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Project Northstar, a tech conference organized by Black & Brown Founders in partnership with the city to take place this October, seeks to highlight and amplify the work of Black and Latinx entrepreneurs.

Consulates ban together against Trump

 03/03/2017 - 01:27
Centro de Defensoria Mexican Consulate.

The Consulate of Mexico in Philadelphia held the official inauguration of the “Legal Defense Center” for Mexican immigrant rights within its offices, located at 111 South Independence Mall East,.

Given the new immigration measures announced by the United States government and President Trump, the President of Mexico instructed all of the Mexican Consulates in this country to become “authentic defenders of the rights of [Mexican] immigrants.”

10 Latina Warriors you should know

 02/28/2017 - 17:45
Latina activists. 

Suffragettes, protesters, speakers and leaders - from Ana Roqué Géigel de Duprey and Luisa Capetillo in the late 1800s to Mariposa Fernández and Monica Carrillo in our current times - since the beginning of the 20th century, women have had to fight for their place in society as equal individuals, in front of a oppressive masculine society and a convenient feminine one.

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Jamila Johnson and Yamily Habib

¿Por qué hay tantos candidatos a Fiscal de Distrito?

 02/28/2017 - 14:19

La atestada carrera por la oficina del Fiscal de Distrito de Filadelfia se ha covertido una de las elecciones más anticipadas para las primarias de este mes de Mayo.

Con siete candidatos, es impresionante cómo la competencia se volvió tan atestada, tan rápido.

La oficina de fiscal más grande del estado, la posición de Fiscal de Distrito de Filadelfia, es deseada por abogados en todo el área.

Pero tras la emoción y la decepción que rodeó la elección de Seth Williams, y luego a su caída en picada, podríamos pensar que sólo los más valientes se lanzarían.

Rising Hate: Jewish Community Centers Confront a Wave of Bomb Threats

 02/28/2017 - 03:23

The country is confronting a wave of bomb threats and vandalism against Jewish Americans institutions. At least 19 community centers and schools in 11 states were targeted on Monday, just one day after scores of headstones were damaged or pushed over at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, and less than a week after a Jewish cemetery in suburban St Louis reported more than 150 headstones vandalized, reported The Atlantic.

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Tres miembros de la comunidad inmigrante comparten sus historias

 02/21/2017 - 14:57

Poca gente conoce bien las principales preocupaciones de la comunidad inmigrante. Al margen de la retórica política, no son muchos los que prestan atención a las necesidades de esta importante parte de la población de Filadelfia.

Esta semana, una madre de dos niños, una activista y un beneficiario del DACA compartieron sus testimonios con la prensa en la sede de Juntos.

Say goodbye to LOVE

 02/15/2017 - 09:58
Say goodbye to LOVE

Take your pictures today while you still can. The iconic Love statue will disappear until Summer 2017.

The City of Philadelphia’s Public Art Program will remove Robert Indiana’s LOVE sculpture (1976) for restoration, before it’s returned to the LOVE Park also known as  John F. Kennedy Plaza.

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