Philadelphia

Alternatividad sexual tiene preocupada a una comunidad

 03/16/2017 - 20:36

Colectivo busca abrir centro en el Noreste de Filadelfia, donde personas y comunidades cuyas prácticas sexuales son consideradas no convencionales sean bienvenidas. 

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Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 8:15pm
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El Tacony Music Hall será sede de actividades académicas, sociales y artísticas que giren en torno al entendimiento e inclusión de diferentes formas de ejercer la sexualidad.

Negrin gets important support on his way to the DA seat

 03/15/2017 - 14:58

The Cuban-American strengthens as a Democrat candidate for the District Attorney's Office in Philadelphia.

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 1:15pm
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In the past, Richard Negrin has served as Prosecutor and Managing Director of the City of Philadelphia. Foto: AL DÍA News

GPHCC Mixer at Barra Rossa (Photo Gallery)

 03/13/2017 - 17:04

The Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce kicks off the first network mixer of 2017

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Monday, March 13, 2017 - 4:45pm
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The Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce held their first networking event of 2017 at Barra Rossa restaurant this past weekend. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

This is not a celebration, this is a claim for our rights!

 03/10/2017 - 01:48
Hundreds of women took the streets in downtown Philly to raise their voices against the laboral, political and economic inequities. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DÍA News.
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Even before five o'clock in the afternoon, dozens of women with posters, megaphones, and pink caps were being seen walking downtown. The meeting was in Logan Square, in the heart of Philadelphia. The occasion? Well, that depends on the perspective: for an unaware bystander (who generally has no perspective), it was one more celebration of International Women's Day. On the other hand, for those with a gender perspective, "celebration" is not a word that does justice to March 8th.

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 11:41pm
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Hundreds of women took the streets in downtown Philly to raise their voices against the laboral, political and economic inequities. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DÍA News.

¿Por qué se canceló el Carnaval de Puebla en Filadelfia?

 03/10/2017 - 00:31
En entrevista con AL DÍA News, miembros del comité San Mateo Carnavalero explicaron las razones de su decisión. Foto: AL DÍA News.

A mitad de esta semana, la emisora de radio virtual Philatinos.com, originada en South Philly, dio a conocer la noticia: el Carnaval de Puebla -que la

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Friday, March 10, 2017 - 1:13pm
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En entrevista con AL DÍA News, miembros del comité San Mateo Carnavalero explicaron las razones de su decisión. Foto: AL DÍA News.

Protect and Defend: NCLR Creates Latino Political Agenda

 03/09/2017 - 18:58

Today National Council of La Raza gathered local community leaders and non-profit directors to discuss what they can do to "protect and defend the advances the Latinos have made in this country thus far," according to Rafael Collazo, Director of Political Campaigns.

Focusing on ensuring that they remain inclusive of all political leanings, the group came together to decide what the high-line items were and how they can enact change on a real level in the community. 

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Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 9:27pm
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Rafael Collazo, Political Director of the National Council of La Raza lays out agenda for NCLR.

Mujeres no celebraron su día, reclamaron sus derechos

 03/09/2017 - 00:04
Cientos de mujeres se tomaron las calles del centro de Filadelfia para levantar su voz de protesta por las condiciones laborales, políticas y económicas que enfrentan. Foto: Peter Fitzpatrick
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Desde antes de las cinco de la tarde ya empezaban a verse, caminando por el centro, a decenas de mujeres armadas de carteles, megáfonos y gorros color rosa. La cita era en la glorieta de Logan Square, en pleno corazón de Filadelfia. ¿La ocasión? Bueno, eso depende de la perspectiva: para el transeúnte desprevenido (que generalmente no tiene perspectiva), se trató de una celebración más del Día Internacional de la Mujer. En cambio, para quienes tienen perspectiva –sobre todo de género–, “celebración” no es una palabra que le hace justicia al 8 de marzo.

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 11:41pm
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Cientos de mujeres se tomaron las calles del centro de Filadelfia para levantar su voz de protesta por las condiciones laborales, políticas y económicas que enfrentan. Foto: Peter Fitzpatrick

Could recreational marijuana fix the city's financial problems?

 03/08/2017 - 18:30
Photo courtesy Raihan Rana via Creative Commons

As Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale went on record saying that allowing - and taxing - recreational marijuana could help the state find money to close its budget gap, one has to wonder if the same could be applied to the city of Philadelphia.

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Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 7:00am
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Photo courtesy Raihan Rana via Creative Commons

Latina Scientists of the 20th Century (Photo gallery)

 03/08/2017 - 18:27
Ellen Ochoa on her third spaceflight, helping to transport supplies from the space shuttle Discovery to the International Space Station in spring 1999. Photo: NASA

The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that the Hispanic population in the U.S. will reach 132.8 million (or 30 percent of the total U.S. population) by the year 2050.   But Latino students, along with other minorities, continue to be underrepresented in the STEM disciplines and to receive STEM degrees at a lower rate than their White counterparts. Latino students are more likely than Whites to be exposed to funding inequities and to have science teachers who did not major in science.

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 4:35pm
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Ellen Ochoa on her third spaceflight, helping to transport supplies from the space shuttle Discovery to the International Space Station in spring 1999. Photo: NASA

The Philadelphia Masonic Temple (Photo Gallery)

 03/08/2017 - 00:59

The Masonic Temple has long been considered as one of the great wonders of the Masonic World. Constructed in 1873, the Masonic Temple in Philadelphia has some of the finest artifacts of Freemasonry as well as lodge rooms that are based on the ancient themes of the architectural world. It’s said that every room constructed has purposely one flaw put into the architecture or decoration to show that man is not perfect compared to God.

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 12:39am
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Portraits of Grand Masters of the Masons adorn the walls in the Benjamin Franklin Room. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/ AL DIA News

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The Cuban-American strengthens as a Democrat candidate for the District Attorney's Office in Philadelphia.

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