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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By Jessica Barber Quiara Alegría Hudes boasts many accolades: Yale graduate, award-winning essayist, playwright for sold out Broadway and local masterpieces, composer, pianist, and so much more, but first and foremost, she’s a “West-Philly-born-and-bred language grrrl.” Chosen for the One Book, One Philadelphia Award, Hudes’ Pulitzer-prize winning memoir My Broken Language has been hard to find on the shelves of Philadelphia bookstores because of its popularity and “can’t put it down” quality of prose, humor, and self-reflection. To put it simply, she’s the writer Philly has been waiting for. 
April 27, 2022
WHO: Produced by: Global Philadelphia Association (GPA)  Host: Saint Joseph’s University Sponsors: Saint Joseph’s University and Samuel Gompers School, School District of Philadelphia  Partners: Mural Arts Philadelphia  Artist: Arthur Haywood (son of PA State Senator Art Haywood)
April 26, 2022
By Jessica Barber Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture has recently added five new board members to its Board of Directors, bringing its total number to eleven. These talented and diverse cohort of directors have varied experiences and areas of expertise that are certain to enhance Al-Bustan's cultural reach throughout Philadelphia.
April 17, 2022
By Aaron Stoyack On April 5th, Drexel University hosted the Quarterly Members Meeting of the Consular Corps Association of Philadelphia (CCAP). The CCAP includes representatives from 70 different countries and is the oldest such association in the US.
April 15, 2022
Contact Gary Wooten at [email protected] for more information. 
April 8, 2022
By Jessica Barber In keeping tradition with Philadelphia's commitment to global-mindedness, universities throughout the region are devising innovative and exciting strategies to expand their student and staff learning opportunities.
March 31, 2022
By Samantha Stewart  PA Humanities has a new look and brand. The nearly 50-year-old nonprofit unveiled its new logo in November, which showcases a multicolored PA logo instead of the previous navy blue letters PHC. 
March 28, 2022
Last December, members of the Global Philadelphia Association (GPA) met with the Cameroon Ambassador who visited Philadelphia with a delegation with the objective to increase the exposure to Cameroon arts and culture in the city.
March 4, 2022
Last December, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (PAFA) announced that Eric Pryor would be appointed as president of the historic museum and college. Pryor’s role began in early January. 
February 16, 2022