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19 hours ago

Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library updated ...

    Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library
    Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library updated their cover photo.
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29 hours ago

Mill Creek Community Partnership - MCCP share...

    Because of Them We Can by Eunique Jones
    "Congrats to my brother William Louis Smith who graduated from Harvard Law today. William now completes the trifecta: all the Smith men are lawyers. Here's a pic we took representing our respective...
    https://www.facebook.com

35 hours ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Community Legal ...

    Available Positions at Community Legal Services | Community Legal Services of Philadelphia
    © 2018 Community Legal Services of Philadelphia
    https://clsphila.org

43 hours ago

On September 20th Drexel University Kline Sch...

On September 20th Drexel University Kline School of Law and Good Shepherd Mediation Program (who came to our meeting last month) will be co-hosting a screening of the new documentary Circle Up, "the story of a grieving mother, the men who murdered her son, and the unexpected relationships they create to prevent more violence." Drexel University Law School Thursday, September 20, 2018 from 05:30 pm to 08:00 pm http://circleupdoc.com/about/

    about the film
    A restorative justice documentary film about a group of Boston mothers who seek true justice for their murdered sons.
    http://circleupdoc.com

2 days ago

Mill Creek Community Partnership - MCCP share...

    Painted Bride says farewell to iconic building in Old City
    This weekend, the Painted Bride will hold its 49th anniversary party, and it's likely to be the organization's last hurrah in Old City. The Painted Bride has been a cornerstone of the Philadelphia culture scene for almost a half-century, starting in a scrappy storefront on South Street and then in the 1980s, moving into a former elevator factory building in Old City.
    https://whyy.org

2 days ago

"Listen to an inspiring presentation by Jorda...

"Listen to an inspiring presentation by Jordan Burnham. Jordan is a professional mental health speaker from Active Minds who speaks out about his struggles with anxiety and depression. His story gives hope a voice. A popular student athlete, Jordan Burnham was elected Freshman Class President, got good grades and had a loving family, including an older sister he adored. But the smiling happy face was a mask he wore to cover the anxiety and depression that lay beneath the surface—fear that he wasn’t good enough, difficulty with the transition into high school, pressure to excel academically as well as in sports. A year later, he found himself in a treatment center, and not long after that, in a hospital bed, following a suicide attempt. Now, Jordan speaks out about his struggles, a messenger of hope for others- that although we can’t choose the things that happen to us we CAN choose how we cope with them."

    Jordan Burnham (Active Minds) speaks about mental health coping & surviving
    The Mental Health First Aid unit of the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual DisAbility Services (DBHIDS) invites you to - Listen to an inspiring presentation by Jordan Burnham. Jordan is a professional mental health speaker from Active Minds who speaks out about his struggles with anxiety and depression.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

2 days ago

Mill Creek Community Partnership - MCCP share...

    People's Emergency Center (PEC)
    PLSE and PEC are offering Do It Yourself Expungement Clinics (starting 5/26!), where you can learn about the creation, dissemination and destruction of criminal records. Registration required:...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared a link.

    SEPTA will stop issuing paper transfers this summer
    SEPTA announced that beginning Wednesday, Aug. 1, all SEPTA passengers must have a Key Card to get that transfer discount that saves a rider from paying double the fare when his or her trip requires traveling multiple SEPTA routes .
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

4 days ago

How can we encourage more active participatio...

How can we encourage more active participation in elections? Change starts with us, and it starts by exercising your franchise. There are few people who legitimately can't vote, even formerly incarcerated and some who are currently incarcerated can. So let's do this!

    What we can learn from low Pa. primary election turnout, and why it matters that just 1 in 6 Philly voters showed up
    Turnout in Tuesday's primary election was lower in the city than in the rest of the state. Experts cited many reasons for that, and a resultant problem: Uneven voting makes for uneven representation. - Jonathan Lai, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

5 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared The Enterprise C...

    The history in pictures of West Philadelphia's forgotten 'Flatiron building' | Inga Saffron
    Thanks to the internet and social media outlets like Instagram, we have more opportunities than ever to view images of buildings and places we might never visit. But quantity shouldn't be confused with quality. Those two-dimensional concentrations of pixels can tell us only so much.
    http://www.philly.com

6 days ago

6 days ago

Mill Creek Community Partnership - MCCP share...

    Not Without Black Women
    In the midst of attention around the Royal Wedding, we're taking a moment to honor this beautiful, strong woman - Meghan Markle's Mother, Doria Ragland - who sat a million miles from home. She...
    https://www.facebook.com

May 20

May 19

May 19

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    FOR A TAKE-OUT RESTAURANT AT SPACE# 1 (FIRST FLOOR FRONT); FOR A FOOD, BEVERAGES AND GROCERIES AT SPACE # 2( FIRST FLOOR REAR) IN THE SAME BUILDING EXISTING BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL OFFICE AT SPACE # 2F AND MULTI-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING ( THREE(3) DWELLING UNITS) FROM SECOND FLOOR REAR THROUGH THIRD FLOORS AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED. NO SIGN ON THIS APPLICATION.

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May 18

Mill Creek Community Partnership - MCCP share...

    Lancaster Avenue - West Philadelphia, PA
    Love Your Park has been postponed to next week! Come to Saunders Park Greene on 5/26 instead for a clean up, wellness activities and more! http://ow.ly/IWWT30k4Oqv
    https://www.facebook.com

May 18

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Friends of the W...

Friends of the Wissahickon has three summer jobs open.

    Friends of the Wissahickon
    FOW is hiring! We're looking for 3 dedicated seasonal outreach assistants to share FOW's mission and responsible park use principles. Apply here today: http://ow.ly/GwBd30jUZHG
    https://www.facebook.com

May 18

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Philadelphia Par...

    Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
    Time is running out to become a Philly lifeguard! Summer pay starts at $13.65 per hour.
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May 18

May 17

Mill Creek Community Partnership - MCCP share...

    Musicopia
    Musicopia added a new photo.
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May 17

Mill Creek Community Partnership - MCCP added...

So amazing working with great partners; CCHSS. A.C.E. AfterSchool Program - Martha Washington School, Traction Company and Saint Ignatius Nursing and Rehab. LISC Phila has supported MCCP's Fine Art Through Our Eyes vision on Creative Placemaking and PMA's-PHL Assembled and it's Mobile Futures Institute has helped us propel our work throughout our communities. Artists like Jerry Puryear, Ellen Tiberino and Brian Bazemore live and breathe the spirit of creatively and the authentic artist. #creativecommunitycollaboration

    Mill Creek Community Partnership - MCCP
    Mill Creek Community Partnership - MCCP added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

May 16

Mill Creek Community Partnership - MCCP share...

    Lancaster Avenue - West Philadelphia, PA
    Al-Bustan is creating a Pocket Park on an empty lot on 40th Street between Chestnut & Ludlow St. They aspire for the design and programming of the park to be reflective of the neighborhood's...
    https://www.facebook.com

May 15

The next time you think voting has no impact,...

The next time you think voting has no impact, please read this.

    Philadelphia write-in candidate: I won with one vote
    A Philadelphia resident was shocked to receive a letter Friday saying they won an election earlier in the month - apparently because no one else cast a vote. "I literally yelled 'what the hell' when I opened the letter," Phillip Garcia told The Hill.
    http://thehill.com

May 15

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Sixty-Six Wards'...

Follow elections results here...

    Sixty-Six Wards
    Philadelphia! The polls are open! Sixty-Six Wards is live-tracking election turnout. And we need *your* help! First, vote. When you do, share your voter number with us, and then live track the...
    https://www.facebook.com

May 15

VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE #VOTE

VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE #VOTE

    https://www.facebook.com

May 15

Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library added 2 ...

The Philadelphia Orchestra Sound All Round Program at the library !!!

    Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library
    Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

May 15

Mill Creek Community Partnership - MCCP share...

    Lancaster Avenue - West Philadelphia, PA
    Summer is right around the corner, and so is the Lancaster Avenue Jazz and Arts Festival! Save the date now - July 21, raindate July 22 - and stay turned for details!
    https://www.facebook.com

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