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.
Philly-based PRWT worked on the ground to make the recovery from Hurricane Maria a little easier for Puerto Ricans in the town of Guayama.
On Sunday, a planned demonstration resulted in the arrest of approximately 17 people, as protesters at the Berks County Residential Center called for Gov. Wolf to shut down the family detention center.
Philly can now have its fill of Luis Liceaga and Rafi Nieto’s Puerto Rican street food favorites at the historic market’s first Latino-owned permanent vendor.
Puerto Rican education advocate Leticia Egea-Hinton is an integral part of the School District’s historic transition to local control.
Conoce a Leticia Egea-Hinton: Esta líder puertorriqueña es parte integral de la histórica transición del Distrito Escolar a control local.
Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner, immigrant rights organizations, Occupy ICE protesters, and others continue to call for Mayor Kenney and city officials to end ICE’s access to the police arraignment database.
On Monday, the nine representatives who assumed local control of the School District on July 1 introduced themselves to the community and decided on their governance structure.
More Philadelphia young people than ever before will be interning with over 25 city agencies this summer through the Work Ready program, managed by the Philadelphia Youth Network.
The week-long free program, to be held in Harrisburg in August, was established by Governor Wolf and Secretary of Banking and Securities Robin L. Wiessman to encourage more young people to enter the banking industry throughout Pennsylvania.
Contra todo pronóstico, esta banda de punk tex-mex está ganando seguidores en todo el país con su particular fusión de influencias musicales de ambos lados de la frontera.
Los organizadores destacaron la necesidad de acción continuada para avanzar en la protección de los inmigrantes y sus familias en toda la ciudad y el resto del estado.
The City of Brotherly “LUHV” will be getting its fill of vegan goodness thanks to the Luccis, who have already made their mark in the city and throughout the region with their family-owned business.