Philadelphia, PA - The Community Asthma Prevention Program (CAPP) is celebrating its 20th anniversary at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). CAPP offers free asthma education classes to families in schools, churches, and community centers throughout Philadelphia, and provides home visits to families in Philadelphia and Montgomery Counties.
Philadelphia, PA - The Collective Success Network is a new volunteer-led nonprofit that provides support and resources to low-income, first-generation college students in the Greater Philadelphia Metropolitan Region. The mission of the Collective Success Network is to ensure that more first-generation college students achieve their academic, personal and professional goals.
Philadelphia, PA - Greensgrow is a non-profit organization that engages our neighborhoods in cultivating social entrepreneurship, urban agriculture, and community greening. Founded in 1997 as a hydroponic lettuce farm on the site of a former steel galvanizing plant, Greensgrow is a nationally recognized leader in developing urban agriculture projects, and providing access to fresh produce in low-income communities.
Philadelphia, PA - A highlight of the season, Center City District Restaurant Week, sponsored by TD Bank and OpenTable, is back this September. It will run 10 consecutive days, including Saturday, for most of the 120 participating restaurants offering a variety of culinary delights.
Sojourn Philly Restaurant Group, the sum of Jet Wine Bar, Rex 1516 and Café Ynez, in conjunction with NextFab and the University City Science Center, is pleased to announce their inaugural Adult Science Fair on Sunday, October 22nd from 2-5 pm at the PHS Pop Up Garden at UCitySquare. Budding innovators are encouraged to apply now!
Philadelphia, PA - Although the two in-state schools don’t meet on the football field, that doesn’t mean there isn’t competition for top students. Witness Temple University’s billboard in the middle of Pitt’s campus and Pitt’s proactive recruitment events across the Philadelphia Region.
Philadelphia, PA - Having hosted numerous political conventions, including the 2000 Republican gathering and the 1948 conventions for all three parties (Democratic, Republican, and Progressive), Philadelphia is used to being in the political spotlight. It was here where disgruntled colonists created a new form of government, and today many of the places where those meetings, debates, and activities took place still stand. Here are a few iconic locations with deeply rooted connections to the American political process: