GLOBAL NEWS FROM PHL

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As a COVID-19 vaccination provider, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) provides vaccinations in a manner aligned with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as well as state and local departments of health. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has partnered with the Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH) and various Philadelphia school networks to develop a School Personnel COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Program.
March 1, 2021
by Jeff Gammage Published Feb 21, 2021 by The Philadelphia Inquirer
February 25, 2021
The Free Library of Philadelphia hosted a virtual Author Event with historian and author John Ghazvinian in conversation with Ambassador John Limbert on February 4th. Ghazvinian spoke about his latest book “America and Iran: A History 1720 to The Present.” 
February 22, 2021
By Sarah Sharp All of the services that Broad Street Ministry (BSM) offers to hundreds of guests, whether it's a to-go meal, mail pickup, or clothing, shows us how we can work together to help each other here in Philadelphia.  We know that.  Yet, actually, BSM also offers us a mirror to reflect people who live on the margins all over our nation and globally.  In fact, BSM helps us to imagine global care that makes us guests of each other.  
February 15, 2021
Ticket sales are now live for Faith and Liberty Discovery Center, a $60-million attraction opening May 1 on Philadelphia's Independence Mall. Designed to highlight the relationship between faith and freedom in America from the country's founding through today, the Center will deliver an immersive, personal, and highly interactive experience facilitated by technology never before used in the museum environment.
February 15, 2021
Today the West Philadelphia Financial Services Institution announced the Reopen and Recover Grant Program was officially launched to help small businesses in West Philadelphia.  The West Philadelphia Corridor Collaborative is coordinating the program on eligible commercial corridors.  Eligible businesses can apply for an up to $10,000.00 grant to pay for physical improvements, marketing, past-due expenses and bills, and inventory.  The program opens today (February 12th) and will close on February 26th.
February 15, 2021
Here are some highlights to add to your calendar this February. by ISAAC LEE Get our weekly picks of what to do this weekend and the latest on Philly's arts and entertainment scene.
February 12, 2021
By NNEKA M. OKONA Lonely Planet Writer
February 8, 2021