Visions 2017 celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Tuesday, October 03, 2017 02:45PM
Visions 2017 celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with a look at culturally relevant stories in Philadelphia. With Puerto Rico suffering from Hurricane Maria, learn how a group has formed to offer some relief.

We meet a local woman impacted by the uncertainty of DACA and the laws regarding immigration. See how Jose Garces is trying to help those making the transition to a new country.

Sports have always brought people together. Philadelphia's Unity Cup is a soccer tournament where teams represent their nation. Plus, we visit the Philadelphia Phillies and their lineup with Latino flare and international handball superstar Wally Amaro is giving back to the neighborhood where he grew up.

Visions airs Saturday, Sept. 30 at 7:30 and Monday Oct. 2 at midnight.

Visions 1001 Puerto Rico Recovery
HELPING PUERTO RICO RECOVER
After Hurricanes have crippled the island of Puerto Rico, a local group has come together to help the island recover. Walter Perez tells us how they are making a difference.

Unidos PA' PR | FACEBOOK

CONCILIO | FACEBOOK
141 E Hunting Park Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19124
(215) 627-3100

HISPANIC HERITAGE LUNCHEON
Presented by Al Día News
Wednesday, Oct. 11 (Noon-2 p.m.)
Union League of Philadelphia
140 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102
HISPANIC HERITAGE
Visions 100117 Immigration
THE LOCAL IMPACT OF IMMIGRATION REFORM
Immigration reform is leaving some in our local region uneasy. Jeannette Reyes tells us how the changing landscape is affecting those involved.

JUNTOS | FACEBOOK
600 Washington Ave Unit 18UA, Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 218-9079

PA IMMIGRATION AND CITIZENSHIP COALITION | FACEBOOK
2100 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 832-0636

Visions 100117 Garces ESL Classes
JOSE GARCES ESL CLASSES
The Garces Foundation provides free healthcare and educational services to help improve the quality of life of Hispanics in the Philadelphia region. Ilia Garcia, from our sister station Univision, brings us to their English as a Second Language classroom to learn more.
GARCES FOUNDATION | ENGLISH FOR THE RESTAURANT
1901 South 9th Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19148
267.284.7905
Visions 100117 Phillies Latino
PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES LATINO OUTREACH
Walter Perez shows us how Latinos are having a greater influence on the Philadelphia Phillies roster and how that's impacted the community and the fan base.
PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES | FACEBOOK
1 Citizens Bank Way, Philadelphia, PA 19148
Visions 100117 Unity Cup
PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL UNITY CUP
Philadelphia International Unity Cup is a chance for people from all nations to come together over the beautiful game. Jeannette Reyes shows us how soccer is uniting Philadelphia's immigrant community.
INTERNATIONAL UNITY CUP | FACEBOOK
Visions 100117 Boxing
WARRIOR BOXING: KAMIKAZE RIVERA
Pro boxer JD "Kamikaze" Rivera trains today's youth to be warriors in the gym and in life. Ilia Garcia, from our sister station Univision, takes her turn in the ring at the Warrior Boxing Academy.
WARRIOR BOXING ACADEMY | FACEBOOK
1209 Mifflin St., Philadelphia, PA 19148
(267) 265-2259
Visions 100117 Handball
NORTH PHILLY'S HANDBALL HERO
Wally Amaro is one of the top ranked single wall handball players in the world. His star turn started in north Philadelphia where he has returned to help kids in that neighborhood thrive.
Pennsylvania Handball Association | FACEBOOK
Visions 100117 Open Kitchen Sculpture
OPEN KITCHEN SCULPTURE
Open kitchen sculpture garden is a visionary project that uses a fundamental need such as food as a means to initiate a collective and communal experience.
Open Kitchen Sculpture Garden | FACEBOOK
Visions 100117 Puerto Rican Bakery & Salon
PUERTO RICAN BAKERY/MI CUMBIA
An authentic Puerto Rican Bakery and restaurant and an award winning salon serving artisanal Colombian coffee.
EL COQUI PANADERIA | FACEBOOK
3528 I Street, Philadelphia, PA 19134
215-634-5508

MI CUMBIA | FACEBOOK
328 S. 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA
215-735-7980

CAANE.CO
Wholesale imports of artisanal Columbian sugar and green coffee beans
Visions 100117 PA Academy of Ballet
ACADEMY OF BALLET
PA BALLET | FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM
The Pennsylvania Academy of Ballet has called Narberth home for 43 years. But their story begins in Havana. Ilia Garcia, from our sister station Univision, tells us how Cuban immigrants created a top ballet academy.
PENNSYLVANIA ACADEMY OF BALLET
29 N Narberth Ave. Narberth, PA 19072

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