See, celebrate, and support the Collaborative design grants for nonprofits on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, from 6 PM to 8 PM at Dorrance Hamilton Hall, University of the Arts, 320 South Broad Street.
Listening to Our Volunteers
Our Americorps VISTA staffer Danielle Parnes has been on something of a “listening tour” lately. Which makes sense—she’s working with us this year to enhance the Collaborative volunteer experience.
In February, Danielle moderated a roundtable for volunteers. “The feedback has been really helpful,” she says. While we welcome feedback at any time, Danielle will be focused ... Read Full Story
Refreshing Ridge Avenue Storefronts
The Ridge Avenue – Midvale Avenue Commercial Corridor is a place for neighborhood errands as well as the front door to East Falls for Philadelphians out for a walk, run, ride, or drive along the Schuylkill River.
The corridor has been slowly re-awakening as the East Falls solidifies its identity as a sustainable trail head across from the ... Read Full Story
More Nature, More Color for Hagert Street Playground
When members of a community task force were asked what made Hagert Street Playground an unsuccessful space, they describes it as “uninviting and dull… not for all ages… no shade, too hot.”
Indeed, this small, mid block playground in East Kensington is neat and functional, but a bit bleak. It is entirely paved with two clusters ... Read Full Story
Testimonial from Amy Hirsch, Community Legal Services