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In a changing city, Germantown still has men who care purpose

Apr. 7, 2021 8:25 am

In a changing city, Germantown still has men who care

Men Who Care began life as a neighborhood cleanup initiative in 2011. Now the group facilitates anti-violence programs, runs virtual learning pods for students during COVID, and holds a weekly food pantry, among many other initiatives.
Ambition never rests: Germantown mural pays tribute to Shayne Moore people

Oct. 8, 2020 7:00 am

Ambition never rests: Germantown mural pays tribute to Shayne Moore

In addition to PIDC's VP of IT, the indefatigable role model also serves as assistant pastor of Trumpet of Zion Tabernacle, co-director of H.O.P.E. Ministries and VP of Aim for the Net.
At this Senegalese museum, the walls belong to West Philly people

Feb. 25, 2019 12:50 pm

At this Senegalese museum, the walls belong to West Philly

A collection of neighborhood-oriented videos made by Philadelphians is projecting on the walls of the new Museum of Black Civilization in Dakar.
My Philly Neighbor: Meet Germantown civic leader Marie-Monique Marthol people

Feb. 7, 2019 5:05 pm

My Philly Neighbor: Meet Germantown civic leader Marie-Monique Marthol

In this first edition of a Broke in Philly-adjacent reporting series about unsung community leaders, the Pomona Cherokee Civic Council's president describes people as the neighborhood's greatest resource.
The anti-gentrification community development model Jumpstart is expanding in Philly method

Nov. 6, 2017 8:26 am

The anti-gentrification community development model Jumpstart is expanding in Philly

Social impact real estate developer Ken Weinstein's program that helps aspiring developers and community leaders learn to fight blight got some help from LISC to reach beyond Germantown and Kensington.
Congrats! Germantown just won that preservation money funding

Nov. 3, 2017 12:23 pm

Congrats! Germantown just won that preservation money

Specifically, $150,000 toward repairs on two historic properties, thanks to the public's votes in a national competition.
Help Germantown win $150K from AmEx to preserve its historic properties funding

Oct. 25, 2017 12:57 pm

Help Germantown win $150K from AmEx to preserve its historic properties

Germantown United CDC's entry is currently in first place in a national competition of historic main streets. Vote five times per day through Tuesday, Oct. 31, to keep it there.
Historic Germantown just won $10K for its commitment to collaboration — and is up for another $150K funding

Mar. 3, 2017 12:54 pm

Historic Germantown just won $10K for its commitment to collaboration — and is up for another $150K

The nonprofit is being recognized for a 2012 merger that created a consortium of 16 organizations dedicated to preserving the Northwest Philadelphia neighborhood's historic sites.
“It’s all about leveraging the resources you have” — Dignity Housing’s new ED people

Apr. 28, 2016 3:09 pm

“It’s all about leveraging the resources you have” — Dignity Housing’s new ED

John Ungar says he'll preserve the nonprofit's individualized approach to quelling homelessness while seeking new kinds of partnerships in Germantown.
For Germantown, integration and inclusion are ‘something to strive for’ method

Apr. 26, 2016 12:49 pm

For Germantown, integration and inclusion are ‘something to strive for’

It's not something that just happens. Neighbors gathered recently to discuss the challenged past and hopeful future for socioeconomic diversity in Germantown.

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