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South Philly Barbacoa’s chef will appear on a segment of ‘What’s Eating America’ this Sunday people

Feb. 15, 2020 5:03 pm

South Philly Barbacoa’s chef will appear on a segment of ‘What’s Eating America’ this Sunday

Cristina Martínez, co-owner of the renowned Mexican restaurant, speaks with Andrew Zimmern about her lamb barbacoa and her activism on February 16 at 9 p.m. on MSNBC.
At Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School, celebrating our first college graduate purpose

Feb. 10, 2020 10:30 am

At Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School, celebrating our first college graduate

In his guest column, John McConnell highlights Johnathan Ortiz who, graduating a semester early, became the school’s first college grad alumni. Ortiz is now working as a security engineer at Comcast, where he interned as a H.S. student.
Services will be held today for Felix Torres Colón, the executive director of NKCDC people

Feb. 10, 2020 6:07 am

Services will be held today for Felix Torres Colón, the executive director of NKCDC

Torres Colón, who died Feb. 5, is remembered professionally as a champion of equity and inclusion, and personally for his commitment to fostering and finding homes for senior and homeless dogs.
Meet community organizer and teaching artist Claudia Peregrina people

Dec. 16, 2019 8:25 am

Meet community organizer and teaching artist Claudia Peregrina

She was the lead artist behind the ofrenda for Fleisher Art Memorial’s seventh annual Day of the Dead celebration this year. The best part of the tradition, she says, is getting to share all the food and joy with friends and community.
In its third year, Nerdtino Expo is all about Latinx style, Philly solidarity, and comic book art people

Nov. 1, 2019 8:34 am

In its third year, Nerdtino Expo is all about Latinx style, Philly solidarity, and comic book art

"Be ready to take the bullet for your dreams and make sure you have a solid crew at your back," says Thomas Delfi, the museum professional turned founder of the East Coast's first (and only) Latinx comic book convention. It takes place this Saturday in Philadelphia.
They’re 49% of Kensington-Harrowgate, but their voices are mostly missing from the Safehouse debate purpose

Oct. 15, 2019 9:04 am

They’re 49% of Kensington-Harrowgate, but their voices are mostly missing from the Safehouse debate

Where are the Latinx voices? Nonprofits, civic organizations, readers, news media — we can all benefit from examining whether our version of the proposed supervised injection site story is incomplete.
Updated: 14 ways to mark Day of the Dead in Philadelphia – Actualizado: 14 maneras de conmemorar el Día de Muertos en Filadelfia purpose

Oct. 4, 2019 7:31 am

Updated: 14 ways to mark Day of the Dead in Philadelphia – Actualizado: 14 maneras de conmemorar el Día de Muertos en Filadelfia

At events from Juntos to Penn Museum, Southwark School to Fleisher Art Memorial, the catrinas will don their big hats, the calacas will show off their colors and the music will be lively enough to raise the dead.

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