“When I see these kids, I see myself. Sometimes it just takes one person to come into a community and tell [them] this is possible. I’m just like you, and look where I am, and look what can happen," said Broadway star Mandy Gonzalez of the Kensington-area students.
On Dec. 6, leaders in Philadelphia’s media industry gathered to discuss how to address the persistent gaps in diversity and representation in newsrooms throughout the city and country as a whole.
Antonio Romero has used his three years so far as community schools coordinator at Kensington Health Sciences Academy to define the role and contribute to the school’s ongoing growth.
Durante sus tres años como coordinador en la Academia de Ciencias de la Salud Kensington (KHSA, por sus siglas en inglés), Antonio Romero ha trabajado duramente para contribuir al crecimiento continuo de la escuela.
In the artworks of Michelle Ortiz, the mothers of Berks stare down PA politicians to demand an end to the imprisonment of children and their families at the Berks Detention Center.
En el arte de Michelle Ortiz, las madres de Berks le clavan la mirada a los políticos de Harrisburg para exigir el fin de las cárceles de niños y sus familias.
Our conversations with two artists from groups that have been making exciting, impactful music for more than two decades.
Nuestras conversaciones con dos artistas de dos grupos que han estado haciendo música fresca y impactante por más de dos décadas.
Nina Vaca shared the power of her personal triumphs and struggles as they have formed her professional journey in her speech at the AL DÍA Women's Summit.
A young Boricua artist and director amplifies Latinx voices at Philly’s First Person Arts Festival this November.
Una joven artista y directora boricua amplifica las voces de los latinos en el First Person Arts Festival de Filadelfia, que se celebrará en noviembre.
As a marketing leader in healthcare, Pajil Battle has sought to bridge the divide between medical professionals and communities through innovative programs throughout her career.
Pajil Battle, una líder en el mundo del marketing sanitario, lleva toda su vida trabajando para cerrar la brecha entre los profesionales médicos y las comunidades, a través de programas innovadores.
The bill, introduced by City Councilwoman Helen Gym in June, would require the city’s largest corporations to give workers advance schedule notice.
Check out some of the top Spanish-language films that are included in this year’s premiere event for Philly film-lovers and casual movie-goers alike.
La miembro del Concejo Municipal Helen Gym se sentó con AL DÍA para discutir su propuesta de legislación sobre la semana laboral justa, los ID municipales, el cierre del Centro de Detención de Berks y otros muchos asuntos.
City Councilmember Helen Gym sat down with AL DÍA to discuss her proposed fair work week legislation, city municipal IDs, shutting down the Berks Detention Center, and more.
At a symposium at the Rutgers-Camden campus this week, Puerto Rican leaders and experts explored the “storms” that created Puerto Rico’s crisis — and what comes next for the island post-Maria, nearly one year later.
In her new lead role in the Pennsylvania Ballet’s production of “Romeo and Juliet” this fall, Mayara Pineiro is living out a dream that has spanned years and continents.
As midterm elections approach, the spotlight for many of Philadelphia's politicians, activists, and voters remains on Puerto Rico’s recovery nearly a year after Hurricane Maria struck the island.
With a gift of 2 million seeds and a $500,000 research grant from Starbucks, coffee growers in Puerto Rico look to the future of rebuilding the island’s coffee industry.
Philadelphia's Magic Gardens is hosting a talk and mezcal tasting with Mexican designer and innovator Salvador Peribán on Oct. 11 as part of an effort to highlight the contemporary relevance of Mexican folk art featured in the Gardens and beyond.
With a good meal, guiding questions, and diverse, small discussion groups, On the Table Philly, set to take place Nov. 8, is seeking to shift the narrative on civic dialogue at the local and national levels.
De crecer en una familia de trabajadores migrantes puertorriqueños a allanar el camino hacia el éxito en el ámbito educativo, la Dra. Bonilla-Santiago nunca ha perdido su enfoque directo y honesto para generar el cambio.
From growing up in a Puerto Rican migrant worker family to paving a path to success in academia, Dr. Bonilla-Santiago has never lost her straightforward and honest approach to creating change.