May 20, 2018



Wake Up With WURD: Helen Gym

Philadelphia City Councilwoman Helen Gym talks to the Wake Up With WURD team about her Fair Work Week legislation and how it could impact the lives of Philadelphians who live with great economic instability. […]




An interview with Nijmie Dzurinko on WURD Radio

Nijmie Dzurinko of the Poor People’s Campaign of PA talks to WURD Radio about why she and others are organizing a national revival of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s 1968 call for economic justice—and why she believes the movement must be led by those who earn the least. […]


Filling the Space Between Philadelphia and Puerto Rico

It’s an unexpected message from a woman who has dedicated her life to helping the Puerto Rican community in Philadelphia. But Hurricane Maria and the subequent flood of evacuees to Pennsylvania further exacerbated a problem that has long plagued impoverished Puerto Ricans. There are not enough resources to go around. […]

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Building trust with the public

Broke in Philly editor Jean Friedman-Rudovsky listens as WHYY Vice President for News and Civic Dialogue Sandra Clark speaks on a panel on “Building Trust with the Public” during the Society of Professional Journalists conference Sunday at the Klein College of Media and Communication at Temple University. WHYY is one of 19 news organizations partnering with Broke in Philly. […]

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