Category: Episodes

  • May 15, 2024

    This episode features stories from our team of community journalists about an organization that provides a safe space for young people impacted by violence… an initiative to encourage Black and Brown students to pursue careers in medicine… a community theater that helps kids build social skills and self confidence… and the role Block Captains play…

  • May 1, 2024

    This episode features stories from our team of community journalists about Mayor Cherelle Parker’s plans to clean up litter and stop illegal dumping, some of the safety risks facing journalists, the impact of endometriosis on black women, and the role midwives and doulas play in Black Communities. Block by Block is PhillyCAM’s LIVE community news…

  • April 17, 2024

    This episode features stories from our team of community journalists about the April 23rd primary election in Pennsylvania, a program that helps young people come up with ways to address gun violence and other challenges, an effort to open a Lesbian bar in Philly, an unusual martial arts gym in North Philadelphia, and a mother’s…

  • April 3, 2024

    This episode includes four stories about Philadelphia’s art scene, including reports from our team of community journalists about a community of artists looking to connect performing arts professionals with health and wellness resources, Philadelphia’s Youth Poet Laureate, a long-time Philadelphia poet who co-founded a “spoken word dance party,” and Philadelphia music producer Bill Jolly. Block by…

  • December 13, 2023

    This episode includes stories from our community news reporters about one of the region’s largest hunger relief programs, a new mural in the gayborhood celebrating Philly’s ballroom scene, Philadelphia’s Colored Girls Museum, resources available for those affected by unsolved homicides, and high schoolers experimenting with an unusual way to clean up the Schuylkill River. Block…

  • November 29, 2023

    This episode includes stories from our community news reporters about a Germantown activist’s advocacy against gun violence in honor of her son, this year’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s, the role radio station WURD plays in Philadelphia’s Black community, and an artist who wants to change how people think about floral arrangements Block by Block is…

  • November 15, 2023

    This episode includes stories from our community news reporters about a Youth Power Summit that brought local groups working with young people together, how different forms of grief can affect people, and a new art exhibition at the Free Library exploring aspects of the Black experience, and the stories of two people seeking answers following…

  • November 1, 2023

    This episode includes stories from our community news reporters about an initiative to bring attention to the 77 city blocks most affected by gun violence, a Shark Tank-style pitch contest for young entrepreneurs, a Breast Cancer Awareness Walk, Day of the Dead, and next week’s election. Block by Block is PhillyCAM’s LIVE community news radio…

  • October 18, 2023

    This episode includes stories from our community news reporters about the impact of Philadelphia’s unsolved murders, a housing complex under development in Northwest Philly that will have a mix of affordable homes for seniors and market-rate housing, how a local musician uses drumming to promote joy… and some other things that bring people joy. Block…

  • October 4, 2023

    This episode includes stories from our community news reporters about about the response to white supremacist messages at a Chestnut Hill school, how the Supreme Court ruling putting an end to Affirmative Action is affecting high school students, a series of events throughout the city to encourage young people to read… and what it means…