A teacher shares her journey of educating students with visible impairments and other disibilities in the Overbrook School For The Blind. [continue reading…]
Mantua: ‘If you don’t live here you ain’t going to put all your heart into it;’ the Impact of a Community Center
A former evening director of the West Philly Boys & Girls Club talks about the need for engaging teenagers in the community. [continue reading…]
The community garden at the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships has been working to engage people in the Mantua community through urban gardening to begin addressing food insecurity in the area. The garden was formed [continue reading…]
When Evan Cantiello moved to Overbrook, he became a part of the community and friend of Morris Park. [continue reading…]
Getting a street tree planted is not as simple as applying for a permit and a tree appearing. Built-in barriers, block structure and location all have the potential to hinder the process for Philadelphia residents.
Environment: UC Green Uses Instagram as a Creative New Way to Help Raise Money for Tree Planting in West and Southwest Philadelphia
UC Green auctioned off dozens of local art pieces and experiences on the Arbor and Art Instagram page to help raise money for their ongoing mission of planting trees and creating a greener Philadelphia. [continue reading…]
The Overbrook Monarchs are committed to teaching maturity and leadership to the youth through football. [continue reading…]
The West Philadelphia YMCA is providing those in the neighborhood with a safe space to exercise, play sports, and even get a COVID-19 test. [continue reading…]
The Philadelphia Freeze, a women’s ice hockey team based out of University City, returned to the ice on Oct. 2 after its 2020 season was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
West Philadelphia: How One Organization Uses Baseball to Teach Sportsmanship and Life Lessons to Players From Diverse Backgrounds
The 48th and Woodland playground has served as the field for many youth baseball players. Regardless of race, gender, and economic status, PAYSA has created a home for everyone within the West Philadelphia community.