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Education: English Teacher Aims To Improve Opportunities Inside And Outside The Classroom

Education: English Teacher Aims To Improve Opportunities Inside And Outside The Classroom

Kayla Conklin currently serves as the department head of the English department at Esperanza Academy Charter High School in West Hunting Park. That title is just one of many she holds at the school, mainly comprised of minority students in the surrounding neighborhoods. Between the hours of 8:50 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Conklin is either […]

 

Juniata Park: Puerto Rican Veterans Honor Successes

Juniata Park: Puerto Rican Veterans Honor Successes

Latin American Veterans in Philadelphia are remembering their success after a long history of service to their communities. “We need role models,” said Juvencio Gonzalez, outreach coordinator for State Senator Mike Stack. “When they went [to war] they didn’t have Martin Luther King Jr. or Rosa Parks.” The veterans of United States’ 65th Infantry, nicknamed […]