When Anton Moore, 29, saw a problem in his South Philadelphia neighborhood, he joined up with fellow community activists and decided to seek solutions.
Residents of the Point Breeze section of South Philadelphia scored a huge win this week: a group protested the sale of soft-pellet pistols at a local corner store, and won.
Three years ago, Donna Frisby-Greenwood became program director for the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation in Philadelphia.
This is the fourth year for “Operation Holiday Help” by the group Unity in the Community.
“I promise you: you come to 20th and Snyder for Unity and Community, you can be broke and you will have a good time,” he says, chuckling.