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WURD Radio is sharing a harvest for the world! From Oct. 11 through Dec. 31, visit wurdradio.com each week to find information on upcoming give-back events in Philadelphia. We will feature organizations hosting free food and clothing giveaways, workshops and more.   TechGirlz.org What is it? Free virtual tech workshops for middle school girls in grades [...]
This year for Founder’s Day, WURD Radio will acknowledge five members of the community who represent the ideals, mission and character of our founder, Walter P. Lomax Jr., M.D.  Join us on Founder’s Day, Thursday Aug. 26, when we honor the awardees. Click here for a full schedule of Founder’s Day events. The 2021 WURD [...]
As WURD Radio prepares to honor the legacy of Walter P. Lomax Jr., M.D. during our Founder’s Day celebration on Aug. 26, learn more about the man whose life and service left an indelible imprint on the Philadelphia community. Hear Sara Lomax-Reese interview her father, Walter P. Lomax Jr., M.D.  Hear Dr. Lomax in his [...]
By Syreeta Martin | The Philadelphia Citizen A WURD radio host and entrepreneur reflects on the four “Fs” that have come to the forefront this year: family, finances, fitness and faith The past year was a transformative force. Anytime transformation occurs there is disruption in its onset, disorientation in its presence and, oftentimes, destruction, in [...]
By Ngakiya Camara | WURD Radio WURD was joined by Philadelphia’s Commissioner Danielle Outlaw for a conversation regarding her rise in ranks as well as her intention to reform Philadelphia’s Police Department.  Outlaw emphasizes that, in not coming from a family legacy of policing, she held many of the same stigmas regarding police as most [...]
Hadriana Lowenkron | The Plug Ashley Turner, Philly Tech Sistas The past year has laid bare a lot of pre-existing inequities in the Philadelphia tech sector, ranging from lack of racial and gender diversity, to salary and venture capital funding disparities, among others. Yet while many individuals are quick to throw 2020 away, tech advocates [...]
This story is part of the SoJo Exchange of COVID-19 stories from the Solutions Journalism Network, a nonprofit organization dedicated to rigorous reporting about responses to social problems. Roxanne Patel Shepelavy | Solutions Journalism In 2015, when Arne Duncan moved back to Chicago after serving as President Obama’s education secretary, he set out on a [...]
This story is part of the SoJo Exchange of COVID-19 stories from the Solutions Journalism Network, a nonprofit organization dedicated to rigorous reporting about responses to social problems. Article by By Emily Nonko - Images by Ameelio  | Solutions Journalism All incarcerated residents of Maine have the right to vote — it’s one of two [...]
WURD Radio is a proud partner with Sullivan Progress Plaza in presenting the celebration of Rev Dr. Leon H. Sullivan, taking place on air and online Friday, October 16th from 12pm to 2pm. In this video, Rev. Sullivan delivers his farewell speech to his Zion Baptist congregation, recapping 4 virtues that should be followed, to [...]

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