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February 23, 2017

Councilmember Derek Green: Make Philadelphia More Marijuana Dispensary-Friendly

As Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program begins to take shape, local lawmakers worry Philadelphia could be left out of the burgeoning economy. A state rule prohibiting dispensaries […]
August 14, 2016

Councilman Derek Green Advocates For Son With Autism

Autism affects many families, NBC10’s Aundrea Cline-Thomas tells us one family’s story of living with the disorder. View the video here
August 14, 2016

Jaden’s Voice Helps Families With Autism Face Their Challenges

Jaden Woodall lost his voice when he was two and a half years old. After a sudden fever, a child who had been developing normally became […]
August 14, 2016

Councilman Derek Green looks to increase resources for Philadelphians with Autism

Doctors told Michele Abraham-Montgomery that her son would never walk, talk or be able to go to the bathroom by himself. They said he had reactive […]
August 12, 2016

Mayfair mom receives scathing letter about her child with autism

MAYFAIR (WPVI) — An anonymous letter from a neighbor sent one fuming, emotional mother in Philadelphia’s Mayfair section to Facebook. Bonnie Moran went to social media […]
August 8, 2016

Community Event Promotes Autism Awareness

A local organization and a Philadelphia city councilman are hosting a special event this weekend as part of National Autism Awareness Month. The event, hosted by […]
August 7, 2016

Philadelphia Non-Profit Hosts Autism Awareness Block Party

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — April is Autism Awareness month. To celebrate, a Philadelphia area non-profit is hosting an Autism Awareness Block Party on Saturday, as well as […]
August 6, 2016

For councilman, autism awareness is personal

City Councilman-At-Large Derek Green is working to raise awareness about autism, a brain development disorder, with activities this month in observance of National Autism Awareness Month. […]
August 3, 2016

City Councilman Derek Green on Autism Awareness Month and Jaden’s Voice

Loraine Ballard Morrill chats with City Councilman Derek Green about an Autism Awareness Community open house sponsored by Jaden’s Voice which raises awareness about autism and […]
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