Point Breeze: Newly Renovated Ralph Brooks Park Aims to Unify Community

Point Breeze: Newly Renovated Ralph Brooks Park Aims to Unify Community

The once neglected park located at 20th and Tasker streets has transformed into a beautiful haven for Point Breeze residents to shoot hoops and plant vegetables. Urban Roots, a nonprofit organization in Philadelphia, collaborated with Make the World Better Foundation, Mural Arts Program and many other organizations to revitalize the Ralph Brooks Park in Point Breeze. […]

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Point Breeze: A Photojournalist’s Approach to Urban Revitalization

Point Breeze: A Photojournalist’s Approach to Urban Revitalization

Jessie Fox, 25, earned a degree in photojournalism but never thought of working for the news. Instead she wanted to take her camera to the streets of Philadelphia and tell stories of a changing urban landscape—a decision that led to her current place at Urban Roots, the local community revitalization group responsible for rebuilding Point Breeze’s […]