Philadelphia

On January 5th in Philadelphia, a tragic fire killed 12 people, including eight children. The family is raising money for funeral costs, and you can help. The organizer of this GoFundMe is the grandparent, Andrea Bronson. She lost her daughters and 10 grandchildren in this fire. Extremely sad and devastating that this one woman lost […]

The New School is pushing the boundaries even if its a small step to equality. New School District of Philadelphia policy allows students to identify as ‘non-binary’ – 6abc Philadelphia Nonbinary students in Philadelphia can now change their gender identity on school forms | PhillyVoice Philadelphia Students Can Now Identify as Nonbinary on School Documents […]

Philadelphia’s District Attorney, Larry Krasner, believes tourists should not fear coming to Philadelphia for the holidays. On Monday night Mayor of Philadelphia, Jim Kenney, took to Rittenhouse Square for the annual lighting of Rittenhouse Square Christmas tree. After the wintertime festivities, several media sources were there to ask the Philadelphian authorities questions. At some point, […]

We are all aware of the tragic gun violence that’s affecting our city and it’s worse than we can remember at any time in recent history. As we send our earnest prayers to the families traumatized by violence, we are also sharing hope and help for our communities. Listening to the Streets brings together young men […]

The City of Philadelphia has a list of facilities where COVID testing is available. Click here to find a testing site near you.  The Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium (BDCC) has opened a new clinic — the Dr. Ala Stanford Center for Health Equity (ASHE), located at 2001 W. Lehigh Ave., Philadelphia. The clinic provides primary and preventative […]

The Father’s Day Rally Committee (FDRC), City Council of Philadelphia and Brown’s Family ShopRite are joining with community and religious leaders for a second Gun Buy Back. The event is part of a yearlong “2021 No Gun Campaign” focused on getting illegal guns off the streets. The Gun Buy Back event takes place on Saturday, […]

Sheila Hess works is the City Representative for Philadelphia and works in the office of Mayor Kenney. Hess Let us know what is going on now and in the near future in the city.