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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.
Kathy Desmond named President of People’s Emergency Center people

May 15, 2015 10:39 am

Kathy Desmond named President of People’s Emergency Center

Child welfare expert and long-time nonprofit professional takes over top spot at West Philly CDC
The Enterprise Center boosts local food entrepreneurs purpose

May 8, 2015 11:30 am

The Enterprise Center boosts local food entrepreneurs

The winners of the Cooking Up Success Spotlight will receive a portion of a $50,000 grant.
Crude Oil Talks Coming Up in Most Affected Philly Neighborhoods purpose

Apr. 28, 2015 11:30 am

Crude Oil Talks Coming Up in Most Affected Philly Neighborhoods

In March, Philadelphia City Council unanimously adopted a resolution which called on the federal government to put in place the strongest safeguards regarding crude-by-rail safety.
Tree Planting Marks the Start of 52nd Street Revamp results

Apr. 3, 2015 12:30 pm

Tree Planting Marks the Start of 52nd Street Revamp

A commercial corridor manager and Parks & Rec team up to bring trees to the 52nd Street corridor.
New West Philadelphia Program Connects Artists and Community purpose

Mar. 16, 2015 12:32 pm

New West Philadelphia Program Connects Artists and Community

The Neighborhood Time Exchange program gives selected artists studio space in return for their work on service projects in the community.
People’s Emergency Center Opens New Affordable Housing Complex in West Powelton method

Mar. 12, 2015 11:36 am

People’s Emergency Center Opens New Affordable Housing Complex in West Powelton

The 11-unit complex will house low-income and formerly homeless families.
JUMP Magazine: Project Positive: Flipping Inspiring. results

Mar. 2, 2015 11:32 am

JUMP Magazine: Project Positive: Flipping Inspiring.

This article originally appeared in JUMP Magazine here. Text by Brianna Spause. Images by Jason Melcher. Damon Holley moved to West Philadelphia when he was 14. The shy Rhode Island transplant wouldn’t even ride the train for the fear of being mugged. And now he’s dancing on one. His boisterous dance troupe, Project Positive, rolls around […]
What Philly’s Urban Farmers are Up to This Winter method

Feb. 27, 2015 11:30 am

What Philly’s Urban Farmers are Up to This Winter

How do Philly’s urban farms and community gardens operate through the cold season?
Media Mobilizing Project: Untold Stories of Parents Fighting For Philly Public Schools purpose

Feb. 24, 2015 1:30 pm

Media Mobilizing Project: Untold Stories of Parents Fighting For Philly Public Schools

The goal of the series was to get a sense of how families have been affected by the education budget cuts in recent years.

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