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Sixth grade students from Eugenio Maria de Hostos Charter School pose in front of their project display in the Liacouras Center on May 30. Photo: Nigel Thompson/AL DÍA News.

Young Heroes is a year-long curriculum that shows elementary and middle schoolers how their First Amendment rights empower them to take action in their communities.

Brasil y Filadelfia, historia común de una educación marcada por la segregación

 08/16/2017 - 16:31
Baobab Flowers

La directora brasileña Gabriela Watson, galardonada en el Blackstar Film Festival por su cortometraje Baobab Flowers, explora los efectos de la segregación en las escuelas públicas de Brasil y EEUU.

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Celia Alves - Especial para AL DÍA News

Preschools visit City Hall in anticipation to 'Soda Tax' vote

 06/08/2016 - 16:34
Photo: Michelle Severino / Al Dia News

In anticipation of the possible City Council vote on the “soda tax” proposal, the Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) organization gathered dozens of pre-schoolers in support of universal pre-K expansion in Philadelphia schools.
The event was held on Wednesday as City Council members were invited to meet and greet the students. At the same time, the Philadelphians Against the Grocery Tax Coalition held a rally outside City Hall urging council members to reject the mayor’s "soda tax” proposal.

Plain Text Author: 
Michelle Severino