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Want Racial Justice? Start With Filling Out Your Census

By Globe Times Staff | August 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Suzanne McCormick  Here in Philadelphia, residents have historically gone undercounted in the U.S. Census. Those living in our poor and minority communities have been disproportionately affected by the process. […]

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Rotary Club Donates Food

By Globe Times Staff | August 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, the Rotary Club of Southwest Philadelphia – Eastwick in partnership with the Rotary Club of Philadelphia donated 200 bags of food to community members.  The event was held […]

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PHA Eviction Moratorium Extended Into 2021

By Globe Times Staff | August 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

Stability, Health of Residents Are Prime Concerns (Philadelphia ‐ July 30, 2020)— In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and to ensure continued housing stability for its residents, the Philadelphia Housing […]

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Harnessing the Power in Numbers: Southwest Strong

By Globe Times Staff | August 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

Preston Stackfield, Assistant Branch Manager, M&T Bank Small businesses are an important part of the fabric of Philadelphia, where the majority of the population is made up of Black and […]

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Local Manufacturing firm receives $1,000,000 Grant for economic expansion in Southwest

By Globe Times Staff | July 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

Earlier this year, local manufacturing firm D.C. Humphrys was awarded a $1,000,000 Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) grant by the Pennsylvania Office of the Budget. This sum will be combined […]

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PHA Eviction Moratorium Extended Into 2021

By Globe Times Staff | July 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

Stability, Health of Residents Are Prime Concerns (Philadelphia ‐ July 30, 2020)— In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and to ensure continued housing stability for its residents, the Philadelphia Housing […]

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Mark Harrell leaves Southwest CDC

By Globe Times Staff | July 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

After 6 years of being Southwest CDC’s Neighborhood Advisory Committee’s Program Coordinator, Mark Harrell has accepted a position with the City’s Register of Wills Office.  Mark will be working in […]

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Stay Updated on COVID-19 in Philadelphia

By Globe Times Staff | July 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Text the keyword COVIDPHL to 888-777 to receive info and updates through ReadyPhiladelphia, the city’s mass communication system.  For all information, go to www.phila.gov/covid-19.   Follow the Philadelphia Public Health Department […]

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Water Safety: Be aware of the dangers

By Globe Times Staff | July 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

As the summer days get longer and hotter, young people are looking for ways to stay cool and have fun in the water. Swimming in Philadelphia’s rivers, streams, and creeks […]

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Children and Youth Summer food programs in Southwest

By Globe Times Staff | July 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Coalition Against Hunger again is making meals and snacks available at many locations throughout the city this summer.  The complete information is available at the following website: http://www.hungercoalition.org/summermeals This […]

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