Focus on the Delaware with Lora Lewis: Global Philadelphia Building Awareness and Extending Our Global Reach

Listen to this radio episode about Global Philadelphia's work featuring Zabeth Teelucksingh, GPA President:

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Global Philadelphia Executive Director Zabeth Teelucksingh spoke on the organization founded to assist —  and to encourage greater interaction among — the many organizations, businesses and people engaged in international activity in the Greater Philadelphia Region, to develop an international awareness within the region, and to enhance the region’s global profile. The episode goes into detail about GPA's work, particularly focusing on the World Heritage City Project and the upcoming World Heritage City Celebration on September 8th. 

Teelucksingh discusses Lviv and Philly's statuses as World Heritage Cities, and GPA's ongoing commitment to recognizing Philadelphia's growing Ukrainian population - the 2nd largest in the nation. 

The episode is a highlights GPA's efforts to educate us on economic development and to educate us – young and old – on the many community cultures, the arts, diplomatic affairs and heritage.  Their own initiatives include a heritage map of Philadelphia featuring our World Heritage site – Independence Hall, and the many, many historic landmarks in the area.  She points out that only New York has more!   Working with Mural Arts, they are partnering with local non-profits to create murals that reflect the 17 sustainable development goals of the World Heritage organization by 2026, as part of the Philadelphia 250 celebration of the US semi-quin-centennial.  They also produce a newsletter and calendar listings of the Philadelphia area international events taking place.    

Focus on the Delaware Valley with Lora Lewis introduces you to the people and organizations making a difference in our community, from health and safety issues, to education, employment, and even entertainment opportunities. Focus on the Delaware Valley looks for solutions and positive action to make our region a better place to call home.

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