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 in Philadelphia.

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.

Thomas Hagen and Sherri Pennington hosted this episode, and P.O.C. 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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