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Volunteers Observe MLK Day at Bartram’s Garden

By Ted Behr | January 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

About 100 courageous volunteers braved frigid temperatures and icy winds to undertake a range of projects at Bartram’s Garden in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Although many […]

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AFRICOM JOINS MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY OF SERVICE TRADITION, HOSTS IMMIGRANT JUSTICE TRAINING

By Eric Edi | January 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Coalition of African Communities (AFRICOM) added its flavors and colors to the 2020 Martin Luther King Day of Service by hosting a PA Natural Hair Braiders’ economic justice training […]

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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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A great way to start a New Year- participate in National Mentoring Month 2020

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

January is National Mentoring Month. Established by The National Mentoring Partnership & the Harvard TH School of Public Health in 2002, the campaign aims to raise awareness about the need […]

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Justice Thurgood Marshall – Broadway Play Opens in Philadelphia Jan. 7 – Feb. 9

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

A one-man play on the life and thought of Thurgood Marshall, first African American Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, opened this week at the Walnut Street Theater, 825 Walnut […]

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Eastwick Public Lands Strategy City Accepting Proposals for Development of Two Major Parcels

By Ted Behr | January 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Philadelphia Housing and Development Corporation (PHDC) has now opened the “Requests for Proposals” (RFP) process for the development of two public land properties in Eastwick:  8401 Lindbergh Boulevard 2900 […]

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New Members Sought for Phila. Board of Education: Apply by Jan. 23

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

Philadelphia has set in motion the appointment of nine new members of the Board of Education of the School District of Philadelphia. Mayor Jim Kenney has convened an Educational Nominating […]

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Kenyatta Johnson’s Toy Giveaway

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

Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson gave out hundreds of toys to children at daycare centers throughout his Councilmanic District on December 23. The children ranged in age from 3 months to 12 […]

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