the line that gives life to Philadelphia

 04/24/2017 - 15:07

Venezuelan Opposition will not back down

 04/24/2017 - 08:05
Opponents of the government of Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro are participating in a demonstration against the national government on Saturday, April 22, 2017, in Caracas, Venezuela. EFE/Cristian Hernández
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With a new schedule of demonstrations, the opposition coalition against Nicolas Maduro’s regime will not rest until the government releases political prisoners, ceases political disqualifications and immediately convene regional elections.

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Monday, April 24, 2017 - 7:45am
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Opponents of the government of Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro are participating in a demonstration against the national government on Saturday, April 22, 2017, in Caracas, Venezuela. EFE/Cristian Hernández

“Help Wanted” at the City of Philadelphia

 04/14/2017 - 09:54
Director of the Office of Human Resources, Pedro Rodriguez, wants to bring diversity to city government.

Philly schools need funding and staff

 04/13/2017 - 18:14
City Controller Alan Butkovitz recent audit says Philadelphia Schools are at risk of losing vital funding. Photo courtesy: Wikimedia.