David Florig

(Kindergarteners get books at a West Philadelphia school library manned by WePAC volunteers.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia Gamechangers: West Philadelphia Alliance for Children

CBS Philly celebrates Black History Month with these profiles of notable Philadelphia “gamechangers,” making a difference in the lives of the city’s African-Americans.



West Philadelphia Students Get A New Library

This is the first day in 25 years that students at a West Philadelphia public elementary school can visit a library in their building.


(A ribbon is cut to mark the reopening of the Heston School library in West Philadelphia.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

A West Philadelphia Public School Gets a Better Library, Thanks To Literacy Group

The head of the West Philadelphia Alliance for Children (“WePAC”) says his organization has stepped up by donating books to the Heston Elementary School and providing provide volunteers to man the library and read to students.