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I've had friends get pre-recorded messages from different area codes claiming to be from the IRS. THIS IS A SCAM - BE AWARE! The IRS usually only contacts people by mail.

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    5 Lessons from Black Panther That Can Save Our Lives - and Transform Black Politics
    In Wakanda, every action - -and indeed every person's path - -is anchored to a broader vision of communal liberation. The western trope of "rugged individualism" does not exist in Wakanda. Throughout Black Panther, the Wakandan's reject a "me" mentality in favor of a "we" mentality: every citizen is deeply invested, first and foremost, in the preservation (and liberation) of the community at large.

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    Philadelphia Youth Orchestra
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    The Erdapfel, the oldest surviving terrestrial globe, does not show the Americas but it does include the mythical Saint Brendan's Island
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    DA Larry Krasner's first 'listening session' brings out crowds in West Philly
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FYI- Inquiry Charter School's application pro...

FYI- Inquiry Charter School's application process is open until March 10th (it's K4-5th grade). My daughter is in the K4 class there this year and we've been very happy with it. The K4 class is for students that will be 4 and a half years old by Sept. 1st. This K4 option has been great for us because our daughter was really ready for school but just missed the Kind cutoff. Many free preK options are income-based, but not this one. I also like that the K4 class is totally integrated into the rest of the school (shared recess, weekly school-wide meetings, before/after care). As a charter, it is a free public school accepting students from all over Philly. It is located right near the Please Touch Museum. They have a low cost before and afterschool program that is optional, but ideal for working parents. The school promotes their values: Curiosity, Generosity, and Growth. If you or someone you know is looking for a school - especially for K4 (preK) or Kindergarten, I would recommend checking them out. The application is simply a form on their website: http://www.belmontcharternetwork.org/ics/

    Inquiry Charter School | Belmont Charter Network
    At Inquiry, we believe that how children learn is as important as what they learn. Our methods encourage creativity, support problem solving, and produce life-long learners. We emphasize individual and exploratory learning with visits to such places as Fairmount Park and the Barnes Foundation as well as unique on-campus experiences.

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    1921 Tulsa Race Riot curriculum to be taught statewide
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    Citizens Planning Institute - Spring 2018 CPI Application
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    PECO Free First Sunday Family Day
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    Free Expungement Clinic
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    Children's Scholarship Fund Philadelphia
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    $5 million grant to expand job-training programs for unemployed West Philadelphians
    The University City District (UCD), the University City Science Center and Drexel University have been awarded a $5 million grant from the Lenfest Foundation to expand programs that train and place unemployed West Philadelphia residents in jobs, including UCD's nationally-acclaimed job training prog

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    Black Panther is one of the most important cultural moments in American history
    As you all already know, Black Panther set all types of records this past weekend, not just for Black films, and Black directors, and Black casts, and Black film crews...not just for all superhero films (although it did break several records for every superhero movie ever made), but Black Panther actually set several records for any film ever made.

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    Philadelphia City Scholarship Program application | Mayor's Office of Education
    The Philadelphia City Scholarship Program awards approximately 50 college scholarships to high school seniors each year. Scholarship awards are $1,000 for each academic year for four consecutive years of full-time enrollment in accredited, four-year bachelor degree programs. This document includes eligibility information, instructions, and an application form.


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