Philadelphia's Eviction Crisis, A Catholic Nurse Providing Dignity to the Addicted and Education Works

This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about Philadelphia's eviction crisis. A recent report revealed at 1 in 14 renters received an eviction notice in Philadelphia in 2016 where nearly half the city's residents rent. Barrett Marshall, Housing Law Staff Attorney at Community Legal Services of Philadelphia, Algernon Allen, a licensed realtor, developer and landlord with properties in West Philadelphia and Fatoumata Gamble, a tenant at Admiral Court who was given three weeks to vacate her apartment.

Also, Mary Beth Appel, a nurse practitioner at the Catholic Worker Free Clinic in Kensington talks about her mission to remember those lost to addictions. Finally, Miles Wilson, President and CEO of Educationworks discusses the non-profit's on going effort to teach underserved kids the skills the pay the bills.

Flashpoint airs every Saturday at 9:30pm and Sunday at 8:30am on KYW Newsradio 1060AM.