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Drexel University offers job training program for men ages 18-30

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

The Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice at Drexel University has developed a FREE job training program for men ages 18-30 with lived experience of violence. Those who complete the program will […]

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First Annual DVFP Pretzel Bowl

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

The Delaware Valley Fairness Briefing proposed a competition between two of their partner schools during their first football game of the season. Mitchell Elementary and Penrose Elementary were set to […]

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Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia Lottery

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

The Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP) believes #EveryPhillyKid deserves access to a safe, quality school. Please help them spread the word about K-8th grade scholarships from CSFP, the most broad-based […]

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ECO AND ETHICALLY-MINDED SOAP COMPANY WORKS TO KEEP ENVIRONMENT CLEAN WITH NEW RECYCLING SOLUTION

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

PHILADELPHIA, PA (January 14, 2020) – Hand in Hand, a sustainable and ethically-minded soap company that donates a bar of soap for each one sold, has announced a new recycling […]

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African-American Book Fair

By Globe Times Staff | February 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

Philadelphia City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson (Second District) attended the African-American Book Fair at the Community College of Philadelphia on Saturday, February 1. He spoke with members of the public and […]

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Vision Zero Isn’t Working

By Globe Times Staff | January 24, 2020 | 3 Comments

Vision Zero advocates want red light cameras and speed cameras everywhere as if that will magically reduce traffic accidents and fatalities. For decades, traffic engineers followed a tried-and-true formula for […]

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Could Rent Control be Coming to Philly?

By Globe Times Staff | January 24, 2020 | 1 Comment

Councilwoman-at-Large Kendra Brooks introduced her first piece of legislation on Thursday and she called for hearings on rent control.  Rent control would be able to help the 11,000 households that […]

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Mentoring at Tilden Middle School

By Globe Times Staff | January 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

During his term as School District Officer at S. Weir Mitchell Elementary School, Donald Lewis created a mentoring program for boys known as “Men of Mitchell.” Now, he is taking […]

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A Thank you from Patterson’s After-School program to Septa & Ms. Carol Looby

By Globe Times Staff | January 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Before winter recess began, the Patterson after school program celebrated the accomplishments of the program by rewarding students and staff with entertainment, food, certificates, and gifts. This celebration could not […]

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Roebuck: $110K in grants awarded to fund Clark Park project

By Globe Times Staff | January 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Back in November, State Rep. James Roebuck, D-Phila., announced that $110,000 in state funding has been awarded to the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia for sidewalk improvements in Clark […]

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