Mifflin Square: Keith Mui Helps Make Room For All In Mifflin Square Park Renovation

Mifflin Square: Keith Mui Helps Make Room For All In Mifflin Square Park Renovation

Since November 2016, SEAMAAC has partnered with other organizations that work with Philadelphia’s immigrant and refugee populations to rebuild Mifflin Square Park, located in South Philadelphia at Sixth and Wolf streets. In collaboration with organizations like the Bhutanese American Organization, Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia and United Communities Southeast Philadelphia, SEAMAAC developed a park renovation […]

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South Philadelphia: Former Teacher Helps Others Work with Young People

South Philadelphia: Former Teacher Helps Others Work with Young People

Andrea DiMola, a former math teacher, is now the director of the Southeast Philadelphia Collaborative (SEPC). DiMola was born and raised in South Jersey. She received her bachelor’s degree in mathematics at The College of William and Mary, but then moved to Philadelphia for grad school at the University of Pennsylvania. DiMola has her master’s in education. SEPC […]

 By Elise Bowder, Alessandro Satta and Ricky Ueberroth

South Philadelphia: Clothing Bank Makes A Difference

South Philadelphia: Clothing Bank Makes A Difference

Stacks of pants and rows of shirts fill a small room in the basement of United Communities of Southeast Philadelphia. Shoes of all colors are aligned perfectly along the wall. More clothes are tucked away in boxes under the shelves. In 2009, Kamar Johnson and Jearlean Jones started a clothing bin at United Communities to […]

 By Elise Bowder, Alessandro Satta and Ricky Ueberroth

South Philadelphia: United Communities Enriches Lives of Local Residents

South Philadelphia: United Communities Enriches Lives of Local Residents

As Eugene Wilson fumbled with his latest energy bill and a wade of crumpled dollar bills at the front desk of United Communities of Southeast Philadelphia, he smiled and chatted cheerfully with the receptionist. “They help me out with my home, my energy bills. They just do it all here,” said Wilson, a Southeast Philadelphia […]