John N. McGuire

John N. McGuire
I cover the American Latino experience with a focus on politics and leadership.

I came to AL DÍA to help spotlight the achievements and challenges of Latinos in the Philadelphia area and beyond. Before joining AL DÍA in 2017, I was a staff writer for the Florida-based Observer Media Group. My work has appeared in The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philly Weekly and Philadelphia City Paper. I’m a Norristown native and graduate of Temple University.

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Rev. Luis Cortés: “La política social crea gentrificación”

 08/22/2018 - 13:34

A través de Esperanza, el Reverendo Luís Cortés ha abogado por los latinos de Filadelfia durante más de 30 años, liderando iniciativas para educar y empoderar a la comunidad. Ahora, mientras la gentrificación en Filadelfia no para de avanzar, le preocupa que los latinos se hayan quedado fuera de la ecuación.

Treasurer Joe Torsella: Education propels the American dream

 07/30/2018 - 15:36

In addition to educational initiatives such as the PA 529 Program, AL DÍA News caught up with Treasurer Torsella on his concerns about the state of retirement savings in Pennsylvania, as well as his office’s role in supporting Pennsylvanians with disabilities and reuniting unclaimed property with owners.