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Visions 2017 celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

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.

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The Hispanic community in Philadelphia is doing everything it can to help victims of Hurricane Maria.

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
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An important issue for the Latino community is immigration. With changing laws adding tension and uncertainty for local families.

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

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Iron Chef Jose Garces' desire to give back has caused him to create the Garces Foundation.

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
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The Phillies' Latino players are leaving an impression on and off the field.

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
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The Unity Cup is a chance for people of all countries to come together over the game of soccer.

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
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In a story that confirms hard work trumps all, Ilia Garcia introduces us to Kamikaze Rivera.

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
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Wally Amaro is an international superstar in single-wall 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
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On Phillip Street a local artist has provided another resource for the community.

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
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We visit a nail salon, where hugs and coffee are always free, and an authentic Puerto Rican Bakery.

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
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We visit a ballet company with Cuban roots.

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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