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Insight Pt. 2: Philadelphia Children's Alliance, B.PHL Innovation Fest, UNCF Virtual Walk for Ed.

The Philadelphia Children’s alliance reported nearly 2400 reports of children sexual abuse in 2020. As horrific as the numbers are we know that’s just the tip of the iceberg. I speak with Benita Williams, the new Executive Director of Philadelphia Children’s Alliance who tells us how PCA works to advocate for these kids.

You won’t want to miss B.PHL Innovation Fest September 29-October 1, a three-day innovation celebration that connects people locally and globally to talk about innovation in everything from social justice, tech, the arts and more. It’s mostly virtual this year and free. Michelle Histand Director of Innovation at Independence Blue Cross tells us what to expect and how to sign up.

First, I speak with Richard Lee Snow, UNCF Regional Development Director for the Washington DC Region, about the UNCF Virtual Walk for Education. It’s a nationwide initiative to raise the critical funds UNCF needs to fulfill their mission of supporting their member HBCUs and to help student students become active participants of society through a high-quality education. We’ll tell you how you can help.

Listen to the iHeart Radio episode here

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