Twenty years ago, Avonne Hargrove left her job as a cashier at Wendy’s to care for an elderly woman, helping her with her day-to-day needs. Today, this 55-year-old home care worker, mother of four, and grandmother of 19 living in Philadelphia will go out to the street and join other protestors to ask for 15 dolar minimum wage.
Americae, a four-week-old, Philadelphia-based fashion brand built a floral and Amazon-inspired wall in Center City to promote its vibrant clothing and messaging.
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More than one-quarter of Americans don’t have adequate access to basic banking tools, such as checking accounts, credit cards, or loans for instance. Mostly all of these people belong to communities with low incomes, with less than a college degree, and minorities.
Depending on alternative products such as payday or auto loans to make ends meet, increase their risk of marginalization.
Philadelphia's Reading Terminal Market was ranked among the top 20 food halls in the United States by retail research firm Cushman & Wakefield. Food markets have become a fast growing sector in the U.S. restaurant industry and are changing the patrons of local retail and tourism.
Dakota Pipeline awakes fear in the hearts
Humans are recognized for being stubborn and unwary when it comes to learning from past defeats. The current and shaky history of the economies and policies of the United States of America is no exception to this rule.
Not only have we consciously repeated the same political judgments over and over again, but we have also forgotten that history is often corroborated factually.
Nixon and the TAPS
El oleoducto de Dakota despierta fantasmas en el corazón de las minorías
Los seres humanos son reconocidos por ser testarudos e incautos cuando se trata de aprender de derrotas pasadas. La actual y temblorosa historia de economías y políticas de los Estados Unidos de América, no es la excepción a esta regla.
No sólo hemos logrado repetir conscientemente los mismos juicios políticos una y otra vez, sino que también hemos olvidado que la historia suele corroborarse fácticamente.
Fancy a kebab, Cyprus style? Barbacoa? Boeuf Bourguignon?
Barcelona authorities announced Thursday they had fined Airbnb and Homeaway 600,000 euros ($633,600) each for advertising and renting out apartments to tourists illegally.
Time for shopping is around the corner, but you don’t need to bankrupt to show off how generous you are. This accurate guideline made by etiquette experts on how much to spend on holiday gifts based on who you are shopping for will help you: Siblings and cousins: $20 and up; Nieces and nephews: $25 and up (what about asking the parents about making a contribution to the child’s college fund?). Ups. Sorry for your close friends and coworkers: assign $15, for them; while for your in-laws: $20 and up.
Three current and former employees of Facebook who asked for anonymity have accused Zuckerberg ‘s company to have developed a new censure tool that would help the company to get back into the Chinese market, where the social network has been blocked. The new software helps the social network to suppress posts from appearing in people’s news feeds in specific geographic areas, according to three current and former Facebook employees. Mr. Zuckerberg has supported and defended the effort, the people added, according to The New York Times.
El mundo de la filantropía evoca imágenes de hombres y mujeres adinerados luciendo tuxedos y pieles en fiestas y galas de lujo. El estereotipo es merecido - generaciones de ricos patrones donando generosamente su dinero y prestigio a un selecto grupo de fundaciones, año tras año, creando un sólido sistema, aunque también elitista, rehogado en una buena dosis de tradición y ego.
The world of philanthropy conjures images of well-heeled men and women donning tuxedos and furs at fancy galas. The stereotype is well-deserved - generations of wealthy patrons lavishly contributed money and prestige to a select group of foundations over the generations, creating a robust yet exclusionary system steeped in tradition and ego.
Small businesses are boasting around the nation, but Philadelphia is still far behind the big numbers, compared to other metro regions in the East Coast, like New York, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. According to recent data from the U.S. Census by American City Business Journals, between 2010 and 2014, Philadelphia added 412 new small businesses, rising just 0.3 percent. In Washington DC, the growth rate was 4.0 percent, Boston was 2.8 percent and Baltimore's was 1.5 percent.
With a population of less tan 3 million, Uruguay has become an important source of talented entrepeneurs in Silicon Valley. This is the case of Juan Pablo Olivera, founder of Netlabs, a security software, or Gabriel López, founder of Kezmo, an alternative to Slack. “We always say Uruguay is one of the most stable places in LatAm, with excellent connections, high level of Enlgish and infrastructures”, says Isabella Antonaccio, who helps the Uruguay government to attract American investors to her country.
"Sé que no todos ustedes son rencorosos, sé que no todos los Repúblicanos son deplorables, sé que no todos los conservadores son aborrecibles, sé que no todos los hombres Blancos son odiosos, pero aquellos de ustedes que apoyaron a Trump se transformaron en facilitadores del odio."
"I know that not all of you are hateful. I know that not every registered Republican is hateful. I know that not every conservative thinker is hateful. I know that not every White person is hateful. However, those of you who supported Trump all became enablers of hate."
The fact that the Latino community moves forward in visibility and relevance in Philadelphia, where they represent the 15% of the population, depends less on the success of the candidates in the presidential race and more in the success of leaders that silently – and without much support – create companies, new jobs, assuring the stability and the prosperity of local Latino communities.
Que la comunidad Latina avance en visibilidad y relevancia en Filadelfia, donde ellos son alrededor del 15 por ciento de la población, depende menos del éxito de los candidatos en contienda electoral, que del éxito de líderes que calladamente y sin mucho apoyo, crean empresas, nuevos empleos, y con ellos, se establece la estabilidad y prosperidad en la comunidad Latina local.
De todas las cosas interesantes que se sucedieron en el Ayuntamiento de la Ciudad ayer, dos parecen ser las más importantes para la comunidad (la agenda completa puede leerse aquí). Primero, la Concejal María Quiñones-Sánchez presentó una resolución reconociendo y celebrando el Mes de la Herencia Hispana, que va desde el 15 de septiembre hasta el 15 de octubre.
En la edición del 2016 de la Conferencia para Mujeres en Pensilvania, llevado a cabo en el Centro de Convenciones y producido por las estrategias Hill + Knowlton, cerca de nueve mil mujeres (y algunos hombres) de todas las edades y provenientes de todos los escenarios, se juntaron para promover conexiones laborales, alentar el crecimiento personal y aprender de personajes inspiradores de la ciudad, como es el caso de Anita Hill. Asimismo asistieron para reírse a carcajadas de las notas carismáticas de Abby Wambach y Mindy Kaling.
At the 2016 Pennsylvania Conference for Women, hosted at The Pennsylvania Convention Center and produced by Hill + Knowlton strategies, about nine thousand women- and a few men -of all ages and backgrounds came together to foster career connections, personally grow, and learn from inspiring movers and shakers of the city, such as Anita Hill. They also came to laugh (a lot) at the charismatic keynotes from Abby Wambach and Mindy Kaling.
On Friday, September 23, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia held a conference called “Reinventing Our Communities—Transforming Our Economies.” It was the seventh in a series of biannual conferences created to address the problems faced by cities like Philadelphia, Buffalo, St. Louis and Baltimore, which in the 20th century were considered centers of industry but have since experienced demographic shifts and losses of jobs.
Ever since she was born in Mexico to workaholic and entrepreneurial parents, both her nature and her nurture have fortified in Karla Narvaez Hurley, President and founder of Global Bilingual Solutions, the gift of dreaming big.
This was the text of my introduction speech at the first annual “Latino History Awards Luncheon”, hosted by AL DIA News at the Union League Club of Philadelphia, on September 21st, 2016
The official recording of the science we now called History began 484 years before Jesus Christ.
La OMC celebra en Buenos Aires la XI Conferencia Ministerial de la OMC bajo la amenaza del regreso del proteccionismo.
La Cámara de Comercio del área metropolitana de Filadelfia organizó la primera recepción legislativa con el objetivo ayudar a los empresarios latinos a desarrollar contactos con funcionarios del gobierno local.