Nigel Thompson

Nigel Thompson
I cover local and national politics pertaining to Latinx communities across Philly and the U.S.

I'm a reporter for AL DÍA and graduate of Temple University's Master of Journalism program class of 2019. Before AL DÍA, my last reporting gig was at a small online political journal called Merion West.

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Philadelphia City Council’s Special Committee on Poverty Reduction and Prevention pitches its social safety net to community members

 11/19/2019 - 17:42
Will Hall, Financial Empowerment Program Manager at Philadelphia's Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity speaks with community members at City Council's Special Poverty Committee's first neighborhood hearing on Nov. 18 at the Philadelphia Aging Corporation. Photo: Nigel Thompson/AL DÍA News.

The committee’s first of three subcommittee neighborhood hearings discussed everything from prison reform to potential government assistance programs to combat poverty in Philadelphia.