Aug. 30, 2021 10:04 am
In Southwest Philadelphia, help comes with a haircut
Every Monday Neighbors United Against Drugs opens the doors to any man above the age of 18 with an invitation to eat, talk, seek help and get a haircut.
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. 23, 2021 8:52 am
With new funding, ACANA expects to aid more than 800 African and Caribbean immigrants
CEO Voffee Jabateh says the $1 million grant from Poverty Action Fund is a good start, but the city needs to take small nonprofits more seriously.
Jan. 25, 2021 4:07 pm
Could ‘one-apply for benefits’ work to stabilize income in Southwest Philadelphia?
Dr. Eric Edi, chief operating officer of The Coalition of African and Caribbean Communities, says a simplified, and less invasive benefits application form would eliminate hesitancy and fear that has kept numerous families from applying for benefits.
Dec. 14, 2016 8:26 am
Philadelphians show love for their neighborhoods in this video series
Trifle through the Neighborhood Exchange Box, featuring stories from Mt. Airy and Bartram's Garden.
Jul. 6, 2016 12:15 pm
How Bartram’s Garden is using its historic mission for new work on the Schuylkill
As recently as four years ago, few local residents knew the garden even existed. Now, the historic property's managing organization is reinvigorating the idea of the river as a public asset. To get to the new goal, they followed their historic mission.