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Councilmember Quinones Sánchez speaks out against violence in Kensington and Hunting Park neighborhoods

October 25, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Councilmember Maria Quinones Sanchez (Photo: phlcouncil.com) Representing the City of Philadelphia’s 7th Council District, Councilmember Maria Quinones Sanchez says she has spent nearly 12 years consoling parents, children, families, and communities through the trauma of gun violence that occurs in Philadelphia’s neighborhoods.  “The years of life, hope, and possibility that have been lost are…

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Everything to know about Love Your Park Fall Service Day 2019

October 25, 2019

by Melissa Romero MyPhillyPark.org Want to do some good for your community? Show your neighborhood park some love! Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation are excited to announce that volunteer registration for Love Your Park Fall Service Day is now open! This fall there are 100-plus parks hosting clean-up service days on Saturday,…

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Safe & Sober Support Group Returns this Fall

October 25, 2019

This fall, Women In Transition (WIT) is bringing back “Safe and Sober,” a peer support group at the intersection of substance abuse and domestic violence. Called “Safe & Sober,” the 8-week group program will meet once a week. Participants will learn about the connection between domestic violence and substance abuse, understand the cycles of recovery…

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Rep. Cummings hailed as ‘North Star’ for Democrats

October 25, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: The late Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings is carried through the Rotunda of the Capitol to lie in state at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. The Maryland congressman and civil rights champion died Thursday, Oct. 17, at age 68 of complications from long-standing health issues. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) —…

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Harriet Hike at Bartram’s Garden

October 25, 2019

“In honor of the film premiere of “Harriet”, women across the country are encouraged to organize hikes in their area. Harriet Tubman was an amazing leader and organizer. Let’s honor her story by organizing hikes in her name.”—African American Nature & Parks Experience The African American Nature & Parks Experience, Black History Maven, and Bartram’s…

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Giving Justice To An Icon

October 25, 2019

Harriet Tubman gets the spotlight in the new film “Harriet,” and so does 19th century Philadelphia. By Denise Clay As part of the 28th annual Philadelphia Film Festival, director Kasi Lemmons brought her latest project, “Harriet” to the Philadelphia Film Society theater Wednesday night. The Harriet Tubman biopic, which stars Tony-Award winning actors Cynthia Erivo…

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Six victims at hospital following shooting in Philadelphia

October 18, 2019

ASSOCIATED PRESS Police say six people ranging in ages from 14 to 27 have been hit by gunfire in a shooting in north Philadelphia. A Philadelphia police news release says six victims were taken to Temple University Hospital after 911 calls of a shooting came in at about 5:24 p.m. Sunday. Police say four of…

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Cause for hope and caution following police shooting in home

October 18, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: In this Sept. 10, 2018 file photo, Brandt Jean, center left, brother of shooting victim Botham Jean, hugs his sister Allisa Charles-Findley, during a news conference about the shooting of Botham Jean by Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger, outside the Frank Crowley Courts Building in Dallas. He was joined by his mother, Allison…

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