Philadelphia Youth Commission

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City Council Calls For Hearings On Illegal ATV Riding

It’s illegal to ride four-wheelers or dirt bikes on city streets, yet the law hasn’t stopped scores of young people from taking part in the dangerous activity.

06/25/2012

(File photo.  Credit: Tony Hanson)

Mayor Nutter Appoints New Director Of Philadelphia Youth Commission

Mayor Michael Nutter just appointed a new Executive Director for the Philadelphia Youth Commission, and the former coordinator for the National Peace Alliance has a story that is inspiring.

05/20/2012

(Philadelphia hip-hop artists "C.Y." and "DJ Damage," center, meet with a young fan near City Hall on Monday afternoon.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia Officials See Hip-Hop Artists Dampening, Not Fueling, Mob Violence

“Whatever I can do that motivates the kids to support me, I want to help support them to do something positive,” the artist known as “DJ Damage” says.

08/09/2011

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