GLOBAL NEWS FROM PHL

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Consult the pages below for news about international affairs in the region and the activities of the organizations, businesses, people, and communities that contribute to the global character of Philadelphia.  

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Article by Charlotte Thomas, GPA Ambassador
December 13, 2017
The Philadelphia World Heritage City “Hub and Spoke” Signage Campaign at Suburban Station (underground, 16th St. & JFK Blvd) was finally revealed on December 12! Every day, thousands of SEPTA commuters will be walking past this billboard. Its goal is to raise awareness about Philadelphia's World Heritage City status and inspire residents to feel pride in their World Heritage City. Click here to see pictures.
December 12, 2017
The event was featured on television! (clips below) Source: CBS Philly, 6abc Action News Click here to view pictures of the event.
December 12, 2017
More ESL Classes from District 1199C!  Applicants should register NOW for January enrollment. Program #1: EL Civics & Citizenship (Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced) Program #2: Vocational ESL (Intermediate ESL) (See flyer attached) EL Civics Students will: • Improve Reading & Writing Skills               
December 4, 2017
Article by Divy Agnihotri, GPA Ambassador Sport, the great equalizer, is the language that can permeate through any perceived boundary. An affinity for a certain club, team, or sport brings people from the furthest corners of the world together. This idea of harmony despite difference is particularly why Mayor Jim Kenney and the city of Philadelphia launched the Philadelphia International Unity Cup.
December 1, 2017
Press release from PhilaPort - Philadelphia, December 1, 2017  
December 1, 2017
Article by Alessandra Testa, GPA Ambassador
November 30, 2017
Article by Kenneth Hilario (November 28, 2017). Retrieved from Philadelphia Business Journal.
November 29, 2017
This blog is the tenth in a series by Sarah Sharp, Global Educator for World Heritage Philadelphia, and retrieved from the Historical Society of Philadelphia's website. Introduction
November 28, 2017
Article by Will Becker, GPA Ambassador
November 27, 2017