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The City of Philadelphia offers a tree recycling program that runs from Tuesday, January 3 to Saturday January 14. The program allows you to take your tree to the Streets Department to be recycled. Click…
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This year, Witness to Innocence should have welcomed Troy Davis into our organization as the country’s newest death row exoneree. But instead, the state of Georgia executed him for murder, despite strong evidence of his innocence.
2011 has been a year both of…
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December 30, 2011
By Queen Muse
Video and additional text by Kimberly Paynter…
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December 30, 2011By State Senator LeAnna Washington…
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A new cast is joining Philadelphia's best known reality show, City Council. Six new members join the council next week.
Strong union support propelled Bob Henon into the 6th Council District seat…
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Looking over Political re-districting Political Map, PPL will have to make new friends to be elected, meaning the old heads, whom held offices for years will have to kiss , some new babies for the next few years. And a few folks planning on running for offices are not aware that they may now live out of the district and may not be able to run or garner the support they once had, as boundary's have change, just saying...
On the other hand a lot of ppl, Voters…Continue
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TDBank provides funding to nonprofit organizations interested in sending their staff to professional trainings. Individual grant amounts can be up to $1,000 per year and cover tuition only.
For more information, go here.
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Grants of up to $500 are available to inner-city nonprofit child care centers in Philadelphia working to bring age-appropriate cultural programs from local museums to their classrooms, from the Terri Lynn Lokoff Child Care Foundation. The deadline is January 13th.
For more information, go here.
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JEVS Human Services is seeking unemployed or underemployed Jewish women up to age 65 for its Working for Success program.
Working for Success, operated by JEVS’ Career Strategies program, offers career counseling and job placement services to women in the Greater Philadelphia area.
Services offered include resume writing, interviewing practice and tips, career counseling, job search and…
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The Women’s Business Development Centerwill hold a free Orientation and Business Assessment Workshop on Thursday, January 12th from 6pm to 7:30pm at 1315 Walnut Street, Suite 1124 in Philadelphia.
The workshop is designed for women interested in starting or growing a business. Participants will complete a business development survey tool, discuss their business needs, learn about WBDC…
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The University of Pennsylvania Law School’sDocumentaries and the Law series will feature a screening of Boxed Out: Criminal Records and the Ban the Box Movement in Philadelphia, on Wednesday, January 18th at 7:15pm in Gittis Hall, Room 213 at 34th and Walnut Streets in Philadelphia.
After the screening, the city’s deputy mayor for public…
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The Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion has launched a new research study examining the effectiveness of an Internet parenting education and social support program for mothers with a psychiatric disability.
The TU Collaborative is looking for women who are interested in participating in an online parental education course designed to enhance parental knowledge and skills in the following…
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Fifteen years ago Jonathan Lax was worried about the future of social change in our region. As a gay HIV/AIDS activist, he wanted to create a pipeline of gay leaders who would continue the fight for change. As a successful entrepreneur, he had some wealth and he used it to create a scholarship fund for gay men pursuing higher education. And he housed his legacy fund at Bread & Roses Community Fund.
Lax’s vision has helped more than 125 gay men from the region…
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As tax season approaches, more volunteers are needed to help low-income individuals and families file their tax returns and qualify for all of the benefits to which they are entitled.
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistanceprogram is an IRS-sponsored program to help low to moderate income persons, including anyone eligible for the federal …
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I am a Proud A.T.A.C. (Avenging Our Ancestors Coalition) member, we are having a WATCH NIGHT 1609 Cecil B. Moore ave 12/31/11 , On 12/31/1862 our ancestors anxiously awaited news about their freedom from slavery. This Saturday, 12 / 31/11 at 7 pm join ATAC as we remember our ancestors, its ATAC's 4th Annual Watch Night / Freedoms EVE at the UNIA building 1609 Cecil B. Moore ave. And Spread the Word!
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