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West Oak Lane: Planting Seeds For Youth to Help Clean Up Streets

West Oak Lane: Planting Seeds For Youth to Help Clean Up Streets

On the corners of many streets in neighborhoods throughout the city, there is trash and other debris strewn around. Events like the annual city-wide spring cleanup day were created to help keep streets clean and also teach kids that they should be keeping their neighborhoods in the best conditions possible. For parents, having their children alongside them […]

 

Port Richmond: Block Cleaning Unites Community

Port Richmond: Block Cleaning Unites Community

The sounds of brooms, shovels, brushes and laughter filled the streets early Saturday morning. The neighborhood that is usually quietly waking up was wide-awake and cleaning their block. With a bit of planning from the PhillyRising, the 3000 block of Tulip Street started picking up trash, sweeping sidewalks and brushing porches. Created by the City […]