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NEWS

Philadelphia Reacts to the End of Roe v. Wade

On June 24, 2022, protestors gathered at Philadelphia’s City Hall holding signs, some reading, “Abortion is Healthcare” and “I will not go quietly back to the 1950s”. This reversal is not only affecting women’s reproductive rights but also access to contraception. Pennsylvania, like many other states, is facing an uncertain future in abortion healthcare as it relies on the results of the gubernatorial election on November 8. 


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PA Youth Vote Civic Engagement Program: Apply Today!

Youth voting has become increasingly important throughout the years. What does voting education provide for youth voters? How does this education increase voting? Here is what PA Youth Vote is doing to provide our youth voters with the knowledge and engagement needed to change the culture of voting as the Commonwealth of PA is mobilized to turn out in 2022! 


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Juntos’ Fight For Sanctuary Schools in Philadelphia

Even in “sanctuary cities,” or cities where there is not active information sharing between local law enforcement and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) , public schools do not always honor the comfort and well-being of their Latinx and immigrant student populations. Juntos is a South Philadelphia-based Latinx immigrant organization dedicated to “fighting for [Latinx] human rights as workers, parents, youth, and immigrants”.


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SPORTS

What's Next for Athletes in COVID?

Not being able to be in school has serious implications for student athletes. Their junior and senior year is crucial for scholarships and college recruitment. These trying times are forcing student-athletes to advocate for their future like never before, from practicing alone to venturing out to other teams. These students are working harder than ever to make their life long dreams a reality. 


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The Black Student Alliance of CAPA

Senior Jasmine Brown,  Founder and current President of BSA, has been operating the club inside the walls of CAPA for two years. Black Student Alliance, a place where black students and allies can come together, providing a space of speech and equality. An environment that has become a source of empowerment pushing towards the benefit of all. 


NEWS

February’s Board Meeting Debriefing

Jemille Q. Duncan, a junior at Multicultural Academy Charter School is Policy, Data & Research Deputy Director for UrbEd. Every month he summarizes the Board of Education Action Meeting highlights for Bullhorn readers. Here's February's debrief!


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NEWS

The Fate of Class of 2021's Graduation

It is possible that there will be a normal graduation similar to ones from past years, however, due to the pandemic, it is also likely they will have a graduation at the Foster stadium with significant rules such as limited attendance. He spoke about the network school office making the guidelines for the school district. Simon Gratz will pay for the graduation ceremony, including  the music, stage, and decorations.


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NEWS

Meet the Grassroots Food Truck

Because Wallace and Harris are motivated by a vision for social justice, their food truck not only provides delicious catering services and meals but also opportunities for disadvantaged adolescents and young adults in Philadelphia. Harris and Wallace spoke about the purpose and larger goals of their Food Truck business. In the near future, they want to utilize their staunch support network to turn into a bigger business. While the food truck is their first step, they eventually want to create a Grassroots-oriented building that supports urban communities, helps students organize their lives, and reciprocates the support that they’ve experienced


NEWS

Philly Students Call for More Representation on Board of Education

Nearly 400 Philadelphians have signed a change.org petition calling for voting rights for student representatives on the Board of Education, training before their term begins, and the introduction of a fifteen-student advisory committee—an autonomous body that would advise and collaborate with the representatives. The advisory committee would also work to demystify the board’s processes and invite Philadelphians, especially students, to participate in public comment by reproducing meeting agendas in layman’s terms and in multiple languages.

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