After Years of Searching, Queer Man Finds Community In Philly. “This Is What A Family Feels Like.”

After Years of Searching, Queer Man Finds Community In Philly. “This Is What A Family Feels Like.”

My name is Gabriel Marenco-Garcia and I’m from Tomball, Texas. I grew up in a predominantly Latinx household, which was also dominated by Catholicism. Even the location of where I grew up is on the far northwest side of the Houston suburbs, borderline rural, and so it was an interesting combination of both city folk […]

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Schools Chief Builds Cultural Bridges Through Language Learning

Schools Chief Builds Cultural Bridges Through Language Learning

(students talking) – School and learning isn’t just about Bellefonte. It’s not just about the building that they’re in, it’s this bigger concept, it’s about understanding the world. And I think that’s what our programs do. When I first came to the district, we had Spanish and French. I knew we wanted to bring in […]

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Colony Grill in Fairfield holds watch party for Little League World Series

Colony Grill in Fairfield holds watch party for Little League World Series

DESPITE THEIR LOSS…FAIRFIELD’S INCREDIBLE DREAM SEASON CAPTURED THE HEARTS OF COMMUNITIES ALL OVER CONNECTICUT… NEWS 8’S BOB WILSON IS LIVE IN FAIRFIELD.. WHERE FRIENDS AND FAMILY OF THE LITTLE LEAGUE TEAM GATHERED TO WATCH THE GAME.BOB? 3 HUNDREDS PACKED INTO THE LOCAL GRILL IN FAIRFIELD. THEY BROUGHT THEIR JERSEYS, THERE SIGNS, THEIR PASSION FOR A […]

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How to Analyze Literature

HACC Tutoring presents, “How to Analyze Literature.” Literary analysis can be intimidating to a lot of students, and it does take some critical thinking. However, it doesn’t have to be a mystery. First, let’s define literary analysis. Analysis in general means that you are examining something critically by looking at its separate parts. So, if […]

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Pop culture comes to life at Steel City Con in Monroeville

Pop culture comes to life at Steel City Con in Monroeville

MINCE TERSE, SUPERMAN, AND THEY’RE RIGHT HERE IN PITTSBURGH. IT’S TAKING PLACE TODAY, TOMORROW AND SUNDAY AT THE MONROEVILLE CONVENTION CENTER. LeVAR BURTON, KNOWN FOR HIS ROLES IN ROOTS, “STAR WARS”, TALKS ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF A GOOD BOOK. I KNOW THE BENEFIT OF THE WRITTEN WORD IN MY OWN LIFE. I JUST THINK THAT […]

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The PA Fresh Food Financing Initiative: Selecting Strategies

The PA Fresh Food Financing Initiative: Selecting Strategies

Now that partners were selected, it was time for the task force to work together and identify strategies for change. The task force met four times. We were very clear that we wanted it to be a concise, short-lived process. We had four meetings over a period of about one year. And at the end […]

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Foodie culture is now part of foreign policy — It’s Gastrodiplomacy

Foodie culture is now part of foreign policy — It’s Gastrodiplomacy

– Within a half mile radius from where I’m standing, there are more than 15 Thai restaurants. In the last 20 years, Thai restaurants have taken off in America, Europe, and Africa. But that success is actually a little out of whack with the number of Thai immigrants around the world. In the US, there’s […]

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The PA Fresh Food Financing Initiative: Cultural Competence

The PA Fresh Food Financing Initiative: Cultural Competence

The task force worked to ensure a varied representation of fresh food retailers were given the opportunity to apply for grants and loans. It was very important to us, to all of us, that this program be accessible to a wide array of folks. We wanted to make sure that there was a very diverse […]

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