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#PhillyChanger Chats: Dan O’Brien of PhillyRising

February 11, 2015 Category: People

#PhillyChanger Chats is a video series aimed at making Philly leaders more accessible. We’ll be featuring leaders of nonprofits, social enterprises, local government, and community organizers who are active in the city.

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Dan O’Brien is the Central Division coordinator at the PhillyRising Collaborative, which is part of the City of Philadelphia’s Managing Director Office. PhillyRising targets neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia that are plagued by chronic crime and quality of life concerns and then establishes partnerships with community members to address these issues. O’Brien spoke about how his work is focused around the neighborhoods of Strawberry Mansion, Brewerytown, North Central, Pennrose, and Market East.


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