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SEPTA's new fare card is now on sale

 06/13/2016 - 10:15
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SEPTA’s new fare card is finally on sale to the public.

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Monday, June 13, 2016 - 9:56am
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JUNTOS y FINANTA ofrecen talleres para inmigrantes latinos

 06/13/2016 - 09:31
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Ambas organizaciones ofrecerán talleres gratuitos sobre cómo comprar una vivienda este lunes 13 y martes 14 de junio en las oficinas de Juntos.

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Friday, June 10, 2016 - 2:48pm
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Ana Gamboa
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JUNTOS and FINANTA will host workshops for Latino immigrants

 06/10/2016 - 15:02
photo: JUNTOS

Nonprofit groups will host workshops on how to properly buy a house on June 13th and 14th.

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Friday, June 10, 2016 - 2:48pm
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Rogelio Aguilar
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NSNP to host 'Yo Soy Mi Sueño: Youth Art Showcase'

 06/09/2016 - 11:25
Norris Square Neighborhood Project (NSNP) hosts Yo Soy Mi Sueño Youth Art Showcase Featuring Poetry Readings, Live Performance, Crafts, and Visual Art in Historic Las Parcelas Community Garden
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Video, silkscreen, performances, original music, and street art-style projects will be featured.

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Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 11:09am
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Norris Square Neighborhood Project (NSNP) hosts Yo Soy Mi Sueño Youth Art Showcase Featuring Poetry Readings, Live Performance, Crafts, and Visual Art in Historic Las Parcelas Community Garden

Valley Youth House hosts couchesdontcount campaign

 06/09/2016 - 04:03
Dominique Johnson/Al DÍA News

The nonprofit organization Valley Youth House will be placing random couches throughout Center City in an efforts to raise awareness homeless LGBTQ youth in the city.

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Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 3:42am
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Los grupos están listos: La Unity Cup ya está más cerca

 06/08/2016 - 17:07
Photo: Orlando Almonte/Office of Immigrant Affairs

Los 32 equipos participantes en el Philadelphia International Unity Cup quedaron repartidos en ocho grupos que compondrán la primera ronda del torneo que comenzará este mes de septiembre.

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 3:59pm
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Lucia Tejo
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Preschools visit City Hall in anticipation to 'Soda Tax' vote

 06/08/2016 - 16:34
Photo: Michelle Severino / Al Dia News
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In anticipation of the possible City Council vote on the “soda tax” proposal, the Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) organization gathered dozens of pre-schoolers in support of universal pre-K expansion in Philadelphia schools.
The event was held on Wednesday as City Council members were invited to meet and greet the students. At the same time, the Philadelphians Against the Grocery Tax Coalition held a rally outside City Hall urging council members to reject the mayor’s "soda tax” proposal.

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 3:41pm
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The groups are drawn: Unity Cup closer to kickoff

 06/08/2016 - 16:19
Photo: Orlando Almonte/Office of Immigrant Affairs

The 32 teams participating in the Philadelphia International Unity Cup drawn into eight groups that will start the first round of play in the tournament this fall.

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 3:59pm
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Martin Martinez
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Kenney celebrates students at first Pre-K move-up ceremony

 06/06/2016 - 11:12
Photo courtesy of the City of Philadelphia

Mayor Jim Kenney was joined by more than 100 pre-K students on Saturday, and their families at Philadelphia’s first Pre-K Move-Up Celebration held at the Please Touch Museum.

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Monday, June 6, 2016 - 10:46am
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Dominique Johnson
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Olney heads to state playoffs after record-breaking season

 06/03/2016 - 12:21
Photo courtesy of Olney Charter High School

Last week, Olney Charter High School baseball team topped a record-breaking season by winning Philadelphia’s public league baseball championship.

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Friday, June 3, 2016 - 11:47am
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Dominique Johnson
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