Regional Roundup – 02/10/20

This week: we catch up on the latest news in New Jersey government, Sister Mary Scullion on poverty and the State of the Union, and why are there so few librarians in Pa.?

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Sister Mary Scullion stands outside Willard Elementary School

Project HOME, headed by Sister Mary Scullion, purchased the former Willard Elementary School in Kensington in 2017. (AP file photo)

Guests: Joe Hernandez, Sister Mary Scullion, Cathi Fuhrman

On this week’s Regional Roundup; WHYY’s JOE HERNANDEZ joins us to talk about the latest in what’s happening in New Jersey. Then, SISTER MARY SCULLION, president and executive director of Project HOME joins us to talk about being a guest at the State of the Union, and her group’s recent work in combating poverty and homelessness in the city. We’ll also hear about the librarian shortage in Philadelphia and across Pennsylvania when Mary speaks with CATHI FUHRMAN, president of the Pennsylvania Association of School Librarians.

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