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This Week at Broke in Philly: Contribute to our language guide. Free trauma therapy for children. School disenrollment among K-12 students. And more.
May 4, 2018
Wake Up With WURD 4.24.18 - Nijmie Dzurinko

Nijmie Dzurinko of the Poor People's Campaign of PA talks to WURD Radio about why she and others are organizing a national revival of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s 1968 call for economic justice—and why she believes the movement must be led by those who earn the least.
As awareness of childhood trauma rises, new free therapy program launches for Philly students

"Now a new program is trying to break that cycle by offering trauma therapy to children living or attending school in parts of North Philadelphia. Run by the Joseph J. Peters Institute (JJPI), a Philadelphia leader in trauma research and treatment, the program is free to children aged 3 to 18, regardless of parents’ insurance."
Define yourself: Contribute to the Broke in Philly language guide

Here’s your chance to make a difference. Tell us what you think we got right, got wrong or just plain forgot.
Suburban schools’ residency enforcement mostly affects kids of color

“Every year, hundreds of kids are kicked out of suburban Philadelphia school districts for residency fraud. Maybe even thousands. This little-discussed corner of the K-12 world contains so many of the issues that shape education in Pennsylvania today.”
Planting a Future

“Before I came here, I was scrambling to figure out where I was going to get money from to take care of my son. They offered me a full-time job, benefits, and a nice pay rate. I’m finally comfortable.”
Wake Up With WURD 3.9.18 - Helen Gym

Councilwomen At Large Helen Gym talks to WURD Radio about her Fair Work Week Legislation and how it could impact the lives of Philadephians who live with great economic instability
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