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On March 24, The Philadelphia Orchestra announced the 2020-21 season lineup. This season, Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra invite you to experience the transformative power of fellowship through a bold exploration of sound.
March 24, 2020
From the City of Philadelphia Office of Immagrant Affairs... New list and schedule: While Philadelphia schools are closed, any student can pick up free meals at schools across the city. Find a meal site near you  #PHLed 
March 24, 2020
Travel and tourism is an integral part of Philadelphia’s regional economy, encompassing 11,912 travel and tourism businesses and representing over 192,000 hospitality-related jobs across Philadelphia’s five-county region. 
March 24, 2020
Global Philadelphia Association has been monitoring the news being sent daily from our city, state, and federal governments on the impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). To help you stay up-to-date on how this global impact is affecting our region, we will share the latest news, announcements, and event programming updates as we receive notifications from our members and partner organizations. Latest announcements - 
March 23, 2020
Are you looking for ways to explain COVID-19 to your children or students? Are you looking for educational resources to help them understand what is happening?   Global Philadelphia Association (GPA) has compiled the below online resources for educators and families with children at home. 
March 20, 2020
Use these Philadelphia Virtual Tours to explore the City of Brotherly Love from your classroom. This is an excellent resource for class trip preparation. A Philadelphia virtual tour can be built into pre-trip class projects to engage student learning before traveling to Philadelphia. 
March 18, 2020
Villanova University’s School of Business celebrated the first full year of their new designation, Elenore and Robert F. Moran Sr. Center for Global Leadership (MCGL), by releasing their Annual Review, which summarized MCGL’s accomplishments throughout the 2018-2019 academic year. In promoting Villanova’s work to elevate global innovations and initiatives, MCGL has implemented a variety of new internationally minded programming, including the “Maymester” program and the Global Business concentration. 
March 18, 2020
As more industries grapple with the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion, conferences that examine these issues in-depth across sectors are becoming increasingly prominent.
March 10, 2020
Philadelphia’s Nationalities Service Center (NSC) announced on February 14 that Steven Larin, Esq., will be the agency’s new Deputy Director, in which he’ll serve as its top Diversity, Equity and Inclusion officer. In this role, Larin will have the opportunity to expand NSC’s policy and advocacy initiatives on the Philadelphia, state and national levels. 
February 25, 2020