Located at the corner of 15th Street and Ridge avenue in Fairmount, Mi Casita, which means “my little house,” is still under construction, but boasts colorful and spacious rooms that’ll eventually house up to 70 children from ages 18 months to 5 years old.
State officials have shut down a Montgomery County daycare following the death of a five-month-old girl who was in the care of school staff.
A Mount Airy Church is stepping up Saturday to help ex-offenders get their life back together.
The ACLU has filed a first amendment lawsuit challenging the so-called “Silencing Act,” as did convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal in November.
Titled “Represent: 200 years of African American Art,” the exhibit is comprised of 75 objects from 50 African American artists, including more than a dozen from Philadelphia.
According to the federal lawsuit filed in 2013, many seriously mentally ill inmates in Pennsylvania’s state prisons were kept in solitary confinement for 23 hours a day, sometimes for months or even years with little access to the medical help necessary to stabilize their mental condition.
Project Home is working to re-open the hub this season. She says they’re looking for a new space on the concourse — but they’ll open a mobile unit even if they are unable to create another storefront.
“We’re good at serving on boards and at doing pro bono work,” says Al Dandridge, “but maybe not so much at rolling up our sleeves and actually getting down and helping people in our community.”
Eleven groups took the stage for 4½ minutes each, generating lots of excitement.
This year, marriage equality became the law of the land in Pennsylvania.
He was once general manager of WDAS — and then WURD, and he did stints at WHAT and at stations in Chicago and Cincinnati.
Gesner Street in Southwest Philadelphia became a household name this summer when a fast-moving fire claimed the lives of four children.
A Montgomery County hair salon gave free hair makeovers to dozens of homeless women as part of its’ fourth annual Christmas Eve charity event.
A Southwest Philadelphia non-profit surprised several needy families with a little Christmas cheer a day early through a program called Operation Holiday Help.
Who do you know who has changed the Black community for the better this past year?