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GROCERY STORE TOUR CHALLENGE

03.30.19@11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT
600 W Diamond St (600 W Diamond St, Philadelphia, PA 19122, United States)

GROCERY STORE TOUR CHALLENGE Saturday March 30th 11:00am - 12:30pm Meet at 600 West Diamond Street More Info Misha Rodriguez *Please RSVP to confirm spot

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How can Philadelphia’s point-in-time count do a better job of counting families?

How can Philadelphia’s point-in-time count do a better job of counting families?

Generocity.com January 25, 2019 This is a guest post by Daniel Farrell, SVP of homeless prevention and rehousing services at Help USA; Joe Willard, VP of policy at People’s Emergency Center; and Rachel Falkove, executive director of Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network. Three homeless service pros describe the limitations of current tracking methods and advocate for better dataContinue reading →

Posted by Rick Olmos in Media Room
WHYY: As Philly tallies homeless population, advocates say families are overlooked

WHYY: As Philly tallies homeless population, advocates say families are overlooked

January 24, 2019 – By Ximena Conde – WHYY A coalition of more than a dozen advocacy groups for the homeless in Philadelphia is demanding the city keep better track of the families and children experiencing homelessness or in unstable housing. Their pleas come as hundreds of people survey Philadelphia’s streets, looking for anyone sleepingContinue reading →

Posted by Rick Olmos in Media Room
KYW: Hidden homelessness: What overnight census of people living on the street misses

KYW: Hidden homelessness: What overnight census of people living on the street misses

January 23, 2019 KYW Radio- by Pat Loeb PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An army of volunteers will fan out across Philadelphia Tuesday night to count the number of people sleeping on the street. The annual Point-in-Time Count is required for funding by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, but advocates note it overlooks a hidden part ofContinue reading →

Posted by Rick Olmos in Media Room
Univision 65: Government Shutdown Assistance Story

Univision 65: Government Shutdown Assistance Story

January 22, 2019 Univison 65 Government Shutdown Assistance The City of Philadelphia will offer help for federal workers during government closure. Univision 65 Genaro Tijerina presents the following report.

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VILLAGE VIEW: Project focuses on improving health care for immigrant communities

From Main Line Times By Bonnie Squires – Jan 16, 2019 “It isn’t the size of the dog in the fight — it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” If you ever attended Ardmore Junior High School when Principal Edward Snow was in charge, you heard him shout out this mantra all the time. IfContinue reading →

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State andFood First Philly:  Local Public Health Actions Grant Finished Off Strong!

State andFood First Philly: Local Public Health Actions Grant Finished Off Strong!

January 15, 2019 – Food Fit Philly On December 18, 2018, Get Healthy Philly held a final THANK YOU meeting to close out our four years of work under the CDC’s State and Local Public Health Actions (SLPHA)1422 Grant. A major component of this was working on environmental changes to increase healthy food in institutionalContinue reading →

Posted by Rick Olmos in Media Room
The Latino Heartbeat of PA Society – Al Dia News

The Latino Heartbeat of PA Society – Al Dia News

    By Hernán Guaracao December 05, 2018 Last Friday I had the privilege to speak to the 300 plus leaders that crowded to the rim a huge  room of the Hilton Hotel in MidTown Manhattan, in NYC, in the 3rd consecutive year of the reception in that capital of the world of the ALContinue reading →

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6ABC – Visions 2018: Hurricane Maria, one year later Evacuee Stories

6ABC – Visions 2018: Hurricane Maria, one year later Evacuee Stories

Original story: https://6abc.com/4351614/ Thursday, September 27, 2018 10:33AM Hurricane Maria It has been one year since Hurricane Maria tore through the Caribbean. On the island of Puerto Rico, the damage was devastating with the death toll recently raised to nearly 3,000 people. Univision’s Ilea Garcia has the story of some folks making a fresh start hereContinue reading →

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6ABC Visions – Hurricane Maria 1 Year Later

6ABC Visions – Hurricane Maria 1 Year Later

Full Story: https://6abc.com/society/6abc-celebrates-hispanic-heritage-month-2018/3972682/ 6abc Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month 2018 This year, we are honoring the tireless work of our local Latino leaders for assisting in the recovery efforts from Hurricane Maria on the Island of Puerto Rico, as well as here in Pennsylvania. Friday, September 21, 2018 08:36PM 6abc proudly celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month 2018. ThisContinue reading →

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End of temporary FEMA housing for Puerto Rican evacuees won’t be catastrophic in Philly

End of temporary FEMA housing for Puerto Rican evacuees won’t be catastrophic in Philly

WHYY: Original Post: https://whyy.org/articles/end-of-temporary-fema-housing-for-puerto-rican-evacuees-wont-be-catastrophic-in-philly/ By : Catalina Jaramillo September 1, 2018 Almost a year later, many Hurricane Maria evacuees are more established in Philadelphia communities such as Norris Square. (Catalina Jaramillo/PlanPhilly) When Charlie Pérez and wife Daisy Rivera Pérez arrived in Philadelphia with their three teenage daughters last December, leaving behind their two sons and everything theyContinue reading →

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