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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
Added by Michael Rice on June 28, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Philadelphia, PA – This winter almost a half million people will be homeless in America. In Philadelphia, there are at least 4,000 homeless people walking the streets on a daily basis. With these sad economic times, venues for resources are few and support for homeless is diminishing. In response to this imminent threat to health and welfare of our most vulnerable populations, The Connectornetwork and Urban Associates are joining forces with Operation Warm Heart to bring relief to…Continue
Added by Michael Rice on November 17, 2011 at 6:23pm — No Comments
The Philadelphia Department of Human Services and Professional
Networking Associates are sponsoring An AfterWork Mix and Mingle/Appreciation
Affair on Friday, August 26, 2011 from 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm at Champagne
Café, 21 E. Chelten Avenue in Historic Germantown, Philadelphia.
This Appreciation Affair will recognize the great work that our
Human Service professionals perform everyday by ensuring the safety of
our children and helping to strengthen our…
Added by Michael Rice on August 22, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Over the past twenty years, youth violence has been skyrocketing in Philadelphia. According to the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office over 40% of the murders victims and 60% of the murderers were under the age of 25. Youth between the ages of 14 – 24 years are more likely to die from being victim of crime than a car accident.
These astounding statistics are the primary reasons that Philadelphia Department of Human Service’s Community Engagement Unit and the Support…Continue
Added by Michael Rice on June 21, 2011 at 5:11pm — No Comments