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Y ahora que la Asistencia General desapareci贸 en PA., 驴C贸mo se las arreglar谩 la gente?

El Programa de Asistencia General de Pennsylvania, de $40 millones, que asiste especialmente a adultos sin hijos menores, fue eliminado el 1ro de agosto. Este programa sirve especialmente a adultos discapacitados que no tienen ingresos y que no pueden trabajar. Este programa distribuy贸 estipendios a 11 mil residentes de Pennsylvania de los cuales 5,600 viven en Filadelfia, muchos de ellos sin techo. | Por el Inquirer (Read more.)


With General Assistance now gone in Pa., how will people cope?

The $40 million Pennsylvania General Assistance program, essentially cash welfare for people without minor children, was eliminated on Aug. 1. Serving mostly disabled adults who have no income and can鈥檛 work, the program distributed stipends to 11,000 Pennsylvanians 鈥 5,600 of them in Philadelphia, many of them homeless. | From: The Philadelphia Inquirer (Read more.)


Choose Tap (Wooder)

Can the water department convince Philadelphians that what comes out of their sinks is safe, and convenient? A year-long project is trying to do just that. | From: The Philadelphia Citizen (Read more.)


Putting Art to Work

Mural Arts paid 430 homeless Philadelphians $22,000 to paint a mural in Suburban Station and access social services. Their efforts, and a city pilot, aim to help even more people in need. | From: The Philadelphia Citizen (Read more.)