Neighborhood and Communities

Making Communities Safer: Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design and Community Collaboration

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December 4, 2014
Make a significant difference. Attend this event to learn how you can change neighborhoods plagued by persistent crime.

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) with the Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations (PACDC) will host Making Communities Safe: Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design and Community Collaboration on Thursday, December 4th from 9:30am-12:30pm at the PECO Energy Hall. Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) directly addresses the relationship between the physical environment and the incidence of crime.

State Senator Shirley Kitchen Free Affordable Care Act and Medicaid Seminar

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December 4, 2014
Open enrollment for ACA starts Nov. 15 Open enrollment for Healthy PA (Medicaid Expansion) starts Dec. 1

State Senator Shirley Kitchen, in partnership with Quality Community Healthcare Inc., Temple Health and Greater Philadelphia Health Action, will hold the second of five Affordable Care Act and Medicaid open enrollment seminars on Thursday, December 4th at the Hunting Park Health Center from 4:30pm-7pm. This is the last official day to register for open enrollment. For Philadelphians who need help operanting the healthcare marketplace can get free, impartial assistance from certified navigators and councilors.

Global Citizen: King Day of Service Planning Webinar

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November 12, 2014
Planning for a Day of Purposeful Service

On Wednesday, November 12, 2014 from 1pm to 2pm, the Urban Affairs Coalition Program Partner Global Citizen 365 is hosting a Martin Luther King (MLK) Day of Service Planning Webinar. With three months away until MLK Day, this project planning meeting will highlight forthcoming initiatives for 2015. Last year's MLK Day of Service attracted over 125,000 volunteers and completed over 1,700 projects across Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Organizations will learn how to organize projects and be given advice on how to properly develop their ideas.

The Philadelphia Region's Nonprofits & Innovations in Economic Development: Winter Launch Discussion

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December 9, 2014
SAVE THE DATE! Local and national nonprofit discussion.

On Tuesday, December 9, 2014 from 1pm to 4pm, The Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal (PSIJ) is teaming up with the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) and Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) to assemble a panel of experts to discuss national and local trends, current projects and financing strategies. Panel topics will include innovated nonprofit projects in education and healthcare and neighborhood and place based development projects. This event will be followed by a reception from 4pm to 6pm.

Senior Financial Smarts

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November 14, 2014
Learn how to protect yourself financially and keep more in your pocket.

On Friday, November 14,  2014 from 9:30-11:30am, the Philadelphia Senior Center will host Senior Financial Smarts, a workshop designed for senior citizens but beneficial for all ages who want to protect their finances and assets and learn more about home improvement resources.

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SRC Strategy, Policy, and Priorities meeting

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November 3, 2014
Read By 4th Campaign takes center-stage at The School Reform Commission first Strategy, Policy, and Priorities meeting of the year

On Monday, November 3rd, The School Reform Commission (SRC) will have its first Strategy, Policy, and Priorities meeting of the year. The focus of this meeting will be the READ! by 4th Campaign, and for future meetings, educating the SRC and the public on pressing education policy issues in the city. There will be three presentations: READ! by 4th Strategy, Creating Effective Partners, and Parent Engagement, with group discussions in between each panel.