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SEPTA is phasing out token sales. Photo Samantha Laub /AL DÍA News
Celia Batista

SEPTA is using its website and social media platforms to invite passengers to join SEPTA Key, the company’s new fare system, and to inform riders that tokens sales are being phased out.

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Conozca a Melissa Mark-Viverito y celebre 'El Grito de Lares'

 09/27/2014 - 14:16
Conozca a Melissa Mark-Viverito y celebre 'El Grito de Lares'

Con el propósito de celebrar a la mujer puertorriqueña y en conmemoración de ‘El Grito de Lares’, la concejal Melissa Mark-Viverito, la primera mujer boricua electa como presidenta del Concejo de Nueva York , visitará Taller Puertorriqueño durante una recepción especial.

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Recaudación de medicamentos en North Philly con ‘National Drug Take Back’

 09/27/2014 - 12:11
Recaudación de medicamentos en North Philly con ‘National Drug Take Back’

El representante estatal Angel Cruz y el sheriff de Filadelfia Jewell Williams colaborarán con la Agencia de Control de Drogas (DEA) para llevar a cabo una recaudación de drogas y medicamentos en ‘National Drug Take Back’.

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Rittenhouse hate crime mobilizes inclusion of LGBT protections in legislation

 09/22/2014 - 11:13
(L. to R.) State Senators, Mike Stack, Larry Farnese and Daylin Leach.

State Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Phila.) announced he will hold a rally on Sept. 23 in the Pennsylvania Capitol to advocate for the passage of Senate Bill 42, legislation that would expand the commonwealth’s hate crime protections to include Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) citizens.

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Crímen de odio moviliza equidad LGBT en Pensilvania

 09/22/2014 - 10:32
(Izq. a der.) Los senadores estatales, Mike Stack, Larry Farnese y Daylin Leach, forman parte de la coalición que apoya legislaciones de equidad LGBT.

El senador estatal de Pensilvania Larry Farnese organizará una manifestación en Harrisburg este martes 23 de septiembre a las 11:00 a.m., para pedir apoyo por el proyecto de ley SB 42, para expandir la protección legal contra crímenes de odio que incluya a miembros de la comunidad lesbiana, gay, bisexual y transgénero (LGBT).

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Agents of change

 09/19/2014 - 15:18
Will Gonzalez has worked in Philadelphia since 1985 and has focused his work to address those affected by lack of opportunities.. Photo: Samantha Madera/ AL DÍA News

As Malcolm Gladwell said, "The success of any kind of social epidemic is heavily dependent on the involvement of people with a particular and rare set of social gifts”. Take a look at some Latino CEO’s and leaders that are catalyzing change in the region.

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