ICE no longer has access to Philadelphia's real-time police arraignment database, but activists say it is one battle won, with many to go, for the immigrant community in Philadelphia.
Coincidiendo con el comienzo del nuevo curso, el Superintendente del Distrito Escolar de Filadelfia, el Dr. William Hite, reflexiona sobre el retorno al control local, las prioridades del Distrito y cómo garantizar que las escuelas sean “espacios seguros” para todos los niños, independientemente de su estado migratorio o procedencia.
Cuban-American author Alexandra Diaz provides a window into the migrant journey of children from Central America with her award-winning novel for middle grades, “The Only Road.”
As school kicks off early this year, School District of Philadelphia Superintendent Dr. William Hite reflects on the return to local control, the District’s priorities, and how to ensure schools are “safe spaces” for all children regardless of their immigration status or background.
En anticipación de su concierto este sábado en Atlantic City, NJ, el famoso cantante puertorriqueño habló con AL DÍA sobre el impacto intangible de "Despacito," las canciones que han sido importantes en su propia vida, el proceso de recuperación de Puerto Rico después de María, y más.
Ahead of his concert on Saturday in Atlantic City, NJ, the world-famous Puerto Rican singer-songwriter spoke to AL DÍA about the intangible international impact of "Despacito," the songs that have been the soundtrack to his own life, the continued recovery process in Puerto Rico after Maria, and more.
Through activities and community building exercises, children impacted by Hurricane Maria began to heal from the trauma of disaster at the Liberty Lutheran’s Camp Noah in Reading, PA.
With a crowd numbering in the thousands, labor union leaders and immigrants rights advocates joined in calling for an end to family detention and separation.
TechServ, a new citywide and soon-to-be statewide program, tackles the STEM and IT divide in urban centers by training "opportunity youth" to work at partner organizations in local communities.
La importancia de El Futuro, una organización sin fines de lucro que atiende a la comunidad mexicano-americana de Filadelfia, ha ido creciendo desde que Trump ganó las elecciones.
A Chicago-based band from the Dominican Republic, La Armada fuses metal, punk, and hardcore, as well as the musical traditions of their native country, in their artistic quest to break down the many forms of modern-day colonialism.
Nine-year-old Jayden Perez received one of 14 awards from TD Bank for outstanding young citizens at the National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia on Thursday.
The world-renowned Puerto Rican rapper who catapulted to fame with the group Calle 13 is known for articulating his political and humanitarian beliefs. But the truth of his work and his creative mission is more complex than serving simply as a mouthpiece for movements.
El rapero puertorriqueño, que saltó a la fama con el grupo Calle 13, se ha convertido en una superestrella, conocida particularmente por expresar sus convicciones políticas y humanitarias. Pero su trabajo y misión como creativo implica una realidad mucho más compleja que ser un simple portavoz de las injusticias sociales.
The nonprofit’s El Futuro site in the Italian Market, serving mostly the Mexican-American community, has only grown in importance since Donald Trump was elected president.
El centro de asesoramiento multilingüe del Distrito Escolar inauguró el lunes pasado su séptimo programa anual de inscripciones y asesoramiento especial para estudiantes y familias que no tienen el inglés como primera lengua.
Camp Noah, run by St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, aims to help 50 children displaced by Hurricanes Irma and Maria heal from their trauma while having fun.
On July 31, young people who have been working as interns this summer at over 60 community-based organizations throughout the city, including Concilio in North Philly, demonstrated the professional skills and knowledge they’ve built.
This week, the School District’s Multilingual Access Center kicked off its seventh annual Special Registration and Assessment program for students and families who speak a language other than English.
Demonstrators donning robes evoking the dystopian Hulu television series and novel, The Handmaid's Tale, protested Vice President Mike Pence's appearance at the Union League in Philadelphia.
A new website and lesson resource guide gives teachers the necessary resources to be able to teach students about the social and historical context of Central American immigration.
Joshua Santiago crea conciencia sobre las personas sin techo con una iniciativa con la que proyecta viajar por todo el país con una barbería rodante.
Joshua Santiago is raising awareness about homelessness in Philadelphia and beyond as he builds an initiative that would allow him to travel throughout the country with an RV mobile barbershop.
Filadelfia puede disfrutar ahora del primer puesto latino permanente en este mercado tradicional, con los platos callejeros puertorriqueños favoritos de Luis Liceaga y Rafi Nieto.
The agency's internal report details what went wrong in how FEMA responded to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.