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A message from the Global Philadelphia Association                Week of September 15, 2015                   
For sponsorship opportunities for a global event or the Closing Ceremony contact Dana Wiley
Introducing GlobalPhilly 2015 Gazette Weekly Edition

Please expect a weekly bulletin from 9/10 to 11/19 showing weekly offerings of the GlobalPhilly 2015 Expo.
Testimonial
Ana Flores
GPA Major Supporter
Philadelphia International Airport
Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is the only major airport serving the 5th largest metropolitan area in the United States. PHL and Northeast Philadelphia Airport (PNE), PHL's general aviation reliever airport, are owned and operated by the City of Philadelphia. The Airport is a self-sustaining entity that operates without the use of local tax dollars. It is one of the largest economic engines in Pennsylvania, generating more than $14.4 billion in spending to the regional economy, and accounts for more than 141,000 jobs within the region
 
Mark Gale was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in December 2009. As CEO, Mr. Gale serves as the City's chief representative in local, state, national and international affairs, in marketing the Airport and improving air service. 

Read full bio here
Category Highlight
Arts & Culture
Otherwise known as the Modern Day Renaissance City, Philadelphia is recognized for its wide array and deep appreciation of the arts. Infused with a broad diversity of cultures present throughout the entire city, there is no doubt that  Arts & Culture is one of the most popular categories in our GlobalPhilly 2015 Expo.

GlobalPhilly 2015
 
Upcoming Events

xCultural Passport to PHL Week 2015
Sunday, September 13, 2015 - Sunday, September 20, 2015

Working with Older Adults & The Graying of HIV
Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Finding a place in the world through the lens of immigrants and refugees experiences
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 

Back to School Nights
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - Thursday, September 17, 2015

Business Development for Entrepreneurs
Thursday, September 17, 2015 - Sunday, September 20, 2015

Naturalization Ceremony in Observance of Citizenship Day and Constitution Day
Thursday, September 17, 2015 

US Foreign Policy and Peacekeeping Operations International Exchanges
Thursday, September 17, 2015 - Sunday, September 20, 2015

Living with HIV Panel Discussion
Thursday, September 17, 2015 

National Constitution Day, Supreme Court Justice Breyer
Thursday, September 17, 2015 

 

1st event of Immigration Symposium Series, Immigrants: Boosting Economic Growth: Strengthening the Workforce through Professional Immigrant Integration
Thursday, September 17, 2015

Dialogue Across Difference: Skills for Global Citizenship
Thursday, September 17, 2015 

Harvest Fest Pop Up Gardens
Friday, September 18, 2015 - Sunday, September 20, 2015

Facing East
Friday, September 18, 2015 - Saturday, September 19, 2015 

7th Annual Oktoberfest Street Festival
Saturday, September 19, 2015

20th Annual Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival
Saturday, September 19, 2015 

Behold, Francesco: The Flowers of St. Francis
Saturday, September 19, 2015 

Tea for All Nations Day
Sunday, September 20, 2015 

Munier Mandolin and Guitar Orchestra and Kovriga Balalaika Orchestra with Joseph Soprani Accordian
Sunday, September 20, 2015 
GlobalPhilly 2015 Passport

You can pick up your very own GlobalPhilly 2015 Passport at the following locations.
  • University City Science Center
  • City Hall Visitor's Office
  • E-Moderne Gallery
  • Reading Terminal Market
  • Mayor's Office of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs
  • WHYY
  • Penn Museum
  • Alliance Française de Philadelphie
  • Shofuso Japanese House and Gardens
  • And other places
To view the passport online click here.

From the GlobalPhilly 2015 Blog


GPA’s Executive Director Zabeth Teelucksingh and Chairman John  Smith III talked about GlobalPhilly 2015 with Steve Highsmith on for his morning show In Focus.

Steve Highsmith also interviewed Peter Gonzales, President of Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvania's and Ahmed Al Hadji from the Sudan who is re-training to be a pharmacist in the United States. He is being aided by programs at the WCNP.

The episode aired on Saturday 8/29 at 6:30 am and 11:30 am. Watch it here

We want to thank our generous sponsors for making this event possible and for showing their commitment to our Global communities! 
         

  
  

      

        

 

    

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