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Southwest CDC Program Services

By Jackson Adams | August 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) is one of many beneficial programs residents of Southwest can apply for at the Southwest CDC. The WAP has a similar purpose to the other […]

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Juneteenth Celebrations, Today and Beyond

By Jackson Adams | June 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

Part 3 of the “A Time to Celebrate and Educate” Series  In many ways, Juneteenth can be celebrated much like July 4th. So why not celebrate it on July 4th […]

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Juneteenth Vs. Society (Then)

By Jackson Adams | June 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

Part 2 of the “A Time to Celebrate and Educate” Series  During the early years, when Juneteenth was still being established as a day of festivities, there was little interest […]

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Juneteenth’s History

By Jackson Adams | June 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

Part 1 of the “A Time to Celebrate and Educate” Series  By Jackson Adams & Steve Kuzmicki  Juneteenth, short for June 19th, is an important day in African American history […]

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Health Annex doing weekly Covid-19 Testing

By Jackson Adams | May 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

For the past three weeks, the Health Annex, located at the Woodland Plaza Shopping Center at 6120 Woodland Avenue, has been open and doing testing for Covid-19/CoronaVirus.  Some things to […]

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Crossing Guards Community Convening — The Three Gifts

By Jackson Adams | April 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

On February 25th, The Southwest CDC hosted the Crossing Guard Community Convening, with 18 crossing guards that patrol the various corners of Southwest Philadelphia attending the event. Annette Mattei, part […]

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Maryam Makes Her Mark

By Jackson Adams | March 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

Owning your own business isn’t for everyone. Some people were born for it, while others learned the ins and outs before venturing into the field. However, this wasn’t the case […]

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Smiles’ Linens – the Anchor of Woodland Avenue

By Jackson Adams | February 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

If you’ve ever been on Woodland Avenue, between 61st and 62nd street, then there is a good chance you have seen Smiles’ Bruce Zeiger.  The Philadelphia native and current owner […]

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The Best Way is Jamaica Way

By Jackson Adams | December 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Jamaica Way is a small Caribbean and Jamaican food style restaurant located in Southwest Philadelphia within Penrose Plaza. Penrose Plaza is home to 20+ businesses, most of which are owned […]

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Clean Water Action

By Jackson Adams | November 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

The mission of Clean Water Action (CWA) is to protect our environment, health, economic well-being and community quality of life. CWA organizes strong grassroots groups, coalitions, and campaigns to elect […]

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