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Amber Hikes replace Nellie Fitzpatrick in Office of LGBT Affairs

 02/13/2017 - 16:45
Amber Hikes replace Nellie Fitzpatrick in Office of LGBT Affairs
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Mayor Kenney’s administration has confirmed that the Office of LGBT Affairs will get a new face with Amber Hikes appointment.

After two years, Nellie Fitzpatrick has stepped down and confirmed to Philly Voice that she will be returning to law stating, "It was not my decision, but I was very happy to move on," she says.

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Monday, February 13, 2017 - 4:40pm
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Richard Negrin encabeza el ataque

 02/06/2017 - 18:45

En la reunión de febrero de Philly for Change, los candidatos para fiscal de distrito en Filadelfia hablaron al grupo de sus plataformas y sobre sus decisiones profesionales y sobre cómo impactarían sus decisiones como fiscal de distrito.

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Monday, February 6, 2017 - 5:43pm
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Richard Negrin, Philly for Change, Filadelfia, Philadelphia, DA
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El candidato la fiscal de distrito en la papeleta democrática, Richard Negrin, se dirige a un grupo de miembros de Philly for Change y al público en general.

Richard Negrin leads the charge

 02/06/2017 - 17:49
Richard Negrin leads the charge
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At Philly for Change’s February meeting, three candidates for Philadelphia District Attorney spoke to the group on their platforms and their previous career decisions and how they would impact their decisions as DA. The meetings are set to determine how the group would vote to endorse a candidate.

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Monday, February 6, 2017 - 5:43pm
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City Under Siege: Trump Against Sanctuary Cities

 01/25/2017 - 19:26
City Under Siege: Trump Against Sanctuary Cities
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President Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday to strip federal funds from sanctuary cities. As Philadelphia maintains its status as a "4th Amendment" or sanctuary city, the order will prevent cities such as Philadelphia from getting access to any federal grants, blocked by the Department of Homeland Security.

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 7:03pm
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Racismo en el Gayborhood: una realidad

 01/24/2017 - 14:37
Racismo en el Gayborhood: una realidad
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En reacción a varias quejas informales sobre racismo en el barrio del centro de la ciudad, incluyendo un vídeo viral del dueño de iCandy utilizando injurias racistas en repetidas ocasiones, la Comisión de Relaciones Humanas de Filadelfia (PCHR por sus siglas en inglés) la publicado el reporte “Ejecución del Informe Monitor: En Referencia al Racismo y la Discriminación en la Comunidad LGBTQ de Filadelfia”, basándose en una audiencia pública que fue llevada a cabo el 25 de Octubre del 2016.

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Monday, January 23, 2017 - 1:46pm
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City plans to reduce racism in Gayborhood: Bars under investigation

 01/23/2017 - 14:23
City plans to reduce racism in Gayborhood: Bars under investigation
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In reaction to several informal complaints about racism in Center City's Gayborhood including a viral video of iCandy's owner using a racial slur several time the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations (PCHR) released a report, “Inform Monitor Enforce: Addressing Racism and Discrimination in Philadelphia’s LGBTQ Community, based on a public hearing that was held on October 25th, 2016.

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Monday, January 23, 2017 - 1:46pm
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¿Quiere ser un político? Le explicamos cómo

 01/20/2017 - 13:54
¿Quiere ser un político? Le explicamos cómo
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Si alguna vez le ha dado curiosidad cómo se lleva a cabo el proceso electoral en Filadelfia, aquí tiene las respuestas a sus preguntas.

En un esfuerzo por educar a aquellos que quieren postularse en política, el Comité Democrático Progresista de Filadelfia ha establecido un panel de discusión que se prolongará durante los próximos meses y durante las próximas elecciones, alentando a las personas a involucrarse en el proceso político.

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Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 3:23pm
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Want to be a poltician? Here’s how.

 01/19/2017 - 15:26
Want to be a poltician? Here’s how.
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If you’ve ever been curious about the election process in Philly, you can now get answers to all your questions.

An effort from the Philadelphia Democratic Progressive Committee to educate those who wish to run for office, the panel discussion set to continue within the upcoming months and elections have been designed to encourage the public to get involved in the political process.

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Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 3:23pm
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La Comisión Anti-Drogas de Kenney se pone en marcha

 01/13/2017 - 12:23
La Comisión Anti-Drogas de Kenney se pone en marcha
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El día miércoles, la Comisión Anti-Drogas del Alcalde Kenney se reunió por primera vez. Organizado para atacar el aumento de uso de drogas opiáceas, tanto de prescripción como ilegales, el equipo está conformado por miembros del consejo, organismos de seguridad y otros líderes comunitarios.

Este equipo de trabajo se ha estructurado en 5 subcomités, y ha adoptado la misión de organizar un plan ciudadano para prevenir el uso, la distribución, la sobredosis y la adicción a drogas de prescripción y a la heroína.

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Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 10:10pm
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Cities in the Populist Era

 01/13/2017 - 03:36
Demonstrations against Guantanamo in Washington D.C yesterday. Cities like Seattle, Washington DC or Berlin are examples of cities that are doing more than just opposing anti-urban national policies and citizens become engaged volunteers to help improve quality of life. EFE/Michael Reynolds
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CityLab magazine explore 5 kinds of cities we'll see in the Populist Era. Will your city go into triage mode, double down on progressive policies, or flex its financial muscle in 2017?

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Friday, January 13, 2017 - 3:04am
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Demonstrations against Guantanamo in Washington D.C yesterday. Cities like Seattle, Washington DC or Berlin are examples of cities that are doing more than just opposing anti-urban national policies and citizens become engaged volunteers to help improve quality of life. EFE/Michael Reynolds

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