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.
El director de orquesta Miguel Harth-Bedoya lleva su pasión por fusionar las tradiciones musicales de Sudamérica a la Orquesta de Filadelfia en un programa especial, que tendrá lugar del 4 al 6 de octubre.
Conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya brings his passion for fusing musical traditions from South America to the Philadelphia Orchestra for a special program Oct. 4-6.
Tres emprendedores y artistas latinos ponen ritmo y color a su nueva empresa, Studio 79, lanzada en julio.
Three Latino entrepreneurs and artists are laying down beats and making waves at their start-up Studio 79, which they launched in July.
Fashion designer Nasheli Juliana Ortiz-González takes her visions of Puerto Rico’s complex history to the runways of Paris.
In a new book, officially released on Sept. 20 with a reception at City Hall as part of celebrating immigrant heritage during Welcoming Week, photographer Dave Lakatos highlights immigrant communities throughout the city.
From lawyer and non-profit CEO, to city commissioner and corporate executive, Alba Martinez has made her mark as a leader in private and public sectors throughout Philadelphia, guided by her commitment to justice and equality.
De abogada a ejecutiva corporativa, pasando por la dirección general en organizaciones sin fines de lucro y comisionada de la ciudad. Alba Martínez se ha distinguido como líder, tanto en los sectores público como privado en toda Filadelfia; y siempre guiada por su compromiso con la justicia y la igualdad.
It takes two to tango — and the "Philly Philly" mini-festival hosted by the Philadelphia Argentine Tango School has you covered.
Administradores de HACE, funcionarios electos y otros participantes elogiaron la presentación de la instalación de Marta Sánchez, en conjunto con la poesía de David Acosta, como un paso más para que la comunidad logre transformar por completo el sitio.
La banda de rock uruguaya No Te Va Gustar (NTVG) trae su enérgico show en vivo a los Estados Unidos, con éxitos de sus 20 años de carrera y canciones de su último álbum, "Suenan las alarmas".
HACE, elected officials, artists, and residents hailed the unveiling of the new art installation and trail on Gurney Street as a step forward for the community to reclaim and beautify the site.
La autora cubanoamericana Alexandra Díaz ofrece una ventana al viaje migratorio de niños desde América Central con su novela, ‘The Only Road’.
Uruguayan rock band No Te Va Gustar (NTVG) brings their energetic live show to Philadelphia’s District N9NE on Sept. 15, complete with hits from throughout their 20-year career and songs from their latest album, “Suenan las alarmas.”
Chef Hugo Campos is expanding Philabundance’s catering and job training program to continue serving up delicious meals and brighter futures throughout the region.
As the nation is finally coming to grips with the true statistics that define the widespread devastation caused by Hurricane Maria a year ago, those who were displaced by the disaster and moved to the Philadelphia region continue the difficult process of reconstructing their lives.