Everything you need to know about Philly, every day
Start your day informed with our free newsletter. It’s the easy way to stay on top of local news.
This is a member-powered newsroom
We depend on direct reader support to maintain Billy Penn as an independent brand. If you enjoy reading, throw us a bone!
We need your support
Reader donations power our newsroom. If Billy Penn helps you feel more connected to Philly, we’d love to count you as a member. Will you join us?
Powered by you
Reader support powers our newsroom. A monthly membership helps lock it in.
Can we count on you as a Billy Penn sustainer?
Winning the local journalism game
Thank you: Member support powers our newsroom.
Know someone else who might like our work? Invite them to sign up for our free morning newsletter.
Jacqui Patterson, director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program, will talk about how environmental issues (coal-fired power plants, droughts, flooding) can unequally affect residents of low-income urban neighborhoods — and what we can do about it. RSVP requested.
Where: Academy of Natural Sciences at 1900 Ben Franklin Pkwy. 19103
When: December 14, 2016 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
How much: Free with registration
Join the director of the Philadelphia Office of Sustainability and other climate and sustainability experts for a panel discussion on how these issues might play out in November...and beyond.
Where: PhillyCam Studio at 699 Ranstead St. 19106
When: October 3, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
How much: Free