Helping Hands has moved to a bigger location and is now open three days a week, offering not only boxes of food but free COVID-19 testing, job finding assistance and additional resources. Ella Karlitsky and […]
Mayor Jim Kenney and his administration have set forth a plan to tackle environmental issues impacting residents in Philadelphia’s underserved communities. The recent announcement of the city’s first Environmental Justice Advisory Commission gives hopes to […]
As issues of food insecurity and hunger rates rise, communities are struggling to find relief. Community gardens are helping underprivileged neighborhoods grow fresh food and strengthen community ties. […]
Councilmember Allan Domb hosted a virtual town hall to address the gun violence crisis in Philadelphia with Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw and Senior Director of Criminal Justice & Public Safety Erica Atwood. […]
After a year of stresses and diminished revenue, businesses along Chestnut Hill’s retail corridor look forward to when vaccinated residents come out shopping again.
There might be less people in the streets this year in Philadelphia’s Chinatown, but the community still found ways to celebrate the Lunar New Year in February amid the pandemic and the anti-Asian discrimination that […]
The Review Archives administrator Donna Persico uses her social media platform to keep community members connected as she digitizes the massive newspaper archive.
Felix Agosto has been the head of MVP360, a nonprofit organization that facilitates youth sports teams for seven years. When COVID shut down youth sports leagues, Agosto pivoted his impact to career and social-emotional coaching over Zoom, through the Leadership Academy. […]
Editor’s note: This story was updated 4/7/2021 to include additional information provided by the FNA. A small Fishtown shopping center would become a 53-unit apartment building if it receives zoning approval, a prospect some residents […]
The Philadelphia Anti-Drug/Anti-Violence Network (PAAN) is a non-profit agency that is offering a variety of prevention programs to victims of drug abuse and gun violence throughout the city’s neighborhoods. […]