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I came across this book again this week, after I first picked it up several years ago in a Barnes & Noble Store in Philadelphia.
It is a book the former CEO of Chrysler Corporation, Lee Iacocca, wrote, after his magical and also controversial turnaround of the car manufacturer company, one of the "Big Three" in America.
En conjunción con una exposición titulado, "Una Sola Voz", Marisol Vélez-Aquino y Gustavo Santiago-Jiménez están organizando talleres titulados, “Oscar López, el Educador”. La iniciativa fue creada para ayudar a los estudiantes a entender el impacto de nacionalista puertorriqueño Oscar López-Rivera.
Oscar Lopez Rivera.
Well, there were already 2 in my family.
My brother Agustín, Electrical Engineer, and my brother Raúl, who just retired from his noble profession, after a long and meritorious career as a Mechanical Engineer.
At age 16, I wanted to be, if not "somebody", at least somebody else.
Make my life count for something —not like in an act of heroism— but, in a more earthly purpose, to avoid being a blatant redundancy.
Or perhaps, God forbids, a plain-vanilla, mediocre, self-conceited brat.
Nos gustaría averiguarlo nosotros mismos.
Por esta razón, AL DÍA lanzó la semana pasada uno de los proyectos editoriales más excitantes en los 25 años de historia de este medio de comunicación independiente, fundado y dirigido por periodistas. Un medio ubicado aquí mismo, en Filadelfia, el segundo mayor enclave de la diáspora portorriqueña en los EEUU.
We would like to find out ourselves...
That is why AL DÍA launched last week one of the most exciting editorial projects during our 25 years of existence as an independent news outlet —owned and operated by journalists— here in Philadelphia, home to the second largest settlement of the large Puerto Rican Diáspora in the U.S.
Taking advantage of the DNC2016, which was hosted in our city the final week of July, AL DÍA launched an unique editorial crowd-sourcing project to document an untold, undocumented story:
Achieving the Dream announced last month that the Community College of Philadelphia will be a participant in a new initiative that will engage part-time faculty as active contributors to CCP’s reform efforts under the leadership of full-time faculty.
25 local middle and high school students will join thousands of journalists in covering the Democratic National Convention this week, as part of the DNC Committee’s Youth Engagement Program.
This ‘‘Colombiana,” in the good, not bad sense of the word, is influencing more the U.S. mainstream culture than Julián Castro ever would do, even if he gets the shot of being the running mate of Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton.
Dozens of volunteers from the DNCC, RealClearPolitics, CHOP, and local and national credit unions collaborate to help build a Health and Wellness Garden at CHOP’s Karabots Pediatric Care Center in West Philadelphia.
Coded by Kids is seeking applicants for a newly designed teaching fellowship that will provide project-based technology education to Philadelphia middle and high school students.
Filadelfia se ha convertido en la primera gran ciudad de los Estados Unidos en aprobar un impuesto sobre las bebidas azucaradas. El Concejo de la ciudad dio luz verde al ‘Soda Tax’ con 13 votos a favor y 4 en contra.
Today Mayor Kenney signed the sugary beverage tax into law.
From tha passing of the sugary beverage text, to a hearing on the 1996 immigration laws. It’s been a rather busy week for Philadelphia City Council.
Mayor Jim Kenney was joined by more than 100 pre-K students on Saturday, and their families at Philadelphia’s first Pre-K Move-Up Celebration held at the Please Touch Museum.
Last week, Olney Charter High School baseball team topped a record-breaking season by winning Philadelphia’s public league baseball championship.
Philadelphia announced yesterday its efforts in adding two Muslim holidays, Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, to official holiday calendars for the school district.
Tras prestar su servicio militar en Irak, Sylvester Mobley regresó a su Filadelfia natal con algo en mente: mejorar su comunidad instruyendo a niños de barrios desfavorecidos para convertirlos en expertos en codificación.
After a tour of duty in Iraq, Sylvester Mobley came back home to Philadelphia with an idea: To improve his community by helping inner-city youth become master coders.
The Philadelphia local school community gathered together yesterday in support of Benjamin Franklin High School student Brian Burney.
La estrella y creador del musical Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda, fue el encargado de dar un impactante discurso a los graduados de la Universidad de Pensilvania.