gentrification

Community Legal Services
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Pat Loeb
August 08, 2019 - 3:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A program designed to keep older Philadelphians in their homes will expand to more of the city's gentrifying neighborhoods, with the help of state funding for Community Legal Services (CLS). State legislators presented a giant check to CLS attorney Dawn Williams...
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Youth Climate Strike
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Justin Udo
April 15, 2019 - 3:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's first Green Week, a series of events that promote environmental sustainability, kicks off in a few days. One goal of the celebration is to show people how they can live a more sustainable lifestyle no matter how much money they have. Sustainability...
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The Kwanzaa celebration in Philadelphia continues, and the city's neighborhoods come together for the weeklong celebration.
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Justin Udo
December 27, 2018 - 4:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Kwanzaa celebration in Philadelphia continue as the city's neighborhoods come together for the weeklong celebration. Unity, self-determination, creativity, purpose and faith are a few of the themes celebrated on different days during Kwanzaa. "Kwanzaa is about...
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Tinamarie Russel, Zaire Baxter and Jamar Johnson and Zakeem Davis.
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Shara Dae Howard
November 05, 2018 - 8:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One North Philadelphia community center is teaching youth the importance of land, business and agriculture. North Central CDC, a registered community organization in the heart of North Philadelphia, started the Stretch and Fly Business Garden, a mentoring program...
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Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
September 26, 2018 - 7:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A City Council committee has approved new affordable housing legislation, this time with no new taxes. Council has been trying for more than a year to create a way to keep low-income homeowners in neighborhoods that are changing, either through neglect or the opposite...
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Tracey Hanton, Cheryl Carleton and Shalimar Thomas
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Flashpoint
August 05, 2018 - 3:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the impact of gentrification on Philadelphia neighborhoods. Majority-minority cities across the country are experiencing reverse migration as a result of...
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