Jackson Adams

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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Breaking the Silence on Domestic Violence

By Jackson Adams | November 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Domestic Violence is when someone in a relationship attempts to gain power and control through a multitude of abusive behaviors. The abuse can be physical or emotional. It can happen […]

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Legal Clinic for the Disabled

By Jackson Adams | October 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Legal Clinic for the Disabled (LCD), located at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, has been around since 1990 and is a non-profit corporation that uses a team of in-house attorneys and […]

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How We Can Fight Global Warming: Reducing Our Carbon Footprint

By Jackson Adams | October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

There are many different factors that are the cause of the rapid climate changes happening to our planet. Most of them, if not all, are caused directly from human activity […]

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Jumpstart Your Career with TAIA

By Jackson Adams | October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Academy of Industrial Arts (TAIA) Electrical Training Program is a 10-week program whose goal is to provide regional employers and businesses with the most adept and highly trained workforce. […]

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Get Help with Utilities this Upcoming Season

By Jackson Adams | October 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Think you will need help paying for your utilities during the upcoming fall/winter? Come in to the Southwest CDC anytime Monday – Thursday to get help with the application process. […]

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