Wednesday, November 26, 2008

South Philly High Town Hall Meeting

Here are some videos/responses from the first Town Hall meeting in South Philly High School on November 25th. Watch, comment, or send us your story to

South Philly Homecoming Queen & King Respond to the Budget Cuts:

A concerned citizen speaks about our libraries:

Can the situation be saved by increasing taxes?

Or through corporate sponsorship?

MAYOR NUTTER'S "BOTTOM LINE" about the proposed cuts:

Friday, November 21, 2008

Get educated!

Everybody is talking about the budget cuts. Here are a few links to help you get a handle on what's happening, what others are doing about it and how you can get involved:

Go to the Philadelphia City government website to follow the story:

Listen to Mayor Nutter announce the budget cuts:

See the full list of cuts (11.07.08):

Watch the Mayor discuss the impact of the cuts (11.21.08):

How can you share your concerns with Mayor Nutter and other city officials?

How will the budget buts impact Community College of Philadelphia?

What can the Philadelphia Eagles do to help?

How is the Kingsessing neighborhood organizing for change?

What is the value of a library?

Have any more info about the cuts and how people are reacting? Add a comment with your link.