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Hunting Park: Community Leaders Working Tirelessly To End Stereotypes Surrounding The Community

Hunting Park: Community Leaders Working Tirelessly To End Stereotypes Surrounding The Community

Cracked sidewalk pavement, dilapidated housing and trash are common sights to new visitors to the Hunting Park section of North Philadelphia and leave an impression of a community that seems to be on down times. Hunting Park has struggled to combat the crime and drug epidemics that have surrounded the community. Recently, steps have been taken to […]

 By Liam McKenna and Kenny Thapoung

Hunting Park: Residents Grow Vegetables through Seed Exchange

Hunting Park: Residents Grow Vegetables through Seed Exchange

Ever trade baseball cards as a kid or exchange clothing at a thrift shop as an adult? That kind of trading is the premise behind the Philadelphia Seed Exchange, an organization that offers a variety of produce seeds for people to exchange with each other. The exchange is a collection of gardeners and farmers from […]

 By Amay Smith and Matthew Surden

Hunting Park: Community Programs Best Resource for Housing Projects

Hunting Park: Community Programs Best Resource for Housing Projects

Hunting Park is a neighborhood of diversity and change. It is one of the few working poor communities in the city, which means many residents are living on the edge of their means. A drive down the residential streets of Hunting Park will show long blocks of row homes with identical porches, roofs and patched […]