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These are the two essential traits for working in homeless services people

Oct. 4, 2016 12:38 pm

These are the two essential traits for working in homeless services

Working with people in difficult circumstances requires a whole lot of patience and empathy. Take it from 30-year veteran Judy Elzey.
Theatre in the X is taking on ‘the current state of the Black community’ purpose

Aug. 16, 2016 3:15 pm

Theatre in the X is taking on ‘the current state of the Black community’

The group serves theatre professionals of color and offers free performances in West Philadelphia's Malcolm X Park.
These nonprofits are building a bold partnership model in the Promise Zone method

Apr. 19, 2016 12:47 pm

These nonprofits are building a bold partnership model in the Promise Zone

A number of organizations repairing aging homes in West Philly are laying out a blueprint for a citywide initiative.
There’s a communal house in West Philly incubating nonprofit workers method

Jan. 25, 2016 9:15 am

There’s a communal house in West Philly incubating nonprofit workers

You may have heard of the Haverford House, a communal home in West Philly where six fellows from Haverford College are living, working and hosting "guac-offs."
How the first urban Earthship is getting neighbors acclimated to its mission method

Dec. 29, 2015 12:30 pm

How the first urban Earthship is getting neighbors acclimated to its mission

The project is crowdfunding again to afford construction. But neighbors in the poverty-stricken Lower Lancaster Ave neighborhood are still trying to understand why they're there.
12 Promise Zone Mini Grants awarded, two more rounds expected this year funding

Aug. 11, 2015 10:06 am

12 Promise Zone Mini Grants awarded, two more rounds expected this year

Several organizations serving the Promise Zone received grants
Them That Do is looking for block captains for storefront installations purpose

Aug. 5, 2015 11:00 am

Them That Do is looking for block captains for storefront installations

Them That Do, an ongoing portrait and multimedia project by Lori Waselchuk about Philadelphia's block captains.?
For PEC, social services + community development are key to West Philly purpose

Jul. 17, 2015 11:46 am

For PEC, social services + community development are key to West Philly

With new leadership, West Philly-based CDC maintains dual model
Last Chance to Apply for West Philly Workforce Development Program purpose

Jul. 1, 2015 9:01 am

Last Chance to Apply for West Philly Workforce Development Program

West Philadelphia Skills Initiative will be accepting applications until July 2
Neighborhood Bike Works Announces Move to Lancaster Avenue purpose

May 22, 2015 1:30 pm

Neighborhood Bike Works Announces Move to Lancaster Avenue

The 20-year-old nonprofit will move to 3939 and 3943 Lancaster Avenue in West Philadelphia.

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