Philadelphia Neighborhoods: Episode 6

Hosts Holly Martin and Asia Lambert present reports looking at how e-cigarettes are effecting youth in Philadelphia, how green space affects mental health especially in low income neighborhoods and how the opioid crisis combined with entrenched poverty is exacerbating homelessness, which has increased by 10% since 2017. Later, take a look inside the “Hermit’s Cave” in Wissahickon Valley Park, which has a storied past. Then, hear from Branden Pizarro who became a professional boxing champion while still in high school and now owns a boxing gym with his father, which trains young local children to box.

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