Jackson Adams

Home Buyer Assistance Program

By Jackson Adams | June 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

On June 10th, 2019, the Philly First Home Program will launch, replacing the existing Department of Housing and Community Development (DCHD) Settlement Assistance Grant of $1,000. The Philly First Home […]

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Putting a Stop to Cash Bail

By Jackson Adams | June 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Philadelphia Community Bail Fund started off in May of 2017 as the National Mama’s Bail Out Day when a group of grassroots organizers came together to give imprisoned mothers […]

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Southwest Resident On Track To Become Register of Wills

By Jackson Adams | May 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Tracy Gordon is a longtime advocate of the community. She has been active in the community for 25 years and started off as a Block Captain. Gordon stated that “Hard […]

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Southwest CDC Weatherization Assistance Program

By Jackson Adams | May 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) is yet another benefit program residents of Southwest can apply for at Southwest CDC. The WAP has a similar purpose to the other energy-related programs […]

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Wayne Presbyterian Church Provides Easter Dinners

By Jackson Adams | May 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

For the last 20 years, the Wayne Presbyterian Church family has been providing Easter meals for families in need in Southwest Philadelphia. This year, 75 meals were given out to […]

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Street cleaning

Street Cleaning Kick Off Held in Southwest

By Jackson Adams | May 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday, April 16th, city officials, including Mayor Jim Kenney, announced the launch of a mechanical street cleaning pilot program. The program will target six neighborhoods ranging from Southwest Philadelphia […]

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C.H.E.E.R.S. Program

By Jackson Adams | April 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Community Health Enrichment Empowerment Resource Services Program is a program that was created by the Philadelphia Police Department to provide at-risk youth, from ages 8-17, with the necessary tools […]

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