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

11 hours ago

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

27 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

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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

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

3 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared a link.

    40 small ways to make Philly a better place
    In today's world, it can be easy to feel either under- or overwhelmed-or both-by all the good and bad that's happening around us. But before you throw up your hands and toss in the towel, consider the words of Martin Luther King, Jr.: "If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward."
    https://philly.curbed.com

5 days ago

Things that make you go hhhhmmm!

Things that make you go hhhhmmm!

    9th Grade Students Gain the Attention of Scientists After Their Experiment Reveals a Dark Truth About WiFi
    We have long encouraged students to find ways to connect with their school work, making it interesting and personal, holding their attention longer and allowing them to see more success. This was the case at a school in northern Jutland, where a group of 9th-grade students recently embarked on a biology experiment inspired by their...
    http://awarenessact.com

5 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared a link.

    Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech at 39th and Lancaster
    This is "Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech at 39th and Lancaster" by Philadelphia Neighborhoods 2 on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the...
    https://vimeo.com/

5 days ago

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    INSTALL RPZ BACKFLOW WITH AIR CAP ASSEMBLY

    5619-45 WALNUT ST Issued January 12, 2018 Comment

5 days ago

SEPTA 5761 posted 1 photo to Flickr:

5 days ago

High School Seniors interested in a Health Ca...

High School Seniors interested in a Health Care Career.

    Cobbs Creek Neighbors
    High School Seniors interested in a Health Care Career.
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Blackwell Region...

    TechGirlz: Intro to Encryption!
    Girls grades 6-8 Whether it is your teacher's test questions or your parent's credit card number, this information must be privacy protected. During...
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Alicia Elizabeth...

Anyone interested in taking the course? Cheryl Jackson this is the course we talked about at the meeting

    Philadelphia Mental Health Support & Resources
    HealthyMindsPhilly.org is a resource to improve the mental health and well-being of all Philadelphians. Take a screening or sign up for a training.
    http://healthymindsphilly.org

6 days ago

A great and timely piece about the Overbrook ...

A great and timely piece about the Overbrook Education Center.

    Can Philadelphia solve its pollution problems without support from Washington?
    The center sits on the site of a former quarry that had become a dumping site. Fifteen years ago its neighbors turned it into a community center focused on environmental education. Jerome Shabazz is the head and heart of the organization. The site has an orchard, a greenhouse, and murals.
    http://planphilly.com

6 days ago

6 days ago

6 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Rep. Joanna McCl...

    Most neighborhood volunteers are seniors. The time is now for millennials to get involved | Opinion
    These public spaces are gems and can be part of what makes living in a neighborhood so attractive; and they have only survived for so long because of the commitment of those few neighbors, many seniors, who are dedicated volunteers, advocates and members of friends of groups or recreation advisory councils.
    http://www.philly.com

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