“Lessons from Broke in Philly: The benefits and challenges of mass city-wide collaboration among local media outlets” is one of the featured sessions planned for Klein News Innovation Camp this Saturday at Annenberg Hall, at the Klein College of Media and Communication on the main campus at Temple University in North Philadelphia. (map)
From Technical.ly: Poverty in Philadelphia is the intractable elephant in the room. We are stubbornly poor. It’s a major problem. Yet there are solutions in various corners of the city — and those elsewhere worth importing — that need more attention. (Read more.)
Join WURD Radio, The Village of Arts and Humanities, and other community partners for a special two-part edition of “Transmit/Transform,” Thursday July 26th at Bartram’s Gardens, 5400 Lindbergh Blvd. (Read more.)
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.
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Tanya Wallace – Gobern, the Executive Director of The National Black Workers Center Project talks about the challenges facing Black workers at the intersection of racism and a deterioration in labor rights. (Read more.)
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. (Read more.)