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I BELONG VOICES

I BELONG VOICES

By I Belong Philly
I Belong Voices, is here to elevate the voices of immigrants and share resources to a better life in the city of Philadelphia
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Did you Know? Philadelphia has 54 free libraries and six free-standing public computer labs. Three much larger regional libraries—in West, Northwest, and Northeast Philadelphia—have additional reference materials, computers, and meeting space. That's amazing! In this episode, you will learn about some of the important resources available for immigrants in Philadelphia, such as where to learn English for free or where to get an organization to help you create your resume? or understand the workforce in Philly? or you just want to know or learn about the organizations that embrace and show the folklore or art of other countries. ❤️ We invite you to listen to us... _____ In this episode they participated: Cristina Zanoni (Brazil) María Eugenia (Maru) Gonzalez (Venezuela) Silvia Roldán (Ecuador) Georgia Consenca (Brazil) Monica Molina (Colombia) Ben Goebel (France) Waleska López (Puerto Rico) Interviewee:  Lindsay Southworth - Senior Program Manager, Adult Education and Language Learning at Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation More information: www.ibelongphilly.org Instagram: instagram.com/ibelongphilly Facebook: www.facebook.com/IBelongphilly/ Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/company/i-belong-philly Here are some organizations and places what did you hear on the podcast: Free Library -  www.freelibrary.org Beyond Literacy -  beyondliteracy.org Welcoming Center - welcomingcenter.org HIAS - hiaspa.org Seamaac's - seamaac.org Office of Immigrant Affairs -  phila.gov/departments/office-of-immigrant-affairs/ New Sanctuary Movement - sanctuaryphiladelphia.org Charlie's Produce - charliesmarketproduce.com If you want to participate, write us at ibelong.philly@gmail.com and we are thrilled to include you as part of this amazing experience. 🎤
26:51
August 25, 2021
The Beginning | 1
One of the difficulties immigrants and refugees face upon arriving in the United States is the language barrier. Did you know that the language barrier can cause enormous difficulties and make simple interactions seem inexistent?  Employment, transportation, legal responsibilities, and receiving assistance in each of these areas are more difficult without the confidence to speak in English. You are in a new country, trying to adapt to a new lifestyle, probably far away from your family, and adapting to a new culture!  Other difficulties range from dealing with legal complications to understanding complex transportation systems, securing housing, employment arrangements, and battling culture shock, psychological distress, depression, and isolation.  In this podcast, you will have the opportunity to hear in a pleasant way the voices of some of the members of I Belong Philly sharing their stories, challenges, English barrier, how they overcame these barriers in Philadelphia, and how they are becoming, step by step, world citizens in the United States. ❤️ We invite you to listen to us...  _____ In this episode they participated: Ben Goebel (France) Cristina Zanoni (Brazil) María Eugenia (Maru) Gonzalez (Venezuela) Silvia Rondan (Ecuador) Georgia Consenca (Brazil) Monica Molina (Colombia) More information: www.ibelongphilly.org Instagram: instagram.com/ibelongphilly Facebook: www.facebook.com/IBelongphilly/ Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/company/i-belong-philly Here are some organizations what did you hear on the podcast: The Welcoming Center: welcomingcenter.org Free Library: libwww.freelibrary.org If you want to participate, write us at ibelong.philly@gmail.com and we are thrilled to include you as part of this amazing experience. 🎤
27:14
July 26, 2021
I Belong Voices Trailer
Today, and every day, I Belong Philly celebrate the immigrants in this beautiful country.  We believe when immigrants are present in our communities, restaurants, business, offices, and everywhere in the city, the end results are always better. ⁠🤩 I Belong Philly is creating a space to continue to promote immigrants' voices and share the available resources with our new project I Belong voices.⁠ 🌏 Please subscribe and see you soon! 
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July 13, 2021