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Protesters Invade North Philly Welfare Office

Protesters Invade North Philly Welfare Office

Members of the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign descended upon the Philadelphia Assistance Office at 2701 Broad Street this afternoon, alongside members of Occupy Philly and local unions. Their mission was to bring awareness to the harsh conditions at local welfare offices on behalf of both the caseworkers and clients. And for all intents and purposes,...

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‘We’re Trying to Prevent a Homicide in the Philadelphia Welfare Offices’

‘We’re Trying to Prevent a Homicide in the Philadelphia Welfare Offices’

Tomorrow, the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign will hold what they believe is an emergency demonstration at the Welfare office at Broad and Lehigh in North Philadelphia. Specifically, they’ll be protesting state cuts to welfare caseworkers and Medicaid benefits, hopefully preventing an incident. “The state appears to be moving in the direction...

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