PhillyCAM · People Powered News – July 28, 2020 Hosts Larry McGlynn, Allison Durham and Brooklyn Fellner report back on the week’s local COVID-19 developments, protests, campaigns and more. This week’s episode features Pat Christmas, Policy Director at Committee of Seventy and Philadelphia Sanitation Worker and sanitation department advocate Terrill Haigler, who is known forContinue reading “People Powered News – July 28, 2020”
PhillyCAM · People Powered News – July 21, 2020 Hosts Larry McGlynn, Allison Durham and Brooklyn Fellner report back on the week’s local COVID-19 developments, protests, campaigns and more. This episode features David Masur, parent and member of the Philly Healthy Schools Initiative and Ami Patel Hopkins, a science teacher in the School District ofContinue reading “People Powered News – July 21, 2020”
PhillyCAM · People Powered News – July 15, 2020 Hosts Larry McGlynn, Allison Durham, Vanessa Maria Graber and Brooklyn Fellner report back on the week’s local COVID-19 developments, protests, campaigns and more. This episode features an interview with Dr. Michael LeVasseur, professor of epidemiology at Drexel University.
Gyms and fitness centers were admitted to reopen on Monday in Philadelphia for the first time since the beginning of shutdowns during COVID. There are regulations that are being enforced for patrons who attend gyms. Gym goers are required to wear face masks at all times and must also socially distance. Class sizes are alsoContinue reading “Gyms and fitness centers to reopen in Philadelphia”
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is pressuring Congress to pass the Real Economic Support That Acknowledges Unique Restaurant Assistance Needed to Survive (RESTAURANTS) Act to provide immediate relief funds to restaurants throughout Pennsylvania. The act would include $120 billion that would be given to independent restaurants who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This informationContinue reading “Gov. Wolf Urges Congress to help local restaurants”
Today, city officials announced the Philadelphia School District will be opening up with a hybrid learning system. Students will spend 2 days a week in the classroom and 3 days a week learning online. There is also an option for families who are not comfortable with sending their kids back to be fully online. ThereContinue reading “Update on Philadelphia K-12 Schools”
By Brooklyn Fellner Just over 200 people gathered at Drexel Park Juneteenth, commemorating the emancipation of the United States’ last slaves. People from across the community danced, relaxed and browsed vendors’ stands as celebratory music blared from a DJ booth. With free food, free drinks and a welcoming atmosphere, organizers’ call for community, equality andContinue reading “Juneteenth Celebration at Drexel Park”
Starting today, Monday June 8th, SEPTA is requiring all riders to wear masks as part of the reopening plan. “To help continue efforts to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, beginning Monday, June 8 everyone riding SEPTA will be required to wear a face mask or covering. #FlattenTheCurve,” SEPTA tweeted Friday. This information is from:Continue reading “SEPTA requires riders to wear masks”