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Why this civic leader with 25 years of service in North Philly has an open-door policy people

Jul. 28, 2017 12:25 pm

Why this civic leader with 25 years of service in North Philly has an open-door policy

“Consider the community, find out what the community needs, not what you think that they need,” said Christine Brown, director of the Cecil B. Moore neighborhood's Beech Community Services.
Introducing: Akeem Dixon’s advice column, ‘Cool Things Wit Cool People’ purpose

Jul. 19, 2017 12:58 pm

Introducing: Akeem Dixon’s advice column, ‘Cool Things Wit Cool People’

NKCDC Economic Development Director Akeem Dixon is taking your questions about all things community development in Philly.
For Shalimar Thomas, economic development and community betterment for North Broad are one in the same people

Jul. 12, 2017 12:25 pm

For Shalimar Thomas, economic development and community betterment for North Broad are one in the same

The North Philly native and executive director of North Broad Renaissance is a major connector of businesses and stakeholders as part of the nonprofit’s mission to revitalize the commercial corridor by 2020.
On the Market: Get a job in health services, youth justice or community organizing purpose

Jun. 7, 2017 12:50 pm

On the Market: Get a job in health services, youth justice or community organizing

A selection of positions from our poppin' jobs board.
How CDCs, developers and coworking spaces are growing neighborhood commercial corridors method

May 26, 2017 11:30 am

How CDCs, developers and coworking spaces are growing neighborhood commercial corridors

As discussed by a bunch of the people working in these spaces, including Lindsey Scannapieco of Scout and Meegan Denenberg and Tayyib Smith of Pipeline Philly.
This public policy expert has some advice about the power of community involvement method

Mar. 21, 2017 12:50 pm

This public policy expert has some advice about the power of community involvement

Lawyer Sterling Johnson on how volunteering made him feel less powerless. "You cannot keep quiet," he writes. "Not now. Not ever."
LISC and Barra Foundation are helping build out Ken Weinstein’s Jumpstart program funding

Jan. 27, 2017 7:34 am

LISC and Barra Foundation are helping build out Ken Weinstein’s Jumpstart program

What started as the developer's bootstrapped effort to revitalize Germantown has become a scalable program other neighborhoods are coveting.
Moving On: NKCDC Executive Director Sandy Salzman people

Dec. 14, 2016 3:51 pm

Moving On: NKCDC Executive Director Sandy Salzman

The fourth-generation Fishtowner is retiring from the community development corporation after 21 years at the helm. She's leaving the neighborhood better than she found it.
GlaxoSmithKline just awarded 10 Philly nonprofits $40K each funding

Nov. 21, 2016 10:48 am

GlaxoSmithKline just awarded 10 Philly nonprofits $40K each

Youth sports, safety, housing and community health were the areas of interest this year for the healthcare company.
NKCDC’s longtime executive director, Sandy Salzman, is saying goodbye people

Oct. 25, 2016 4:26 pm

NKCDC’s longtime executive director, Sandy Salzman, is saying goodbye

Salzman has helped the community development corporation revitalize the Fishtown and Kensington areas for over 20 years. She will retire when a new ED is named.

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