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September 23, 2022 30 mins
Before we get started - an update on the AACR Philadelphia Marathon Weekend November 19-20th. I'm in week 3 of training for the 8 k. I'm excited to support the American Association for Cancer Research the first and largest cancer research organization. I know that 88 cents out of every dollar goes to an organization responsible for funding some of the biggest breakthroughs in cancer research. to find out how you can help go to www.aacr.org/runners for research.

We are living in a golden age of children's books written and illustrated by black authors and artists. I speak with the award-winning Carole Boston Weatherford about her latest picture book that highlights the significance of spirituals for a modern age.
http://cbweatherford.com

Celebrating its 25th year, City Year provides an extraordinary opportunity for young people 18–25-year-old. Corp members work with students in Philadelphia Public Schools and receive a stipend but also leadership training, education grants and a platform for taking their next steps in life. I talk with Darryl Bundrige, Executive Director & Senior Vice President, City Year Philadelphia.
www.cityyear.org/philadelphia
Twitter + Instagram: @cityyearphilly

Coded by Kids is creating opportunities for underrepresented young people to become tech and innovation leaders by providing education, resources and support. I chat with CEO Danae Mobley about the program and registration for the upcoming Innovation League.
https://codedbykids.com/
Register for the 2022 Innovation League
https://enroll.codedbykids.com/cbk-innovation-league/
Facebook: @codedbykids
Twitter: @codedbykids
Instagram: @codedbykids

But first what can we do to help make Philadelphia a cleaner and safer City? I speak to Philadelphia’s Commissioner of Streets Carlton Williams about recycling and the upcoming Philly Spring Cleanup Fall Edition which takes place on Saturday October 1st.
http://www.phillyspringcleanup.com/
https://www.phila.gov/departments/department-of-streets/
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