Apr. 14, 2021 9:56 am
In Point Breeze, funding enables Diversified Community Services to move services ‘to the next level’
"We do two things really well — early childhood education and housing, so our focus now is on building on those services and figuring out how we can do things even better," says Otis Bullock.
Mar. 6, 2018 7:00 am
On gentrification, education and teamwork: Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary
Columnist Akeem Dixon interviews NICE President Jennifer Devor on how the volunteer org connects parents to resources while tackling the challenges that arise when we talk about race, change, outdated policies and class.
Mar. 11, 2016 10:12 am
Here’s a social impact developer’s take on Councilman Johnson’s RCO bill
Philly Office Retail founder Ken Weinstein weighs in on the bill that would set a code of conduct, of sorts, for registered community organizations hosting zoning meetings.
Mar. 1, 2016 10:38 am
How a hyperlocal arts festival in South Philly hopes to mend a neighborhood
The Hello Arts Festival is a year in the making.
Jun. 26, 2015 12:55 pm
Point Breeze is the New Home for Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore
Nonprofit home improvement store and donation center raises funds to support Habitat’s mission to build and repair homes
Apr. 28, 2015 12:30 pm
PointBold Aims to Bring a Neighborhood Together Through Art
The project is the brainchild of Philadelphia theater artist and educator Lee Ann Etzold.
Mar. 20, 2014 10:48 am
City Council President Darrell Clarke Announces Plan to Build 1,500 Units of Affordable Housing
Martin Luther King Plaza in South Philadelphia, an affordable housing development completed in 2011. Image via Flickr user Payton Chung City Council President Darrell Clarke announced a plan on Monday for the city to subsidize the construction of 1,500 affordable housing units. The plan calls for 1,000 rental units and 500 ownership units located in […]