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What's the biggest problem with Philadelphia public schools? Philadelphia Student Union
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What's the biggest problem with Philadelphia public schools?

During PSU's summer leadership program, Building A Youth Movement (BAYM), students hit the streets to ask people...

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Abolishing Modern Day Slavery Philadelphia Student Union
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Abolishing Modern Day Slavery

Shakoya Patterson visited theCoalition of Immokalee Workers' Modern Day Slavery Museum when it came to Philadelphia...

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On Blast: Show for July 2010 Philadelphia Student Union
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On Blast: Show for July 2010

On this month's show: Highlights and victories from PSU's '09-'10 school year Connecting the struggles of students...

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Students Stand with Taxi Workers Philadelphia Student Union
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Students Stand with Taxi Workers

On Wednesday June 30th, the Philadelphia Parking Authority and Immigration and Customs Enforcement lured 26 taxi...

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Building A Youth Movement Youth Leadership Institute Philadelphia Student Union
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Building A Youth Movement Youth Leadership Institute

Student Union's week-long leadership institute BAYM (Building A Youth Movement) is entering into its 7th year. The...

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Young People's Poetry Philadelphia Student Union
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Young People's Poetry

This collection of poetry features original pieces by PSU Members Shania Morris, Justin Carter & Tatianna Griffin...

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Philly Student Union's School Year in Review Philadelphia Student Union
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Philly Student Union's School Year in Review

Philly Student Union had a powerful year. As the school year comes to a close, we created this montage to capture the...

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Statewide Connections: Bringing Harrisburg Students into our Campaigns Philadelphia Student Union
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Statewide Connections: Bringing Harrisburg Students into our Campaigns

Members of PSU recently traveled to Harrisburg PA to meet with students from Harrisburg's William Penn High School...

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On Blast: Full Show Philadelphia Student Union
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On Blast: Full Show

On this month's show: PSU brings 100 students together for a nonviolent flash mob in Center City (Watch video)...

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"We Have a Moral Obligation to House People"- Picture the Homeless Philadelphia Student Union
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"We Have a Moral Obligation to House People"- Picture the Homeless

Picture the Homeless is a grassroots organizing group led by homeless people in New York City. From their website:...

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Temple Nurses Defend their Kids' Futures Philadelphia Student Union
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Temple Nurses Defend their Kids' Futures

Members of the Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals (PASNAP) have been striking for...

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Students Stand with Temple Nurses on the Picket Line Philadelphia Student Union
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Students Stand with Temple Nurses on the Picket Line

On April 8th, The Philadelphia Student Union, along with The Unified Taxi Workers Alliance and The Media Mobilizing...

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Making Music to Tackle the Drop Out Crisis Philadelphia Student Union
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Making Music to Tackle the Drop Out Crisis

Have you heard Pushed Out, the 5 track album that Philadelphia Student Union members created? The album tells the...

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On Blast: Show for March 2010 Philadelphia Student Union
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On Blast: Show for March 2010

On this show: PSU's youth artists create an album to tackle the drop-out crisis Kansas City, MO students see half of...

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A Student Responds to West Philly High being a Possible Rennaissance School Philadelphia Student Union
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A Student Responds to West Philly High being a Possible Rennaissance School

The Philadelphia School District recently announced that West Philadelphia High School is eligible to become a...

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On Blast: Show for February 2010 Philadelphia Student Union
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On Blast: Show for February 2010

On this Show, we hear highlights from PSU's 600 person MLK Day march to end all forms of violence in schools. We'll...

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"I am talking about student-created solutions to violence in our schools" Philadelphia Student Union
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"I am talking about student-created solutions to violence in our schools"

On Wednesday, February 17, Philadelphia Student Union member DeVante Wilson spoke before the School Reform...

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The Struggles of the Homeless in Philadelphia (1995-96) Philadelphia Student Union
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The Struggles of the Homeless in Philadelphia (1995-96)

In January of 2010, the Poverty Initiatve, a group based in New York that aims to reignite Dr. Martin Luther King's...

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"I Stand Against Injustice" Philadelphia Student Union
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"I Stand Against Injustice"

Markeeta Hudgens, a senior at Overbrook High School and a committed PSU member, closed the recent MLK Day action with...

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A Call to End All Forms of Violence Philadelphia Student Union
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A Call to End All Forms of Violence

On MLK Day, Philadelphia Student Union member Azeem Hill spoke about ending all forms of violence in our school...

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