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Hot Jazz in a hot summer continues in August as Philadelphia’s The Jazz Sanctuary performs in Yardley, Wayne, and Malvern

August 5, 2023

Philadelphia’s most unique performing arts non-profit, The Jazz Sanctuary, has three free, live concert performances in the suburban Philadelphia area including Yardley, Wayne and Malvern this month. “The Jazz Sanctuary will reach 750 live performances since the organization’s founding in 2011, and we will have multiple celebrations of that milestone this fall at Main Line…

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At Philadelphia Training Center, Gov. Shapiro highlights workforce training program that will create 10,000 infrastructure jobs across the Commonwealth

August 4, 2023

ABOVE PHOTO: Gov. Shapiro speaks to members of Steamfitters 420 Local in Philadelphia about the new Commonwealth Workforce Transformation Program (CWTP) on August 2. ( Photo courtesy Shapiro press office) PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – On Wednesday, Gov. Josh Shapiro and Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Secretary Nancy A. Walker visited Steamfitters 420 Local in Philadelphia…

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Coming full circle

August 4, 2023

ABOVE PHOTO: Charisse McGillExecutive Director, Farmers Market CoalitionPHOTO: Lokal Artisan Foods Group As National Farmers Market Week approaches, Charisse McGill, Philadelphia’s First Lady of French Toast, hopes to make you fall in love with Farmers markets.By Denise Clay-MurrayBefore creating Lokal Artisan Foods and showing Philadelphians that French toast was not just for breakfast anymore, Charisse…

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Philadelphia educators of color more likely to leave

August 2, 2023

Photo: Philadelphia School District teacher Rhonda Hicks (AP/Michael Perez) BY MARC LEVY HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Rhonda Hicks could have kept working into her 60s. She loved teaching and loved her students in Philadelphia’s public schools. As a Black woman, she took pride in being a role model for many children of color. But other aspects of…

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Nicetown Community Development Corporation to host Giveback Festival

July 31, 2023

By Constance Garcia-BarrioABOVE PHOTO: Scenes from last year’s Nicetown CDC Giveback Festival and Peace March.Photos: Nicetown CDC Nicetown Community Development Corporation (CDC)’s 21st Annual Community Giveback Festival, will take place from August 11 to August 12. According to Majeedah Rashid, chief operating officer of the organization, the event will emphasize useful resources, employment, and strategies…

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Getting On The Same Page

July 30, 2023

City Council’s Special Committee on Gun Violence has spent the summer talking to stakeholders about ways to ensure people get through the season safely. By Denise Clay-Murray Photo Credit: Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson’s office In Philadelphia over the last few years, living hasn’t necessarily been easy in the summertime as gun violence has been an issue….

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Historic Court Victory Advocates for Equitable Education Funding in Pennsylvania

July 28, 2023

NAACP PA State Conference’s unchallenged lawsuit win fuels efforts for fair education resources for all Pennsylvania children FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 27, 2023 HARRISBURG, PA – A significant court victory led by the NAACP PA State Conference marks a milestone in the fight for educational equity for Pennsylvania’s children. The lawsuit, unchallenged by an appeal…

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