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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.
William Penn Foundation and Drexel University Partner to Improve Early Education in West Philly Promise Zone people

Sep. 12, 2014 12:32 pm

William Penn Foundation and Drexel University Partner to Improve Early Education in West Philly Promise Zone

Drexel University and the William Penn Foundation are partnering to improve the quality of West Philadelphia child care centers by working with parents, caretakers, and community organizations. The effort will be coordinated by Drexel and funded by a three-year $1.8 million grant from William Penn. The West Philadelphia Promise Zone (a place-based community development program […]
City to Hire Manager for West Philadelphia Promise Zone people

Aug. 11, 2014 1:01 pm

City to Hire Manager for West Philadelphia Promise Zone

Mantua, neighborhood in West Philadelphia within Promise Zone The Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity (CEO) is hiring a manager for the West Philadelphia Promise Zone. The Promise Zone initiative is a place-based program designed to revitalize distressed areas by coordinating efforts across sectors and agencies and prioritizing the zones for federal assistance, essentially […]
West Philadelphia Chosen as “Promise Zone” for Federal Community Development Program people

Jan. 10, 2014 1:38 pm

West Philadelphia Chosen as “Promise Zone” for Federal Community Development Program

Kiara Molina, a ninth-grader at Harlem Children’s Zone Promise Academy, introduces President Obama. (Image via @Michael_Nutter) President Obama announced that a large segment of West Philadelphia will be designated as one of five “Promise Zones” in low-income communities throughout the country. Mayor Nutter and Eva Gladstein, head of the Office Community Empowerment and Opportunity (CEO), were in […]

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