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This is how the City must tackle behavioral health needs with the American Rescue Plan money purpose

Apr. 14, 2021 3:18 pm

This is how the City must tackle behavioral health needs with the American Rescue Plan money

"Addressing the behavioral health needs of all Philadelphians will require robust, cross-sector interventions across a spectrum of health promotion, prevention and early intervention, treatment, and maintenance," says guest columnist Joe Pyle.
Kensington residents and nonprofits mobilize to protest SEPTA station closure purpose

Mar. 24, 2021 10:23 am

Kensington residents and nonprofits mobilize to protest SEPTA station closure

"We will continue applying pressure until this station is reopened and until residents are properly at the table with decision-making power about the future of this community," said NKCDC Executive Director Dr. Bill McKinney.
Hidden figures: These ‘connectors’ are a key to transforming community people

Feb. 23, 2021 2:35 pm

Hidden figures: These ‘connectors’ are a key to transforming community

Coordinating block clean ups, organizing food drives, fundraising, and building community gardens are just a few of the ways Impact Services’ community connectors show up for their neighbors and build trust in Kensington.
Veterans guide: Where Philly veterans can get help with benefits, clothing, housing, legal assistance, and more purpose

Feb. 19, 2020 10:02 am

Veterans guide: Where Philly veterans can get help with benefits, clothing, housing, legal assistance, and more

From the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefit entitlement assistance to city clothing drives to pro bono legal services for veterans, this list can help you help a veteran find the services they need.
Coffee and company help these veterans confront trauma, keep loneliness at bay purpose

Feb. 17, 2020 10:29 am

Coffee and company help these veterans confront trauma, keep loneliness at bay

Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 7  to 9 a.m., the members of Veteran Coffee Club at Impact Services' Hancock Manor share what may well be life-saving conviviality.
These six organizations are improving their neighborhoods with help from Community Connectors people

Jan. 2, 2020 12:40 pm

These six organizations are improving their neighborhoods with help from Community Connectors

LISC Philadelphia’s Community Connectors Program and Institute trains residents who are employed by participating community-based organizations in North Philadelphia and West Philadelphia.
Ana Santiago wants to restore her husband’s garden. And with it, she says, the neighborhood’s respect purpose

Apr. 19, 2019 10:33 am

Ana Santiago wants to restore her husband’s garden. And with it, she says, the neighborhood’s respect

Impact Services says it is working on a plan to revitalize the garden, but they’ll need gardeners to help.
These Kensington developers are taking a cue from revitalization efforts in Germantown method

Sep. 6, 2016 12:53 pm

These Kensington developers are taking a cue from revitalization efforts in Germantown

Development firm Shift Capital is piloting the community-focused Jumpstart Kensington, modeled after Ken Weinstein's successful Germantown program of the same name.
PACDC 2015 Mag looks at Equity and Race in Community Development people

Apr. 29, 2015 11:52 am

PACDC 2015 Mag looks at Equity and Race in Community Development

New edition of PACDC mag released at gala celebrating excellence in CDC sector
The Reinvestment Fund Updates PolicyMap for Easier Use people

Apr. 21, 2014 12:14 pm

The Reinvestment Fund Updates PolicyMap for Easier Use

Philadelphia-based community development financial institution (CDFI) The Reinvestment Fund came out with a re-designed version of PolicyMap. The data mapping and analysis tool was tweaked to make it simpler to use and navigate. The website also has more functions, including advanced multi-tiered mapping and custom data tools, according to Maggie McCullough, president of PolicyMap. The […]

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