GLOBAL NEWS FROM PHL

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SIX PHILADELPHIANS WITH GLOBAL SIGNIFICANCE TO BE HONORED DECEMBER 13
November 4, 2021
Global Philadelphia Association (GPA) to unveil its fourth Sustainable Development  Goal (SDG) public art mural - SDG#10 Reduced Inequalities, sponsored by Temple  University’s Office of International Affairs 
November 1, 2021
By Sarah Sharp When Gabe Tiberino described his newest mural, unveiled on October 14th at ParkWest Town Center in West Philadelphia, he commented that it “showed people working together like a family community” to fulfill SDG 1:No Poverty, one of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. This event marked the completion of another mural project that is part of the Global Philadelphia Association’s SDG Campaign initiative.  
October 26, 2021
Global Philadelphia’s 2021 Globy Award for Community Leadership this year goes to Loree Jones. Loree has served in top leadership positions in the nonprofit, higher education and government sectors, including Managing Director, or chief operating officer, of the City of Philadelphia, chief of staff for Rutgers University—Camden and chief of external affairs for the School District of Philadelphia. She is currently Chief Executive Officer of Philabundance, a hunger relief agency serving 9 counties in southeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. We had the chance to speak with Loree about her distinguished work, the international diversity of Philadelphia, and what we will be able to see from her in the future. 
October 26, 2021
By Matt Izzo On Thursday, September 30, 2021, the Global Philadelphia Association (GPA), Saint Joseph’s University (SJU), and Samuel Gompers School all celebrated the unveiling of a new mural that brings awareness to Sustainable Development Goal (SDG4) Number 4: Quality Education.
October 13, 2021
Global Philadelphia Association (GPA) will unveil Sustainable Development Goal (SDG)# 1 – NO POVERTY public art mural created by artist Gabe Tiberino on Thursday, October 14th 4 pm – 5 pm Unveiling Ceremony at Park West Town Center, 1575 N. 52nd Street, Philadelphia, PA    Media Contact: Graziella DiNuzzo 609-680-7670 
October 7, 2021
By Divy Agnihotri and Layla El Tannir The Global Philadelphia Association (GPA) hosted the 6th Annual World Heritage City Celebration earlier this month, drawing elements from the past and adapting to the current circumstances of a global pandemic. Funds raised from the celebration help GPA continue its work on the World Heritage City Project, particularly through building awareness, developing education programs, continuing preservation efforts, and extending Philadelphia’s global reach. 
October 2, 2021
By Divy Agnihotri and Layla El Tannir The Global Philadelphia Association (GPA) hosted the 6th Annual World Heritage City Celebration earlier this month, drawing elements from the past and adapting to the current circumstances of a global pandemic. Funds raised from the celebration help GPA continue its work on the World Heritage City Project, particularly through building awareness, developing education programs, continuing preservation efforts, and extending Philadelphia’s global reach. 
September 21, 2021