Block Captains

Captaining A Village In Overbrook"Our block is policed every day, from 63rd and Lansdowne to 64th and Media," says Yvonne Gaskins. "Our folks walk the streets picking up the litter, picking up the trash. We care."
Ruby Grant, West Philadelphia Block Captain ExtraordinaireAt 76 years old, Ruby Grant is just hitting her stride.
Philadelphia Officials Host Event To Show Appreciation For Area Block CaptainsPhiladelphia hosted a rally this afternoon at the Pennsylvania convention center for 1,500 of its block captains.