The city’s youngest councilmember is hitting the ground running with a youth-based agenda to create new, more positive norms for children and adolescents.
She may be going into office as one of the youngest, but Gilmore Richardson has a wealth of experience in city government to bring to the table.
Adria Córdova is leading the way towards a more inclusive, dynamic role for Latinos in the professional sphere through her work with ALPFA.
The Working Families Party rep not only ran the most lucrative third-party campaign in Philly’s history, but will also be its first third-party councilmember.
Alert, podcasters! The most prestigious journalism award will include a category for audio in 2020, and independent producers may participate.
¡Alerta, podcasters! El galardón más prestigioso del periodismo incluirá una categoría para audio en 2020, y podrán participar productores independientes.
For Senator Bob Casey, politics have always been part of his life. But what are the moments outside of the spotlight that have shaped his beliefs?
There was a time when Philadelphia's City Council President didn’t even want to be an elected official.
What will the Philadelphia Domestic Workers Bill of Rights change — and why has it taken so long for one of the fastest-growing sectors in the U.S. to have labor protections?
The former executive coordinator of the Fairmount Park Conservancy ended the Blackwell dynasty in West Philadelphia and runs unopposed in November.
La candidata demócrata a sheriff visitó AL DÍA el 12 de septiembre para hablar sobre su trayectoria hacia la postulación para el puesto y sus planes a partir de ahora.
The Democratic nominee for sheriff visited AL DÍA on September 12 to talk about her journey to running for the spot and what she’ll do to change the office.
Edgar Ramírez, founder and host of Philatinos Radio, is working with a group of organizers to hold the first celebration of literature in Spanish in Philadelphia.
Edgar Ramírez, fundador y locutor de Philatinos Radio, ha unido fuerzas con un grupo de organizadores para llevar a cabo la primera celebración de la literatura en español en Filadelfia.
The Executive Director of Philadelphia’s newest department visited AL DÍA on July 18 to discuss everything census 2020 in Philly.
Paco Ignacio Taibo II enfrenta la corrupción de México por las novelas de crimen, donde no hay muchos finales felices. Pero, él lucha por algo.
Paco Ignacio Taibo II confronts the deep-rooted corruption of Mexico through the crime novel genre, where there are few happy endings. It doesn't mean he isn't fighting for something
In his fourth novel of the series, Paco Ignacio Taibo II, captures the essence of Mexico City while writing the everyday life and loneliness of Detective Belascoarán.
The CEO of the National Constitution Center visited AL DÍA on July 10 to discuss America’s founding document in the modern, polarized context.
Author Maribel García shares her inspiration for writing her recently published novel– Profound and Perfect Things.
Witchcraft, cosmetic reconstruction, and a classic love story that ends in tragedy– Fernando de Rojas writes about a century with revolutionary ideas.
Professor Americo Mendoza Mori shares a poem from Peruvian writer José María Arguedas.
The seventh episode of Literatura Oral explores the controversial family Buendía in Gabriel García Márquez's Cien Años de Soledad.
Celebrating the life and works of one of the most important poets and dramatist of the twentieth century.
Students at JEVS Human Services' Project WOW tell AL DÍA the program's dedicated team of educators has helped move their lives forward.