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Amateur Sports: Nonprofits Help Homeless Beyond Athletics

Amateur Sports: Nonprofits Help Homeless Beyond Athletics

Street Soccer USA On any given night in the United States, there are approximately 564,708 people who are counted as homeless. On any given night in this country, there are also 39,907 unaccompanied youth between the ages of 18-24. As of 2014, at a local level, between 30 and 40 percent of Philadelphia’s youth live […]

 By Amelia Brust and Lucas Rodgers

Spruce Hill: South 46th Street Celebrates 100 Years

Spruce Hill: South 46th Street Celebrates 100 Years

[vimeo 76922863] On Sept. 7, 100 years of residency passed for the 500 block of South 46th Street. Neighbors marked the anniversary with their biggest block party to date. “This year was the first year we had a block party for the entire block,” said Paul Weidner, Financial Training Department director at the University of Pennsylvania. […]

 By Candice Monhollan, Audra Neff-Williams and Mike Polinsky

Garden Court: Block Meetings Keep Social Cohesion on Osage Street

Garden Court: Block Meetings Keep Social Cohesion on Osage Street

If it weren’t for the pristine, manicured lawns and cars parked on the streets, a walk down the 4800 block of Osage Street in West Philadelphia might lead to one to think the neighborhood was vacant. It was a quiet neighborhood and on this day. Not a person could be found outside, but that didn’t […]