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Kensington: Local Gardens Cultivate Community, Help Revitalize Neighborhoods

Kensington: Local Gardens Cultivate Community, Help Revitalize Neighborhoods

It was in the 1970s when drug use and the violent state of the neighborhood spurred a unique change among a small group of Puerto Rican women in West Kensington. These women, called the Grupo Motivos, worked with an elementary school teacher and a professor to reclaim land and create a place for growth and […]

 By David Foster and Matt Cohen

Kensington: Norris Square Neighborhood Project Helps Keep Park Clean

Kensington: Norris Square Neighborhood Project Helps Keep Park Clean

Norris Square Park is a clean park compared to some of the other parks in Kensington that are littered drug paraphernalia with used syringes and other debris. That’s because the Norris Square Neighborhood Project helps keep the park clean for children. “We are cleaning the park today with a youth group from New Jersey,” said Cathy […]