May 17, 2023

This episode includes stories from our community news reporters about how voters felt about this week’s primary election, how after-school programs and rec centers can help deter gun violence, an environmental organization working in our community to help combat climate change, and the power that names hold.

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 2 is produced by Cathy Brown, E. Marie Lambert, Robin Markle, Yonique Myrie, Lara Rosenbach, Felicia Casher, and Roxanne Logan.

Yonique Myrie and Lara Rosenbach hosted this episode, and Cathy Brown was our board operator.

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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