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 radio program, featuring stories from Philadelphia’s neighborhoods as reported by PhillyCAM’s Radio News Fellows, a multigenerational cohort of burgeoning local journalists. Tune in for new episodes every other week, Wednesdays 5:30-6:00 PM on WPPM 106.5 FM and online at

Block by Block season 4 is produced by Khysir Carter, Oskar Castro, David Chaney Junior, Meesh Cosares, Jen Devor, Barbara Martin Ellis, Thomas Hagen, P.O.C., Sunny Morgan, Sherri Pennington, and Shanayah Wyche.

David Chaney Jr. and Jen Devor hosted this episode, and Shanaya Wyche was board operator for this show.

Brad Linder is Radio News Managing Editor for WPPM. Peter Liu is Radio Operations Manager. And Allison Durham is WPPM’s Radio Program Manager.






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