Germantown

Germantown: Teen Challenge Initiative

[soundslide url=”https://astro.temple.edu/~tua45772/Teen_Challenge_Germantown/” height=”460″] When John Blaufuss checked himself into the Germantown Teen Challenge Initiative years ago, he was hoping that the program would be the help he needed to get his life in order and […]

Education

How Kensington Learns

The Philadelphia school system has a laundry list of problems. Overcrowding, attendance, dropouts, literacy, lack of extracurriculars and cutbacks that lead to music and arts programs being dropped are just some of the complaints against […]

Port Richmond

Port Richmond: Vacant Lots

Marilyn Dombowski awakes each morning to a constant reminder of the vacant lot issue in Philadelphia and Port Richmond, because whenever she wants to sit on her porch, an abandoned lot is the first thing […]