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Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Philly School Ne...

    Remember this name: Tamir Harper, a kid from Southwest Philly, is going places.
    Remember the name Tamir Harper. At 18, the Southwest Philly kid has become a go-to speaker at education conferences both local and national. Superintendent William R. Hite Jr. considers Harper "remarkable," and Michelle Obama recently introduced him on stage in front of thousands of cheering students.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared WURD Radio's pos...

Summer pool opening dates, hot off the press!

    2018 pool opening dates | Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
    Philadelphia Parks & Recreation has 70+ indoor and outdoor pools opening for the summer season! The dates of each pool opening are below. Please check in with your neighborhood pool for days and times of open swim, family swim, and adult swim, as well as swim lessons and swim team activities.
    https://beta.phila.gov

3 days ago

Congrats to our friends and partners from Com...

Congrats to our friends and partners from Community Solutions CDC on this great write-up about their Father's Day Block Party tomorrow! Go check it out if you can, they have lots of fun stuff in store. And Happy Father's Day in advance to all the dads in the community!

    How does West Philly celebrate Father's Day? With a 1,000-person block party
    West Philly likes block parties. A lot. Two years ago, it ranked first for the Philadelphia neighborhood with the most block parties in the entire city. So naturally, warm weather holidays often mean more of the same: outdoor fun featuring barbecues, bouncy castles, the closing of streets and re-routing of SEPTA buses.
    https://billypenn.com

4 days ago

Cobbs Creek has a few sites on the list, incl...

Cobbs Creek has a few sites on the list, including our host/partner site Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library!

    City Council approves first 64 Rebuild sites: Here's what's coming! | Office of the Mayor
    In early June 2018, City Council approved the first round of sites for Rebuild! Here's what that means and why that's important. Rebuild is the City's program to improve parks, rec centers, playgrounds, and libraries across Philly's neighborhoods. Most sites will be funded through bonds paid for by the Philadelphia Beverage Tax.
    https://beta.phila.gov

Jun 11

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared The Philadelphia...

    The Philadelphia Tribune
    The Philadelphia Black Restaurant Week is underway June 11-17 celebrating the flavor of African, African-American and Caribbean cuisines. Tribune Writer Ayana Jones has details on the signature...
    http://www.facebook.com

Jun 10

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Jun 10

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared a link.

    Queen Village makes room for memorial to a historic African American burial ground | Inga Saffron
    Over the course of his two-plus years in office, Mayor Kenney has been unable to make good on his signature campaign promise to rebuild the city's dilapidated rec centers. But last month his administration quietly took the first step toward demolishing a perfectly sound and heavily used Queen Village meeting hall.
    http://www.philly.com

Jun 09

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Jun 08

Cobbs Creek Neighbors added 15 new photos — w...

Prayer walk in West Philly happening right now. Thanks to all who came out to show support to those who've lost loved ones recently. If you hear them walking by your house come out to show support.

    Cobbs Creek Neighbors
    Cobbs Creek Neighbors added a new photo.
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Jun 08

Cobbs Creek Neighbors added 15 new photos.

Prayer walk in West Philly happening right now. Thanks to all who came out to show support to those who've lost loved ones recently. If you hear them walking by your house come out to show support.

    Cobbs Creek Neighbors
    Cobbs Creek Neighbors added a new photo.
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Jun 08

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Jun 06

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Bartram's Garden...

From our friends at Bartram's Garden: Your mid-week reminder: Saturday Free Boating is this Saturday (and every Saturday, weather & river conditions permitting) 11am-3pm. We have trained rowers available to take you and/or your friends & family our rowing if you would rather not operate a boat on your own. We also have single and 2-3 person kayaks. Answers to all your questions can be found on our FAQ page: http://bartramsgarden.org/…/on-the-river/boating-at-bartra…/

    On the River FAQ - Bartram's Garden
    Free boating is Saturdays 11:00am - 3:00pm, from April 21nd to October 27th, 2018 (weather & river conditions permitting), at the Bartram's Garden Community Boathouse, located at the base of the Bartram's Garden meadow. View map. To find out about cancellations due to weather and/or river conditions, check out our Facebook page.
    http://bartramsgarden.org

Jun 05

Jun 04

Wow! Just in time for our June meeting, we hi...

Wow! Just in time for our June meeting, we hit 1000 LIKES!!! Thanks to all who take an interest in keeping up to date with what's going on in our community. We hope you find this page and our association to be a good resource for all who live, shop, work, play and otherwise spend time in Cobbs Creek! <3

    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 04

This Saturday June 9th the Excite Center at D...

This Saturday June 9th the Excite Center at Drexel University will be hosting a Conference for Community and Conversation where several community leaders will be speaking about their roles in their respective neighborhoods.

    Dialogues: A Conference for Community and Conversation - Pennoni Honors College
    Presented by the Pennoni Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry and the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement Saturday, June 9th 10:00AM-3:00PM The ExCITE Center 3401 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 This "mini-conference" will be an opportunity for members of the neighborhood, community partners, faculty, staff, and students to come together and engage in conversation, information, and resource sharing.
    http://drexel.edu

Jun 03

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Jun 02

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Delaware Valley ...

This looks like a great tool for asthma sufferers. Sign up using the link bow for air quality alerts.

    Air Quality Partnership
    Copyright © 2006- Air Quality Partnership Last Updated:
    http://www.airqualitypartnership.org

Jun 02

May 31

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Concerned Block ...

    Concerned Block Captains Of West And Southwest Philadelphia
    Concerned Block Captains Of West And Southwest Philadelphia. 69 likes · 7 talking about this. Community Organization
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May 29

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May 27

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May 26

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

    Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library
    Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library updated their cover photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

May 26

May 25

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

May 25

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

May 24

"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

May 23

Ours To Lose Captures West Philly Landmarks In Decline

...the first fusillade of shots. The police perimeter was still about a half block from 62nd and Osage Avenue. It wasn’t long after I got there that the shooting continued and that created...

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...Center City to make architectural photographs for a high school senior project. I was at 13th and Chestnut photographing the Delong Building, but something about the early morning light was discouraging for photography...

Ours to Lose, a visual record by Vincent Feldman of abandoned and endangered places in West Philadelphia, is on view at the Slought Foundation, 4017 Walnut Street, until June 5, 2018. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday from noon to 5:00PM. Admission is free.

    Ours To Lose Captures West Philly Landmarks In Decline
    Editor's Note: Vincent Feldman's photographs of neglected Philadelphia are mesmerizing and devastating. His large format prints shimmer with silvery detail. Deep tones of black and white glow with a three-dimensional quality. Feldman's mastery of his medium transfixes the eye, while his desperate, deserted subjects reach out to grab you by the heart.
    https://hiddencityphila.org

May 22

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

May 22

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

May 22

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May 21

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

May 21

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May 19

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