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GROCERY STORE TOUR CHALLENGE

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REMEMBERING & ENVISIONING GERMANTOWN AVE BLOCK PARTY

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Pradera Corporation Presents Spanish Pre-Service Day 1

GROCERY STORE TOUR CHALLENGE

FINANCIAL PLANNING BASICS

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Pradera Corporation Presents Pre-Service English Day 1

GROCERY STORE TOUR CHALLENGE

Pradera Pre-Service Spanish Day 1

Remembering & Envisioning – Family Friendly Block Party

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Pradera Presents Preservice Training Day 2 Spanish

Temple ( Institute on Disabilities) & Pradera Corporation Present ongoing training “Rules, Rights, and Regulations”

WALK WITH A DOC

Walk with a Doc

Pradera Corporation Present Pre-Service English Day 2

Pradera Corporation Presents Preservice Spanish Day 2

Festival Holy Thursday for the Family

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Temple ( Institute on Disabilities) & Pradera Corporation Present Ongoing Training ” Challenging Behaviors”

COOKING DEMO

NEIGHBORHOOD ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING – NAC

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Pradera Corporation Presents Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

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RAIN BARREL WORKSHOP

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APM’s Ruiz and Gray honored at PCA Conference

APM’s Ruiz and Gray honored at PCA Conference

At the 2019 M. Powell Lawton Conference hosted by Philadelphia Corporation for Aging, the 2019 Lawton Award was presented to Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha’s President & CEO Nilda Ruiz and Senior Vice President of Community & Economic Development Rose Gray. At this year’s event, three panels addressed demographic changes in the city’s older adult population;Continue reading →

Posted by Andrea Keliher
Community Events – May CED Calendar

Community Events – May CED Calendar

Community & Economic Development and Housing Counseling announces our May 2019 event calendar. Select Here to View the full May Calendar 2019

Posted by Andrea Keliher
APM Mourns Passing of Medical Director Dr. Oscar Saldana

APM Mourns Passing of Medical Director Dr. Oscar Saldana

April 3, 2019, Philadelphia – Dr. Oscar Eduardo Saldana, medical director for Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha, Inc. (APM) passed away peacefully on March 18,2019. Dr. Saldana’s career as a psychiatrist spanned over 50 years. Born and educated in Peru, Dr. Saldana came to the United States in 1965 for his first medical internship at PrinceContinue reading →

Posted by Andrea Keliher in Press Release
How can Philadelphia’s point-in-time count do a better job of counting families?

How can Philadelphia’s point-in-time count do a better job of counting families?

Generocity.com January 25, 2019 This is a guest post by Daniel Farrell, SVP of homeless prevention and rehousing services at Help USA; Joe Willard, VP of policy at People’s Emergency Center; and Rachel Falkove, executive director of Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network. Three homeless service pros describe the limitations of current tracking methods and advocate for better dataContinue reading →

Posted by Rick Olmos in Media Room
WHYY: As Philly tallies homeless population, advocates say families are overlooked

WHYY: As Philly tallies homeless population, advocates say families are overlooked

January 24, 2019 – By Ximena Conde – WHYY A coalition of more than a dozen advocacy groups for the homeless in Philadelphia is demanding the city keep better track of the families and children experiencing homelessness or in unstable housing. Their pleas come as hundreds of people survey Philadelphia’s streets, looking for anyone sleepingContinue reading →

Posted by Rick Olmos in Media Room
KYW: Hidden homelessness: What overnight census of people living on the street misses

KYW: Hidden homelessness: What overnight census of people living on the street misses

January 23, 2019 KYW Radio- by Pat Loeb PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An army of volunteers will fan out across Philadelphia Tuesday night to count the number of people sleeping on the street. The annual Point-in-Time Count is required for funding by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, but advocates note it overlooks a hidden part ofContinue reading →

Posted by Rick Olmos in Media Room
Univision 65: Government Shutdown Assistance Story

Univision 65: Government Shutdown Assistance Story

January 22, 2019 Univison 65 Government Shutdown Assistance The City of Philadelphia will offer help for federal workers during government closure. Univision 65 Genaro Tijerina presents the following report.

Posted by Rick Olmos in Media Room

VILLAGE VIEW: Project focuses on improving health care for immigrant communities

From Main Line Times By Bonnie Squires – Jan 16, 2019 “It isn’t the size of the dog in the fight — it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” If you ever attended Ardmore Junior High School when Principal Edward Snow was in charge, you heard him shout out this mantra all the time. IfContinue reading →

Posted by Rick Olmos in Media Room
State andFood First Philly:  Local Public Health Actions Grant Finished Off Strong!

State andFood First Philly: Local Public Health Actions Grant Finished Off Strong!

January 15, 2019 – Food Fit Philly On December 18, 2018, Get Healthy Philly held a final THANK YOU meeting to close out our four years of work under the CDC’s State and Local Public Health Actions (SLPHA)1422 Grant. A major component of this was working on environmental changes to increase healthy food in institutionalContinue reading →

Posted by Rick Olmos in Media Room