Inside Broke in Philly

Introducing: We’re Listening!

From Broke in Philly: Today, we’re announcing two new features on our site: The ear icon [👂🏽] and “We’re Listening” category. All stories that originated with a question, idea or tip from our audience will be tagged and identifiable so that you can make sure we keep up this part of our project. […]

Heal

Philly officials: DHS proposal would penalize legal immigrants for kids’ public assistance 👂🏽

From WHYY: The proposed policy would take into consideration the person’s use of non-cash assistance programs, including heating assistance; food assistance programs such as SNAP and WIC; the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC); as well as Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), among others.
We learned about this story thanks to a reader like you. We’re listening. 👂🏽 […]

Organize

An interview with Nijmie Dzurinko on WURD Radio 👂🏽

From 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.
We learned about this story thanks to a reader like you. We’re listening. 👂🏽 […]