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Monday, Oct 15, 2018

Voting While Broke: What Keeps Low-Income People from Polls

Voting While Broke: What Keeps Low-Income People from Polls

Many low-income Americans face increasing uncertainty when it comes to casting a ballot, from feeling politically disengaged to questioning whether they have the time and resources to find their polling place.

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018

Broke In Philly: Sunday Suppers Fight Food Insecurity

Broke In Philly: Sunday Suppers Fight Food Insecurity

In this episode of Broke In Philly, NBC10 talks to Sherita Mouzon, who works as a Witness to Hunger with Drexel's Center for Hunger Free Communities. There, she helps to fight food insecurity by equipping...

Thursday, Sep 27, 2018

‘No Vacations From Poverty’ for Philly's Poor, Report Finds

‘No Vacations From Poverty’ for Philly's Poor, Report Finds

A new report released Wednesday by Pew Charitable Trusts shines a light on the experiences of Philadelphia's lowest income residents and shows how financial insecurity can affect everything from education...

Monday, Aug 27, 2018

Broke in Philly: Local College Student Works to Overcome Financial Hardships

Broke in Philly: Local College Student Works to Overcome Financial Hardships

Imagine being without a stable home or not knowing when you'll be able to eat next because you can't afford food. Local researchers found more than a third of college students across the country are in...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018

Broke in Philly: The High Cost of Being Broke Stories

Broke in Philly: The High Cost of Being Broke Stories

NBC10 and Telemundo 62 are participating in a year-long reporting collaborative called Broke in Philly, which provides nuanced and in-depth stories about economic justice in Philadelphia.

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018

Broke in Philly: Financial Struggles for 1st Generation College Students

Broke in Philly: Financial Struggles for 1st Generation College Students

Broke in Philly explores how financial struggles affect first generation college students.

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018

Broke in Philly: From Homeless to Business Owner

Broke in Philly: From Homeless to Business Owner

Amanda Dobbs and her husband both lost their jobs at the same time. Dobbs attended classes at the Philabundance Community Kitchen, graduated top of her class, and started her own catering business. 

Monday, Aug 6, 2018

High Cost of Being Broke: Fighting Hunger in Every Zip Code

High Cost of Being Broke: Fighting Hunger in Every Zip Code

“A lot of people don't want to admit they are hungry or need assistance,” Stefanie Arck-Baynes from Philabundance said. “It’s a quiet hunger.”

Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018

Broke in Philly: From Homeless to Business Owner

Broke in Philly: From Homeless to Business Owner

A Philadelphia woman who endured homelessness her entire life experienced a huge turn around two years ago-- she now owns her own business.

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Grandmother Sought Custody of Baby Girl Before Her Murder

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