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Many U.S. kids can’t swim and are at risk for drowning

From Philadelphia Media Network: A 2017 study by researchers at the University of Memphis found that 64 percent of African American children, 45 percent of Hispanic children, and 40 percent of Caucasian children in the United States have no or low swimming ability, putting them at risk for drowning. […]

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This Week at Broke in Philly: 07.27.2018

• Old homes, high poverty make Philadelphia housing less than affordable for some | From: PlanPhilly
• A low-cost way to reduce depression: renovate vacant lots | From: Philadelphia Media Network
• More city money for anti-eviction efforts brings expanded access to legal services for tenants | From: PlanPhilly
• States have a role to play on war on poverty (which, by the way, isn’t over) | Editorial | From: Philadelphia Media Network
• Ideas we should steal: The Citizens Project | From: The Philadelphia Citizen
• Homeless teens in Philly tap rough memories to help others understand their lives | From: Philadelphia Media Network
• Farm for the City: Growing an urban garden near City Hall to fight food insecurity | From: Generocity
• What Pittsburgh can learn from Philadelphia’s bold media collaborations | From: nextpittsburgh.com
• Transmit/Transform: 2 Part Community Event […]