Techstars Startup Weekend Latinx in Tech aims to give aspiring entrepreneurs the knowledge they need to get their business ideas off the ground.
Irigoyen decided to take on her current position at Einstein Healthcare because of her dedication to connecting with and serving urban, underserved communities — a mission, Irigoyen told AL DÍA after the award ceremony, that Einstein has focused on for more than 150 years in serving the communities of North Philadelphia.
As of Sept. 25, police have recorded 244 homicides this year, a 10 percent increase compared with the same date in 2017. The mayor is taking action.
Tres emprendedores y artistas latinos ponen ritmo y color a su nueva empresa, Studio 79, lanzada en julio.
Three Latino entrepreneurs and artists are laying down beats and making waves at their start-up Studio 79, which they launched in July.
"En esta Semana Puertorriqueña, celebremos nuestra rica diversidad y el impacto positivo que nuestros hermanos y hermanas puertorriqueñas tienen en nuestras comunidades", dijo el alcalde Jim Kenney.
“This Puerto Rican Week, let’s celebrate our rich diversity and the positive impact that our Puerto Rican brothers and sisters have on our communities,” said Mayor Jim Kenney.
Chef Yuki Nakandakari serves Peruvian staples as well as dishes influenced by the Andean country’s immigrant communities.
El kickoff de la NFL concluyó con un dramático partido que acabó de forma positiva para los locales, campeones del mundo.
The NFL kickoff game ended in a dramatic but positive fashion for the world champion Eagles.
The University of Pennsylvania is hosting an art exhibit focused on the overthrow of former Chilean President Salvador Allende on September 11, 1973, and the event's impact on society.
Esteemed professionals in the legal field gathered to discuss the need for more diversity in the U.S. law profession and beyond.
TechServ se enfrenta la falta de educación de STEM y IT en centros urbanos a través de la formación profesional de jóvenes que trabajan en organizaciones comunitarias.
El evento, que se extiende desde el 5 hasta el 8 de septiembre, atrae a abogados, jueces, funcionarios públicos, líderes empresariales y estudiantes de derecho de todo el país.
The event, which runs from Sept. 5 through Sept. 8, attracts attorneys, judges, public officials, business leaders, law students from across the country.
Through Esperanza, Rev. Luís Cortés has advocated for Latinos in Philadelphia for more than 30 years, spearheading initiatives to educate and empower the community. Now, as Philadelphia rapidly gentrifies, he's concerned that Latinos have been left out of the equation.
A través de Esperanza, el Reverendo Luís Cortés ha abogado por los latinos de Filadelfia durante más de 30 años, liderando iniciativas para educar y empoderar a la comunidad. Ahora, mientras la gentrificación en Filadelfia no para de avanzar, le preocupa que los latinos se hayan quedado fuera de la ecuación.
TechServ, a new citywide and soon-to-be statewide program, tackles the STEM and IT divide in urban centers by training "opportunity youth" to work at partner organizations in local communities.
Colombian urban artist DJ LU / Juegasiempre has been denouncing social and political injustices such as violence and racism for more than 15 years through his art on the streets of three continents. He would love to work in Philly, "the cradle of graffiti and urban art."
After protesters stormed in and around his City Hall office, the mayor agreed to meet with three members of the Occupy ICE movement on Friday to discuss the city’s PARS agreement with federal immigration officials.
Joshua Santiago crea conciencia sobre las personas sin techo con una iniciativa con la que proyecta viajar por todo el país con una barbería rodante.
Joshua Santiago is raising awareness about homelessness in Philadelphia and beyond as he builds an initiative that would allow him to travel throughout the country with an RV mobile barbershop.
American Airlines made an official announcement of the first nonstop flight from Philadelphia to Mexico City during a networking event at the Consulate of Mexico in Center City on July 2.
Casa de Venezuela and city political representatives commemorated Venezuelan independence — while hoping for a second revolution.
Philadelphia’s branch of the Occupy ICE movement, which is also focusing on ending the PARS agreement and shutting down Berks County Residential Center, will gather and organize participants at the Friends Center in Center City on July 10.
The Pennsylvania SPCA is asking for the public’s help in gathering any information about an injured dog, who was found on June 20.