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((L to R) Joel Culbreath (quoted in article), Mike Kelly and Anthony, who is a high school student in the Sponsor-A-Scholar Program that Mike is also mentoring. Credit: Philadelphia Futures)

Local Organization Helping Students With College Expenses

Philadelphia Futures is a non-profit that links mentors with low income, first-generation-to-college students, but the group provides more than just moral support.

03/30/2013

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Brotherly Love: Philly Stake Lets Diners Vote For Winners

Theresa Rose and a group of volunteers started Philly Stake in September 2010. It was a simple idea: Organize a homemade dinner and sell tickets. The money goes in a pot. During the meal, the diners read and hear about community projects, then vote.

03/14/2013

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Temple Program That Helps Community Receives More Funding

A program at Temple University that uses maps, apps, and social networks to improve neighborhoods has gotten another infusion of cash.

12/02/2012

Shooting At Sikh Temple Outside Of Milwaukee

Local Sikh Community Shocked By Deadly Shooting

A small community of Sikhs in Delaware County is reeling from the news that a gunman killed six people inside a Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee.

08/06/2012

Philadelphia community leadership and police hold a workshop on gangs. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

North Philadelphia Community, Police Meet To Discuss Gang Activity

In the aftermath of several gang-related killings, North Philadelphia community groups, and the police department gathered at the West Kensington Ministries at Norris Square on Thursday night for a workshop on gangs.

01/26/2012

North Philadelphia Residents Celebrate And Honor Logan Community

It’s a love-ly day in one North Philadelphia community.

06/25/2011

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Exclusive: Community Campaigns For PGW Worker Killed In Tacony Explosion

The family of a PGW worker killed in natural gas explosion in Tacony is hoping to turn tragedy into triumph in an unconventional way.

04/13/2011

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