“When it gets hot, this area is hot.” Beat the Heat will continue its focus on in-home cooling this summer, providing fans and air conditioners to Hunting Park residents who need it most. [Read More]
Philadelphia residents often feel it’s up to them to combat litter in their neighborhoods. A patchwork of City resources, community groups, and motivated individuals work to free individual communities of trash. [Read More]
The South Kensington Community Partners’ zoning committee has called the proposed construction more “human-scale” than other developments in the neighborhood.
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 [Read More]
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. [Read More]
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. [Read More]
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. [Read More]
New Kensington Community Development Corporation held a homebuyer workshop on Nov. 21 to advise interested buyers of best practices for buying property during a pandemic. [Read More]