June 12, 2024

This episode features stories from our community news reporters about a school for community organizers who want to learn more about prison abolition, group that does trolley tours to support local businesses owned by Black women, how young people on the border of West Philly and the suburbs feel about their neighborhoods, a queer-owned business in South Philadelphia that sells work by local artists… and a program that lets Philly high school students visit museums for free.

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 phillycam.org/listen.

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.

Sunny Morgan and Jen Devor hosted this episode, and Meesh Cosares was board operator for this show.

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






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