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Virtual Community Meeting to Discuss Environmental Impacts of Neighborhood Auto Businesses

By Globe Times Staff | May 16, 2024 | Comments Off on Virtual Community Meeting to Discuss Environmental Impacts of Neighborhood Auto Businesses

The meeting will take place on May 30th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. If you have any questions please email steven@southwestcdc.org.

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Join Community Conversations at Southwest CDC on May 23rd!

By Cynthia Ryant | May 16, 2024 | Comments Off on Join Community Conversations at Southwest CDC on May 23rd!
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Pennsylvania Homeowners Assistance Fund has been reopened

By Globe Times Staff | May 16, 2024 | Comments Off on Pennsylvania Homeowners Assistance Fund has been reopened

In March, the PA Homeowners Assistance fund reopened for applications. The pandemic-era program assists struggling homeowners with their mortgages to help them keep up with their bills. Priority will be […]

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Southwest CDC Staff Introductions

By Globe Times Staff | May 10, 2024 | Comments Off on Southwest CDC Staff Introductions

Brian Mazelis joined Southwest CDC in February as a program coordinator for the City’s poverty reduction initiative, The Promise, and contributes to the Southwest Globe Times.   Brian has a […]

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Bartram’s Garden Dedicates New Harvey Memorial Garden 

By Globe Times Staff | May 7, 2024 | Comments Off on Bartram’s Garden Dedicates New Harvey Memorial Garden 

in Honor of Black History of Bartram’s Garden  Bartram’s Garden will dedicate a new memorial garden within the country’s oldest surviving  botanic garden in honor of the Black history of […]

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Southwest Leadership Academy Charter School Awarded State Mental Health Grant

By Globe Times Staff | May 6, 2024 | Comments Off on Southwest Leadership Academy Charter School Awarded State Mental Health Grant

Philadelphia, PA – Southwest Leadership Academy Charter School (SLA) administrators are pleased to announce the grades K-8 charter school joined its counterparts across the state in receiving a $70,000 Noncompetitive School […]

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Mastery Schools, CHOP receive $19 million grant for Hardy Williams High

By Globe Times Staff | May 3, 2024 | Comments Off on Mastery Schools, CHOP receive $19 million grant for Hardy Williams High

Thanks to a $19.6 million grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies, Mastery Schools will be coordinating with the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to open a brand new high school specialized in healthcare. […]

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The Bellwether District Announces $100,000 Grant to Bartram’s Garden

By Globe Times Staff | May 3, 2024 | Comments Off on The Bellwether District Announces $100,000 Grant to Bartram’s Garden

The Bellwether District has once again deepened its commitment to building sustainable communities with a $100,000 grant to Bartram’s Garden to support its Southwest Tree Program. This grant marks the […]

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Water Department Welcomes Southwest Philadelphia Residents to Community Listening Sessions 

By Globe Times Staff | May 2, 2024 | Comments Off on Water Department Welcomes Southwest Philadelphia Residents to Community Listening Sessions 

The Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) is hosting a series of Water Revitalization Plan (WRP) Community Listening Sessions citywide to build awareness around our 25‑year plan to upgrade and strengthen Philadelphia’s […]

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Mayor Cherelle Parker Takes Southwest Walking Tour

By Globe Times Staff | May 2, 2024 | Comments Off on Mayor Cherelle Parker Takes Southwest Walking Tour

Cherelle Parker was surrounded by community leaders and officials as she took a tour of Southwest Philadelphia to assess living conditions. She was joined by Council President Kenyatta Johnson, Representative […]

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