Jackson Adams

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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Rapid Climate Changes Effect on Our Planet: How the Earth May Look by 2050

By Jackson Adams | October 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s time for Americans to wake up and face the facts! Global warming is very real. The Earth is getting hotter, and as time passes, this trend will continue if […]

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The Tire Round-Up Program is Back

By Jackson Adams | July 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

On June 26, 2019, the Streets Department announced the return of the Tire Round-Up program. The program will last for six weeks and take place on the following Saturdays: July […]

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Globe Times Maurice standing in front of a stormwater bump-out on 63rd & Passyunk

Soak it Up

By Jackson Adams | June 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Soak It Up Adoption is an innovative grant program managed by the Philadelphia Water Department in coordination with the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) and the Philadelphia Industrial Corporation (PIDC), […]

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Do You Know How to “Shelter in Place”?

By Jackson Adams | June 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Last Friday, June 21st, at approximately 4 a.m., there was a massive fire and explosion at the South Philadelphia Refinery. Early warning sirens were sounded around 5:30 a.m., and a […]

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District Outreach for Southwest

Southwest Native Giving Back to the Community

By Jackson Adams | June 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Malcolm Yates is originally from West Philadelphia, but grew up in Southwest Philadelphia around 59th and Springfield. He moved out of Southwest around 2007 and into Delaware County where he […]

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