(Credit: Department of Human Services)

Department Of Human Services Releases Annual Report, Update On Initiative For Children

The Department of Human Services released its annual report this week. DHS commissioner Anne Marie Ambrose sat down with KYW Newsradio to discuss changes at the agency over the past year.


(Nilda Ruiz.  Credit: John McDevitt)

CEO Of Local Human Services Program Speaks To Congress About Sequestering

Congress heard testimony from a number of organizations about the impact that sequestering, or cutting of domestic programs, would have on the country.


(Credit: John McDevitt)

North Philadelphia Redevelopment Project Gets A Hardhat Sendoff

A ceremonial groundbreaking was held Tuesday morning for a $48-million project with housing and commercial space that aims to create a vital and sustainable community in North Philadelphia.


APM took vacant land in the 1800 Block of Sheridan Street and turned it into green, sustainable housing. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Latino-Based Organization Funds Affordable Green Housing In N. Philadelphia

Asociacion Puertorriquenos en Marcha (or “APM”), is a Latino-based social services organization that provides health and affordable housing services throughout North Philadelphia.


(Credit: Karin Phillips)

North Philadelphia Behavioral Center Gets Mural Makeover

A behavioral health center in North Philadelphia has a new look, thanks to a new initiative by the Mural Arts Program.



Asociacion Puertorriquenos En Marcha Celebrates 40 Years In Philadelphia

An organization that has worked for 40 years to improve North Philadelphia celebrated with a major event at Temple University Saturday night.