Powelton Village

(A Mural Arts Program project is dedicated to youth homelessness.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

In West Phila., Multimedia Arts Project Focuses on Youth Homelessness

Located near 41st Street and Lancaster Avenue, Journey2Home is the culmination of two years of workshops with youung people experiencing housing insecurity.

10/11/2014

(Josh Lawrence, photographed in a University of the Arts rehearsal room by Lauren Lipton.)

Positively Philadelphia: The Lancaster Ave. Jazz and Arts Fest

UArts faculty member Josh Lawrence is among the performers at the eighth annual Lancaster Avenue Jazz and Arts Festival, coming up Saturday, July 19th, 2014.

07/13/2014

One of the three buildings at Drexel Community Outreach Center. (credit: KYW's Paul Kurtz)

Drexel Receives $10 Million Gift For Local Outreach In Philadelphia

Drexel University has received a $10 million gift to create a community outreach center near its campus in Philadelphia.

10/04/2012

(The Red Cross House, 4000 Powelton Ave., in Philadelphia.  Photos by Karin Phillips)

Red Cross Celebrates 3,000 Days Of Housing For Philadelphia Area Victims

Since it opened in April of 2003, the Red Cross House has housed more then 8,600 people in more than 2,700 families, who were victims of disaster.

07/12/2011

(Drexel University president John Fry accepts thank-you card from kids at the Powel Elementary School as principal Kimberly Ellerbee, left, looks on.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Drexel, Peco Give Million-Dollar Boost To Science Education in West Philadelphia Schools

Peco is giving $1 million over five years to boost the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (“STEM”) program in the Mantua and Powelton Village communities. Drexel University will provide the academics.

05/31/2011

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