GLOBAL NEWS FROM PHL

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By Divy Agnihotri and Layla El Tannir The Global Philadelphia Association (GPA) hosted the 6th Annual World Heritage City Celebration earlier this month, drawing elements from the past and adapting to the current circumstances of a global pandemic. Funds raised from the celebration help GPA continue its work on the World Heritage City Project, particularly through building awareness, developing education programs, continuing preservation efforts, and extending Philadelphia’s global reach. 
September 21, 2021
By Stef W. Kight Data: White House; Chart: Jared Whalen/Axios The Biden administration notified governors and mayors on Wednesday of the number of Afghan evacuees their state is expected to receive in the coming weeks, two senior administration officials told Axios.
September 21, 2021
By: Sid Davis
September 15, 2021
The City of Philadelphia and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) are coordinating with the federal government’s Operation Allies Refuge to provide a point-of-entry location for people evacuated from Afghanistan.
September 7, 2021
Today we are excited to launch PA SHARP, our $1.2 million humanities recovery and growth program. Through this initiative we will be able to offer up to $20,000 in flexible funding to eligible organizations across the state.
September 7, 2021
A new Philly public art landmark has been installed! Absolutely stunned by this incredible new artwork installed this week on Cuthbert Street between 12th and 13th Streets in Center City, Philadelphia by Philly-based artist Miguel Antonio Horn, titled “Contrafuerte”! Huge thank you to Streets Dept follower, Paul/Anthony Brown who hit me up on Instagram this morning about this new work. (If y’all ever see anything you think is new, let me know!)
September 7, 2021
ONE-ON-ONE VIRTUAL FIRESIDE CHAT WITH MITCHELL MODERATED BY NBC NEWS’ KRISTEN WELKER  On September 9 the former Philadelphia journalists sit down for a virtual fireside chat at the 2021 Philadelphia World Heritage City Celebration.
September 2, 2021
Over the past couple of weeks, there have been some major updates around the COVID-19 vaccines. We wanted to provide you with more information about what these updates mean for you and your loved ones.
August 30, 2021
August 25, 2021