9 hours ago

Mill Creek Community Partnership - MCCP added...

Come on down to Phl Assembled at the Perelman Building Galleries. We are here until 4. Zion is launching her designer Pen business. Kicking butt!

    Mill Creek Community Partnership - MCCP
    Mill Creek Community Partnership - MCCP, Philadelphia, PA. 279 likes · 14 talking about this · 38 were here. MISSION -To serve as a catalyst in the revitalization of the Mill Creek community through...
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10 hours ago

Check out what we have going on this week.

Check out what we have going on this week.

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Check out what we have going on this week.
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40 hours ago

Mill Creek Community Partnership - MCCP share...

    ibuyblackphila
    Come out to our next iBuyBlack monthly meeting this Saturday, 12/9 from 10AM - 12PM
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44 hours ago

2 days ago

Hear UCD president Matt Bergheiser discuss ho...

Hear UCD president Matt Bergheiser discuss how our West Philadelphia Skills Initiative takes a unique approach to combating poverty in the latest episode of The Pew Charitable Trusts podcast "After the Fact:"

    Poverty and Connecting to Opportunity in Philadelphia
    Poverty is one of Philadelphia's most enduring problems. The city's poverty rate is 25.7 percent-the highest among the United States' 10 largest cities. That means that about 400,000 city residents, including more than a third of the city's children, live in a household with an annual income of $19,337 or less.
    http://www.pewtrusts.org

2 days ago

Because it was poorly received for political ...

Because it was poorly received for political reasons upon its release in 1969 in France, American audiences didn't get to see Melville's Army of Shadows until it was restored and reissued in 2006. We're screening it on 12/15. #JeanPierreMelville #LinoVentura #FrenchCinema

    International House Philadelphia
    Because it was poorly received for political reasons upon its release in 1969 in France, American audiences didn't get to see Melville's Army of Shadows until it was restored and reissued in 2006....
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2 days ago

2 days ago

Mill Creek Community Partnership - MCCP share...

    ibuyblackphila
    Come out to our next iBuyBlack monthly meeting this Saturday, 12/9 from 10AM - 12PM
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

The Go West! Craft Fest returns this Sunday a...

The Go West! Craft Fest returns this Sunday at The Rotunda! Shop for unique, creative wares by 70 local makers. Handmade jewelry, ceramics, knitted accessories, clothing, prints, original art, stationery, homewares, childrens' items, soaps, candles, holiday items and more.

    home
    http://gowestcraftfest.wixsite.com

3 days ago

There is still time to see Philadelphia Folkl...

There is still time to see Philadelphia Folklore Project:The Community History Gallery, which showcases exhibitions designed and installed by Philadelphia-based community groups, schools, or non-profit organizations about their work and history. The exhibition runs through December 31st. For more information:

    Community History Gallery: Folk Arts for Social Change - Philadelphia History Museum
    The Community History Gallery showcases exhibitions designed and installed by Philadelphia-based community groups, schools, or non-profit organizations about their work and history. The Philadelphia History Museum is now accepting proposals for groups interested in exhibiting in the Community History Gallery.
    http://www.philadelphiahistory.org

3 days ago

This Sunday, Mural Arts Philadelphia's Porch...

This Sunday, Mural Arts Philadelphia's Porch Light Project and Southeast by Southeast Holiday Craft Fair will host a multicultural art and craft sale at Bok! Find handmade crafts and textiles from all over the city, made by people all over the world. Give an intricate weaving or piece of jewelry as a gift this year, knowing that the sale directly benefits Philadelphia’s immigrant and refugee communities. For more information:

    Southeast by Southeast Holiday Craft Fair - Mural Arts Philadelphia
    Join the Porch Light program and Southeast by Southeast for a multicultural arts and crafts sale at Bok! Find handmade crafts and textiles from all over the city, made by people all over the world. Give an intricate weaving or piece of jewelry as a gift this year, knowing that the sale directly benefits Philadelphia's immigrant and refugee communities.
    https://www.muralarts.org

3 days ago

Big news for University City as Spark Therape...

Big news for University City as Spark Therapeutics signs a new lease to remain at One Drexel Plaza.

    Spark Therapeutics signs big lease at One Drexel Plaza - Philadelphia Business Journal
    Spark Therapeutics Inc. has signed a large lease at One Drexel Plaza in the University City neighborhood of Philadelphia where it currently maintains its headquarters. The company took 107,669 square feet at 3001-3025 Market St., a building that Brandywine Realty Trust is redeveloping as part of its massive Schuylkill Yards development.
    https://www.bizjournals.com

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4 days ago

Mill Creek Community Partnership - MCCP share...

    Marc Jacobs
    "I hope you learn fashion is not an art, it's part of the art of living. See what you really love and what you feel you have some kind of connection to." - Marc Jacobs
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4 days ago

CBS Philly joined us at The Porch at 30th Str...

CBS Philly joined us at The Porch at 30th Street Station to check out our 'Spread Holiday Cheer' collaboration with Schmear Itand Project HOME! Check out the clip, and then come check out the pop-up!

    Philly Bagel Shop Teams Up With Project Home To 'Spread Holiday Cheer'
    Pat Gallen reports.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

4 days ago

Registration for this winter term's SBS cours...

Registration for this winter term's SBS course Unpacking the "Flourishing" Community is now open. DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS DEC. 20TH.

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Registration for this winter term's SBS course Unpacking the "Flourishing" Community is now open. DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS DEC. 20TH.
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4 days ago

Mill Creek Community Partnership - MCCP added...

Sacred Places; Soverign Futures Creative Worship Service @ Phl Assembled PMA

    Mill Creek Community Partnership - MCCP
    Mill Creek Community Partnership - MCCP, Philadelphia, PA. 279 likes · 3 talking about this · 37 were here. MISSION -To serve as a catalyst in the revitalization of the Mill Creek community through...
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4 days ago

Mill Creek Community Partnership - MCCP share...

    Nonprofits Give 'Disconnected' Youths Another Chance
    Almost all the people served by the nonprofits identified by the center are low-income. Many are already parents themselves, and a significant number have been in the foster care system their entire lives and are virtually on their own when they age out, typically at 18.
    https://www.nytimes.com

4 days ago

Tomorrow evening the Philadelphia Ethical Soc...

Tomorrow evening the Philadelphia Ethical Society will be hosting an event in conjunction with United Nations Association of Greater Philadelphia for Human Rights Day. For more information and registration for the event:

    Calendar of Events | United Nations Association of Philadelphia
    6:15-6:30: Welcome Video Universal Declaration of Human Rights; "toast" to Eleanor Roosevelt 6:30-6:45: Overview of UN Sustainable Development Goals/health goal; I will use short Internet based videos 6:45-7:05: First Presentation on ACA reform or Single Payer 7:05-7:25: Second Presentation on ACA Reform or Single Payer 7:25-7:40: panel dialogue 7:40-8:00; Audience Q & A with possible additional panel dialogue
    http://una-gp.org

5 days ago

Setting up for our Holiday Community Dinner t...

Setting up for our Holiday Community Dinner tonight from 6-7:30pm, see you soon!

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Setting up for our Holiday Community Dinner tonight from 6-7:30pm, see you soon!
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5 days ago

Thank you to Lincoln Financial Group for its ...

Thank you to Lincoln Financial Group for its generous support, which will aid our West Philadelphia Skills Initiative. #LincolnsLegacy #grant

    UCD Receives Funding From Lincoln Financial Foundation
    We are pleased to share that we recently received a $20,000 grant from the Lincoln Financial Foundation to support the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative, our job training program that connects employers seeking talent with West Philadelphians seeking opportunity.
    https://www.universitycity.org

5 days ago

University City District added 2 new photos.

‪Thanks to all the neighbors who helped with our cleanup on Saturday! 23 blocks participated and we collected 500 bags of leaves to be recycled, plus 150 bags of trash. Let’s do it again in the spring! ‬

    University City District
    University City District, Philadelphia, PA. 10K likes. Philadelphia's University City is more than just a neighborhood.
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5 days ago

The Barra Foundation named their 2018 awardee...

The Barra Foundation named their 2018 awardees. Included in this great list of non-profits are several groups UCD has partnered with this year, including Project HOME, BalletX, and Tiny WPA. Congratulations to these and all the recipients!

    Acknowledging & Advancing Excellence - The Barra Foundation
    Nonprofit organizations are indispensable pillars of our communities. In its third year, the Barra Awards aims to acknowledge and advance the work of exemplary organizations in the Greater Philadelphia region. This year, The Barra Foundation has awarded $2,150,000 to 43 exemplary organizations from across the field of Arts & Culture, Education, Health and Human Services.
    https://www.barrafoundation.org

5 days ago

GENTRIFICATION

Stop it now. I believe you have done enough to hurt the African Americans homeowners by restoring/renovating, or buying property and charging and exorbitant amount to rent or purchase said property. You have medical buildings everywhere throughout the city, and i for one see exactly what you are doing. You have no shame or equality built in our your method(s).

5 days ago

Happy to announce that The Woodlands won a 20...

Happy to announce that The Woodlands won a 2018-2019 Barra Award! We are proud to join this list of exemplary organizations: http://bit.ly/BA-2018-2019 #barraawards

    The Woodlands
    Happy to announce that The Woodlands won a 2018-2019 Barra Award! We are proud to join this list of exemplary organizations: http://bit.ly/BA-2018-2019 #barraawards
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5 days ago

Students from The Workshop School are selling...

Students from The Workshop School are selling custom ornaments. Proceeds from sales benefit the school, via PhillyVoice.

    Philly high school students are selling 'jawnaments' for Christmas
    The slang word jawn recently achieved a certain level of respectability in the eyes of the dictionary editors at Merriam-Webster, who said that its origins and prevalent usage make it worthy of consideration for an entry some day.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

5 days ago

6 days ago

International House Philadelphia shared Light...

Starting later this week, Lightbox Film Center will be hosting the Jean-Pierre Melville Centennial (1917-2017) Jean-Pierre Melville is one of French cinema’s most celebrated auteurs. Melville is known for his tragic, minimalist film noir crime dramas that became a major influence on the French New Wave. This series celebrates six of his finest works, all newly restored including the never before seen director’s cut of Leon Morin, Priest.

    Bob le flambeur
    Suffused with wry humor, Jean-Pierre Melville's Bob le flambeur melds the toughness of American gangster films with Gallic sophistication to lay the road...
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6 days ago

Just who are those men and women riding aroun...

Just who are those men and women riding around the neighborhood on bikes? In our latest 20 Years, 20 Stories piece learn more about our safety ambassador program and meet ambassador Shaun Loadholt, who overcame odds to rise through our ranks.

    20 Years, 20 Stories: UCD Safety Ambassador Shaun Loadholt
    All throughout University City, a group of dedicated men and women work 365 days a year to keep our neighborhood safe. There's Mike, standing at 40th and Market each morning as commuters exit the subway station, or Brianna who takes over for the evening commute.
    https://www.universitycity.org

6 days ago

This is the last week to see the Philadelphia...

This is the last week to see the Philadelphia Assembled exhibition running through Sunday, December 10 presented by the Philadelphia Museum of Art! At the Philadelphia Assembled kitchen, local cooks and storytellers share their culinary interpretation of survival, resistance, and victory. Presented in partnership with Win Win Coffee Bar. For more information:

    The Philadelphia Assembled Kitchen
    While Philadelphia Assembled is at the Perelman Building, there will be new smells and tastes emerging from the Philadelphia Assembled Kitchen. Imagined by Pascale Boucicaut, Kristin Schwab, and Shanti Mayers, together with cooks from across Philadelphia, the cafe will be transformed into a Philadelphia-based culinary experience.
    http://phlassembled.net

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