Insight P.t 2: Welcoming Works, Google/Community College of Philadelphia Partnership, Precious Pearls of Elegance Scholarship Ball 
Philadelphia Community Podcast
by WDAS (WDAS-FM)
2d ago
There’s an exciting partnership just announced between Community College and Google that will give students access to certificate programs that offering skills training that could lead to life sustaining careers in tech.  I speak to Rob Magliaro who  is the Ecosystem Partnerships Lead at Grow with Google. More information, including how to register for courses, is available here. Google Career Certificates and AI Essentials Google Employer Consortium   I chat with Monica J. Washington, Esq. - Chapter President, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. about an  elegant e ..read more
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Insight Pt. 1: Eluna - Support for Teens and Kids impacted by Grief, Addiction & Related Mental Health Issues
Philadelphia Community Podcast
by WDAS (WDAS-FM)
2d ago
Eluna Network – offers support for children, teens and families impacted by grief, addiction, and related mental health issues. I speak to Sarah Behm, Assistant Director, Resource Center, Eluna Network. Website: https://elunanetwork.org/ ·         Facebook: Eluna ·         Twitter: @ElunaNetwork ·         LinkedIn: Eluna Network ·         I nstagram: @elunanetwork ..read more
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Insight Spotlight On: African Education Program - How You Can Help
Philadelphia Community Podcast
by WDAS (WDAS-FM)
1w ago
I chat with a remarkable young woman who along with friends at her high school started a project to ship books and computers to an under resourced community in Zambia.  Fast forward to 2024 20 years later and Julie-Anne Savarit-Cosenza, Co-founder & Executive Director, African Education Program is now running a program that serves over 4000 children youth and women.  It’s an inspiring story making a dream become reality. This year Mothers' Day Movement's has made the Program its 2024 beneficiary partner. The Mothers' Day Movement seeks to honor mothers in America and worldwi ..read more
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Insight Spotlight on: "Never Give Up Tour"
Philadelphia Community Podcast
by WDAS (WDAS-FM)
1w ago
I speak to talk to Suave Gonzalez, a former juvenile lifer who not only won a Pulitzer prize but is going on tour with Never Give Up Tour at the Perelman Theater on May 30, 2024, at 7:00 p.m. Gonzalez will offer an empowering message of resilience, personal growth and culture-focused activism. I also speak to musician Joey DeVille and former corrections officer and returning citizen Rasheeda Highland who join Suave on tour.  Ensemble Arts Presents Never Give Up Tour May 30, 2024 Additional Dates ..read more
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What's Going On: "Never Give Up Tour," African Education Program
Philadelphia Community Podcast
by WDAS (WDAS-FM)
1w ago
I speak to talk to Suave Gonzalez, a former juvenile lifer who not only won a Pulitzer prize but is going on tour with Never Give Up Tour at the Perelman Theater on May 30, 2024, at 7:00 p.m. Gonzalez will offer an empowering message of resilience, personal growth and culture-focused activism. I also speak to musician Joey DeVille and former corrections officer and returning citizen Rasheeda Highland who join Suave on tour. Ensemble Arts Presents Never Give Up Tour May 30, 2024 Additional Dates     I chat with a remarkable young woman who along with friends at her high school s ..read more
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Insight Pt. 2: "Never Give Up Tour," African Education Program
Philadelphia Community Podcast
by WDAS (WDAS-FM)
1w ago
I speak to talk to Suave Gonzalez, a former juvenile lifer who not only won a Pulitzer prize but is going on tour with Never Give Up Tour at the Perelman Theater on May 30, 2024, at 7:00 p.m. Gonzalez will offer an empowering message of resilience, personal growth and culture-focused activism. I also speak to musician Joey DeVille and former corrections officer and returning citizen Rasheeda Highland who join Suave on tour. Ensemble Arts Presents Never Give Up Tour May 30, 2024 Additional Dates     I chat with a remarkable young woman who along with friends at her high school s ..read more
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Insight Pt. 1: Mural Arts Philadelphia Celebrating 40 Years
Philadelphia Community Podcast
by WDAS (WDAS-FM)
1w ago
Mural Arts Philadelphia is the nation’s largest public art program, dedicated to the belief that art ignites change.  I speak to Chad Eric Smith, Senior Director of Communications and Brand Management for Mural Arts about the organization celebrating 40 years of work empowering people, stimulating dialogue, and building bridges to mutual understanding through projects that attract artists from Philadelphia and around the world and programs that focus on youth education, restorative justice, mental health and wellness, and public arts preservation. www.muralartsorg ..read more
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Insight Pt. 1: Vanesse Lloyd-Sgambati
Philadelphia Community Podcast
by WDAS (WDAS-FM)
1w ago
Guest host Vanesse Lloyd-Sgambati speaks to Vikki Tobak, Guest Curator of the exhibit ICE COLD: AN EXHIBITION OF HIP-HOP JEWELRY at The American Museum of Natural History VIKKI TOBAK is an author, journalist, and curator.  She is the author of critically acclaimed books CONTACT HIGH: A VISUAL HISTORY OF HIP-HOP (Clarkson Potter/Random House), 2018); ICE COLD: A HIP-HOP JEWELRY HISTORY (Taschen 2022) and The Streets Win (Rizzoli 2023). https://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/ice-cold-hip-hop-jewelry   For her feature “What is Philadelphia Reading?” Vanesse talks with Liz Montague, cartoonist, au ..read more
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What's Going On: DELCO Foundations Delco Gives Day, Project HOME's 35th Anniversary
Philadelphia Community Podcast
by WDAS (WDAS-FM)
3w ago
 The DELCO Foundation is hosting Delco Gives Day – a 24-hour day of giving which kicks off May 8th at 7:00 p.m. and wraps up at 7:00 p.m. on May 9th. I speak to Frances M. Sheehan, President, The Foundation for Delaware County about the event and the work of the Foundation to support local organizations providing critical services and resources for the community. https://delcofoundation.org/ https://www.facebook.com/DelcoFdn/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-foundation-for-delaware-county/ https://www.instagram.com/delcofdn/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFPbAUfhB8djfYt4ZgvFY1w htt ..read more
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Insight Pt. 2: Gift of Life Donor Dash with Freeway, Project HOME's 35th Anniversary
Philadelphia Community Podcast
by WDAS (WDAS-FM)
3w ago
Sunday April 28th I’ll be joining thousands at the Philadelphia Navy Yard for the 2024 Gift of Life Donor Dash to raise awareness about the critical importance of organ donation. I speak to Philadephia hit performing artist Freeway who will be there and who shares his experience as not only a kidney transplant recipient but also a donor parent whose late son provided four people with lifesaving organs. Gift of Life Donor Dash takes place Sunday April 28th at the Navy Yard. Online registration is closed but you can register on site starting at 8:00 a.m  Gift of Life     Sin ..read more
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