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Obama Discusses Latest Book “A Promised Land”

By Ted Behr | March 26, 2021 | Comments Off on Obama Discusses Latest Book “A Promised Land”

Link to free interview by noted author Wilkerson March 29 Former President Barack Obama will discuss his highly acclaimed new book “A Promised Land” with Pulitzer award-winning author Isabel Wilkerson […]

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Councilman Kenyatta Johnson will be hosting His second Peace not Guns Call-to action.

By Cynthia Ryant | March 26, 2021 | Comments Off on Councilman Kenyatta Johnson will be hosting His second Peace not Guns Call-to action.

On Saturday March 27, 2021 starting at 1:00 PM Councilman Johnson will be hosting events like this through the spring/summer at recreation centers throughout the Second District to work with […]

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Upcoming event

By Cynthia Ryant | March 26, 2021 | Comments Off on Upcoming event

To all the familes and neighbors of 63rd and Paschall Avenue Southwest CDC is inviting you and your family to come out for our first of many Annual Spring Cleanup. […]

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Keeping Our Drinking Water Pure

By Steve Kuzmicki | March 19, 2021 | Comments Off on Keeping Our Drinking Water Pure

Illicit discharges imperil our Philadelphia Waterways Graphic – Storm drain markers serve as a reminder to keep storm drains clean.  The water entering these storm drains will eventually travel to […]

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Keeping Our Drinking Water Pure

By Steve Kuzmicki | March 19, 2021 | Comments Off on Keeping Our Drinking Water Pure

Illicit discharges imperil our Philadelphia Waterways Storm drain markers serve as a reminder to keep storm drains clean.  The water entering these storm drains will eventually travel to the Schuylkill […]

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Kingsessing Parent-Library Coffee Hours – March 25

By Steve Kuzmicki | March 19, 2021 | Comments Off on Kingsessing Parent-Library Coffee Hours – March 25

Photo:   To help parent-child at-home learning during the pandemic, Ms. Rachel, children’s librarian at the Kingsessing Branch has been providing resources for caregivers.  To learn more about their needs Ms. […]

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URGENT!!

By Cynthia Ryant | March 19, 2021 | Comments Off on URGENT!!

UTILITY MORATORIUM IS ENDING ON MARCH 31, 2021 BEGINNING APRIL 1ST 2021 SHUTOFFS WILL BEGING!! Southwest CDC is doing LIHEAP/CRISIS Applications and other energy related programs. Call and schedule your […]

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Southwest Residents graduate from Navy Yard Training program

By Steve Kuzmicki | March 19, 2021 | Comments Off on Southwest Residents graduate from Navy Yard Training program

By Steven Kuzmicki   Four people from Southwest, part of a cadre of 9, were recently the first graduates of a new workforce development training program developed by the Philadelphia […]

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TreePhilly Offers Free Trees for Philadelphia Residents to Plant at Home

By Steve Kuzmicki | March 19, 2021 | Comments Off on TreePhilly Offers Free Trees for Philadelphia Residents to Plant at Home

PHILADELPHIA – Philadelphia Parks & Recreation (PPR) announced today that it will offer up to 1,000 Philadelphia residents the opportunity to receive a free tree to plant at home this spring […]

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NAC Update

By Steve Kuzmicki | March 19, 2021 | Comments Off on NAC Update

Hi! I’m Cynthia Ryant, Your  NAC Coordinator I provide information and resources on services to residents in Southwest Philadelphia.  Resources for housing, food distribution sites, health Information and neighborhood safety […]

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