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.
El mercado más popular de Filadelfia tendrá su primer aprovisionamiento de generosidad vegana gracias a los Lucci, propietarios de la compañía de productos veganos LUHV foods, que se venden en diversos supermercados de la región.
La organización sin fines de lucro Mighty Writers tenía previsto donar esta semana un centenar de libros infantiles en español para los niños retenidos en el centro de detención de Berks County. Pero el lunes, la dirección del centro anunció repentinamente que cancelaba la entrega.
The nonprofit Mighty Writers planned to deliver 100 Spanish-language, age-appropriate books to children being held at Berks County Detention Center this week. But on Monday, the center’s administration suddenly canceled the Tuesday drop-off.
The online resource outlines current federal policy and what steps Philadelphians can take to voice their opposition to the Trump administration’s current immigration policy.
Organizers stressed the need for continued action to take steps to protect immigrants and immigrant families throughout the city and state.
The protest in Philadelphia is set to take place this Saturday at 11 a.m. in Logan Circle as part of the national day of action led by Families Belong Together.