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Category Archives: General

Get Healthy Philly Video

Members of LRI’s Wellness Rising program participated in the Philadelphia Department of Public Health‘s video as part of their initiative: Get Healthy Philly. Check it out here and take a Movement Break! http://phillypowered.org/mover/philly-movement-break/

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Missing Deaf Woman

46-year-old Ahalieme Barksdale-Bey, who is deaf, was last seen leaving her home at 2009 Bainbridge Street on Dec. 7 around 1:30 p.m., and is still missing. If you know anything, contact South Detectives at 215-686-3013. http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/…/ahalieme-barksdale-bey-…/

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Accessibility Info about Women’s March in Philly

Planning on attending the Women’s March on Philadelphia 2018 this Saturday? Here is some accessibility information about the event: http://www.womensmarchphl.com/search?q=accessibility

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Important info about SEPTA for Senior Citizens

Senior Citizens With a valid ID, senior citizens age 65 and older ride free at all times on all SEPTA Transit Routes (Bus, Trolley, Trackless Trolley, Broad Street/Broad Ridge Spur Line, Market Frankford Line/Norristown High Speed Line). In addition, seniors … Continue reading

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MLK Weekend Events

There are several accessible and free events in Philly this weekend that celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.’s inclusive legacy: What: Community Film Screening of Flesh and Blood & Cheri Honkala’s (anti-poverty advocate) Fundraiser Birthday Bash! Panel following film with Darlene … Continue reading

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January Food Pantry

Food Pantry LRI’s Food Pantry, 11:00 AM until the food supply is exhausted. First come first served. The Food Pantry is open on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, Second Floor.

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The Sexual Assault Epidemic No One Talks About

Last night’s Golden Globes focused on sexual harassment and introduced the new movement #TimesUp, which raises awareness about the issue, as well as funds for legal services to support people who have been harassed. While this movement is great and beneficial for victims … Continue reading

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The Caregiver Project

Pig Iron Theatre Company is creating a play about the work of Attendant Care or Caregiving. They have been talking to people who care for their relatives, professional Home Health Aides, Social Services Staff, Hospice Workers, and Childcare Providers to hear … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from LRI! Check out this article by The Nation, which names National ADAPT and Disability Action for America Most Valuable Grassroots Activism! https://www.thenation.com/…/the-2017-progressive-honor-roll/

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Deaf Advocacy Holiday Party

Enjoy some pictures from the Deaf Advocacy and Outreach Department’s Holiday Party! If you would like more information about the services provided for deaf and hard of hearing consumers, visit our website: http://www.libertyresources.org/support/deaf.html Or contact Harry Barnum: 215-634-2000 ext. 792, harrybarnum@libertyresources.org … Continue reading

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