Over the past several years there has been an upsurge of youth violence occurring in Philadelphia. Philadelphia crime statistics state there have been over 539 shooting since the beginning of the year many of them involving youth. Youth between the ages of 11-24 composed over 46 percent of the shooting victims from January 2012 through June 2012 according to the Philadelphia Police department statistics.
The Philadelphia education system…Continue
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The summer is here! With the change of season, its time for a pre-fourth of July Afterwork Affair.
This Friday, June 29, 2012, the DHS Morale Committee in collaboration with Professional Networking Associates will be…Continue
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We are a village – a global village. Approximately 7.019 billion people live in the global village we know as Planet Earth. And you and I are connected to each of the 7.019 billion people who…Continue
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Award Ceremony honoring people in the entertainment industry . Honrees are Earl Young, Ursula Rucker, Kimberly Roberts, Senator Shirley Ktchen, James Elam,Tiffany Bacon, Will smith
Ethical Humanist Society of Philadelphia
1906 Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Please excuse me for shouting!!! But, there are times when one must shout!!!! WHAT THE HELL IS WRONG WITH SOME REPUBLICANS, ACTING LIKE A BUNCH OF SPOIL SCHOOL BOYS!! They heard the President speak TO "EVERYONE" about how he is very worry about the Economy. Not only here in our country but around the world. Since our country lend financial support to our neighboring countries. If there is a falter with their Economy it could drag down our country's Economy.…Continue
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Mayor Michael A. Nutter, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and the Fairmount Park Conservancy hosted a grand opening ceremony for Wheel Fun Rentals, the only bike rental service in the city’s park system. Wheel Fun Rentals, America’s premier recreation rental company, is working with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation to offer a unique variety of cycles, including locally based Fuji hybrid two-wheels, surrey bikes, tandem bikes,…Continue
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The AFL-CIO today announced a far-reaching, multi-partner campaign to register voters, ensure they can cast their ballots without intimidation and follow through to make sure those votes are counted. At a press conference here in Washington, D.C., AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Arlene Holt Baker said this campaign represents the union movement’s most aggressive push ever “because the attacks we are seeing on the right to vote are…Continue
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X-Offenders for Community Empowerment (XCE) is a crime prevention organization with the mission of halting gun violence by stopping the proliferation of illegal guns in our communities.
Since the year 2000, our organization has advocated for stopping the flow of illegal guns through increased owner responsibility. In this effort, XCE has conducted grassroots community education campaigns in the form of annual Anti-Illegal Gun Rallies. This year, our event will be at 22nd &…Continue
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X-Offenders for Community Empowerment
13th Annual Stop Illegal Gun Rally
September 8, 2012
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This report from the What Works Collaborative outlines the options for and barriers to securing housing for former prisoners; the need for stable, affordable housing in order to maintain employment and avoid substance abuse and recidivism; and models for housing as a platform for positive outcomes. …
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Monthly workshops, totaling 8 hours of instruction, on How to Obtain 501(c)(3) Tax Exemption and Keep It are held from the first Wednesday to the last of every month at the Lutheran Theological Seminary, Hagan Hall Amphitheater, 7301 Germantown Avenue in Philadelphia's Mt. Airy neighborhood.
June's sessions are set for Wednesdays, June 6th through June 27th, from 6:30-8:30pm.
This is a project-based course and participants are expected to work on applying for…
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A directory of 2012 Philadelphia summer youth programs is now available on the city's website.
The weather is getting warmer and the days are getting longer – soon, Philadelphia will be in the full swing of…Continue
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