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 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 3 is produced by Rasheed Ajamu, Kiersten Adams, Cathy Brown, Barbara Martin Ellis, Connie Komm, E. Marie Lambert, and Brett Roman Williams

Connie Komm and E. Marie Lambert hosted this episode, and Rasheed Ajamu 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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