GLOBAL NEWS FROM PHL

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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
By Stef W. Kight Data: White House; Chart: Jared Whalen/Axios The Biden administration notified governors and mayors on Wednesday of the number of Afghan evacuees their state is expected to receive in the coming weeks, two senior administration officials told Axios.
September 21, 2021
By: Sid Davis
September 15, 2021
The City of Philadelphia and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) are coordinating with the federal government’s Operation Allies Refuge to provide a point-of-entry location for people evacuated from Afghanistan.
September 7, 2021