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Below you will find a sampling of resources related to Philadelphia's global character and other international matters--background on civic initiatives, research findings, policy documents, and publications--as well as links to relevant sites.

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    A hub of all of the resources a Philadelphian needs to live, work, travel, and entertain like a global player!                  
A how-to manual describing the method of posting content to our website. It is easy and we encourage our members and users to use our website as a publicity tool whenever they would like!
ONLY the first 50 participants will receive a FREE laptop and Taller membership. Deadline to enter: November 21, 2022
West Chester University students pay tribute to Philadelphia's global heritage with new museum exhibition. Watch the video below to learn more! 
Atif Saeed appointed as the new CEO of the City’s Division of Aviation PHILADELPHIA – Mayor Jim Kenney announced today that Atif Saeed will become the new Chief Executive Officer of the Division of Aviation, which includes Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Northeast Philadelphia Airport (PNE), effective December 1, 2022. 
Take a look at some of our past resources and programming related to Philadelphia's status as a growing, global city.   
In October 2022, the Rev. Dr. Leon H. Sullivan Charitable Trust (Trust) will be leading a city-wide effort to recognize and celebrate Rev. Leon Sullivan’s 100th Birthday, highlighting his legacy and ongoing local and global impact as a civil rights and social justice activist.
We believe that our diversity is one of our biggest strengths in Philadelphia. As the nation’s first World Heritage City, the City of Philadelphia launched the Philadelphia Honors Diversity Flag Raising Program in 2018 to celebrate the culture and heritage of the many immigrant communities that call our city home with speeches, dance, food, and songs. 
Listen to this radio episode about Global Philadelphia's work featuring Zabeth Teelucksingh, GPA President: Listen here! 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. 
Starting a plant-based diet and don't know where to start? Philadelphia is the place to be! Healthy and delicious vegan restaurants and food shops are popping up all over the city. Visit the American Vegan Society's website to learn more.  Plant-based restaurants in Philadelphia:
The Global Interdependence Center is returning to Cuba! We will be working once again with Cuba Educational Travel (CET), a leader in business and policy travel to Cuba, to assist in facilitating GIC’s Delegation to Havana departing Sunday, January 8, returning Thursday, January 12, 2023.
In the summer of 2021, the Middle East Center set out to record a serious, scholarly podcast, with serious, scholarly people, talking about serious, scholarly things. But somewhere along the way, things went in a very different direction. And here we are.
Philadelphia is where creative, determined, and collaborative people come to live, work, play, and make a lasting impact. We’ve got a lot to brag about.
The Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize at the University of Pennsylvania is an annual global prize that celebrates leadership and innovation in the social sector with an emphasis on impact and transferability of practices.
At around 9:47 p.m. on July 4, 2022 two officers were shot on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway during the city’s Fourth of July concert and fireworks. The Parkway was evacuated. Both officers were treated and released from the hospital later that night.
Coming this summer 2022, Drexel University will provide online public access to the Atwater Kent Collection (of the former Philadelphia History Museum) through a searchable database.