"We need to remind our children that who we vote to put into our government also fixes the potholes, reduces taxes, increases taxes, funds our schools and takes care of our seniors," said the 18th Ward's Venise Whitaker.
On International Eradication of Poverty Day, Philadelphia Youth Network President and CEO Chekemma J. Fulmore-Townsend writes that intergenerational poverty can be addressed through partnerships throughout our city.
Esperanza's Gabriella Gabriel Paez and Firm Hope Baptist Church's Rev. Richard Harris discuss revitalization projects they've piloted in Hunting Park and Kensington and how they keep local residents top of mind.
The Arab arts and culture nonprofit is leading the development of a lot between Ludlow and Chestnut streets to create an inviting space for anyone and everyone via public events, cultural programming and art making.