1 hour ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared FunTimes Magazin...

    FunTimes Magazine
    Tempest Carter is passionate about eradicating poverty and improving the quality of life for communities through education, community building, youth empowerment, economic development and art....
    https://www.facebook.com

5 hours ago

Mill Creek Community Partnership - MCCP share...

    People's Emergency Center (PEC)
    Take a moment and read this Generocity guest post by StoneleighFoundation Emerging Leader Fellow Rashni Stanford. Her Q&A with PEC Community Connector Da'Quan Wilson shows us the importance of...
    https://www.facebook.com

7 hours ago

SEPTA Key

Tokens will be going away. On Monday, SEPTA will stop selling them at subway stations. Better get ready! http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/01/17/answers-for-all-your-septa-key-questions

    Answers for all your SEPTA Key questions
    On Monday, SEPTA will stop selling tokens at subway stations, taking a long-awaited leap forward in the neverending game of hopscotch that is the rollout of its new fare payment system, SEPTA Key. The end of station token sales represents a significant first step towards scrapping the fare coins entirely in 2019, a full five years after their original retirement date.
    http://planphilly.com

11 hours ago

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26 hours ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared a link.

    The Retirement Crisis Facing African Americans
    There's a saying: When white America catches a cold, black America catches pneumonia. So, if there is an impending retirement crisis in America, what does that mean for African Americans? The answer to that question is discouraging. There is a huge gap in retirement preparation of African Americans compared to white Americans, generally speaking.
    https://www.forbes.com

28 hours ago

ATTENTION NEIGHBORS: Effective this Monday Ja...

ATTENTION NEIGHBORS: Effective this Monday January 22nd SEPTA will no longer be selling tokens at ANY stations. Please be prepared if you have been using tokens as your primary means for payment. Here is a pretty good article by PlanPhilly that attempts to answer any question you may have about purchasing fares without tokens. Feel free to comment below if you have additional questions and we'll do our best to help answer them. SEPTA - iseptaphilly.com

    Answers for all your SEPTA Key questions
    On Monday, SEPTA will stop selling tokens at subway stations, taking a long-awaited leap forward in the neverending game of hopscotch that is the rollout of its new fare payment system, SEPTA Key. The end of station token sales represents a significant first step towards scrapping the fare coins entirely in 2019, a full five years after their original retirement date.
    http://planphilly.com

28 hours ago

Mill Creek Community Partnership - MCCP share...

    Catherine Young Broussard
    Harriet Powers (October 29, 1837 - January 1, 1910) was an African-American slave, folk artist, and quilt maker from rural Georgia. She used traditional appliqué techniques to record local legends,...
    https://www.facebook.com

35 hours ago

42 hours ago

Notes from RCO Meeting re 6415 Vine Street

Here are the notes from our last RCO session. We voted to support the zoning variance request for 6415 Vine Street.

43 hours ago

Mill Creek Community Partnership - MCCP share...

    West Philadelphia: Community Connectors 'close the gap'
    This is "West Philadelphia: Community Connectors 'close the gap'" by Philadelphia Neighborhoods1 on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and...
    https://vimeo.com/

44 hours ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Free In Philly's...

    Philadelphia City Scholarship Program application | Mayor's Office of Education
    The Philadelphia City Scholarship Program awards approximately 50 college scholarships to high school seniors each year. Scholarship awards are $1,000 for each academic year for four consecutive years of full-time enrollment in accredited, four-year bachelor degree programs. This document includes eligibility information, instructions, and an application form.
    https://beta.phila.gov

46 hours ago

More photos from our #DayofService at Dr. Ber...

More photos from our #DayofService at Dr. Bernett L Johnson Jr. Sayre Health Center on Monday, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

    MLK Day of Service 2018 @ Sayre Health Center
    59 new photos · Album by Cobbs Creek Neighbors
    https://photos.google.com

2 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Anthony Hardy Wi...

    Anthony Hardy Williams
    Happening Now: Governor's Wolf is proposing to update regulations that will make hundreds of thousands of salaried workers eligible for the overtime pay they deserve.
    http://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Meet the Asian immigrants running some of Philly best French bakeries

Han’s first business was a grocery store at 54th and Race, which he left to open Paris Baguette. The European influence, he says, comes from his training in South Korea and his European coworkers in the hotel kitchen where he worked.

    Meet the Asian immigrants behind some of Philly's favorite French bakeries
    Maybe you did a double take when you saw that new storefront in Chinatown: Paris Baguette. But if you went inside, you'd realize that the shop, with its cashiers clad in Breton stripes and gray berets, is quite at home next to the Chinese grocers and hot-pot spots.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

Mill Creek Community Partnership - MCCP share...

    West Philadelphia Action for Early Learning
    West Philadelphia Action for Early Learning, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 165 likes · 20 talking about this. AFEL creates an education support system for students and families primarily in West...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

2 days ago

2 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared a link.

    African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund - Preservation Leadership Forum - A Program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation
    Letters of intent for the program are due January 31, 2018 by 11:59 pm local time. Read the answers to some of our frequently asked questions here. National Trust and its partners are raising $25 million to create and invest in the African-American Cultural Heritage Action Fund-the largest preservation campaign ever undertaken on behalf of African-American history.
    http://forum.savingplaces.org

2 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared PhillyFireNews.c...

    Operation 6abc: Save a Life kicks off in Philadelphia
    Fire safety begins with education and awareness. 6abc has teamed up with local firefighters for Operation 6abc: Save a Life for its 26th year. We all know that seconds can mean the difference between life and death and a smoke alarm can buy you that crucial time.
    http://6abc.com

2 days ago

The nominating panel who will choose the upco...

The nominating panel who will choose the upcoming new school board has been named.

    Kenney names 13 to help pick Philly's new school board
    The school board nominating panel includes parents and educators, activists and one former School Reform Commission member. It must consider applicants and nominees for the school board, presenting to Mayor Kenney by Jan. 31 a list of 27 nominees for the nine board seats.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

Meet the Asian immigrants behind some of Philly's favorite French bakeries

Han’s first business was a grocery store at 54th and Race, which he left to open Paris Baguette. The European influence, he says, comes from his training in Korea and his European coworkers in the hotel kitchen where he worked.

    Meet the Asian immigrants behind some of Philly's favorite French bakeries
    Maybe you did a double take when you saw that new storefront in Chinatown: Paris Baguette. But if you went inside, you'd realize that the shop, with its cashiers clad in Breton stripes and gray berets, is actually quite at home next to the Chinese grocers and hot pot spots.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

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