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Philadelphia Youth Music Partnership

http://philadelphianeighborhoods.com/2013/12/02/point-breeze-philadelphia-youth-music-partnership-presents-opportunities-to-youths/ December 2, 2013 On the exterior, Wilson Park Apartments may not look any different than the dozens of other project housing units owned by the Philadelphia Housing Authority but as the saying goes, looks can be deceiving. During after-school … Continue reading

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Ralph Brooks Tot Lot Project

Reimagining a Point Breeze basketball court May 22,2013 THE RALPH BROOKS Tot Lot is supposed to be a safe haven for kids in Point  Breeze who want to get some exercise and stay out of trouble.  But the bare-bones basketball … Continue reading

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Transporting city youths through music

Transporting city youths through music Apr. 12, 2012 – In a small, soundproof room in Point Breeze, Knatosh Walker sings a lament about love gone wrong.” I say the right things but she take it the wrong way,” he croons … Continue reading

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Ciudad y Comunidad se unen para bajar el crimen y mejorar la calidad de vida

Ciudad y Comunidad se unen para bajar el crimen y mejorar la calidad de vida Feb. 15, 2012 – La Ciudad de Filadelfi a ha implementado un programa con la fi nalidad de mejorar la calidad de sus residentes y … Continue reading

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PhillyRising offers creative outlet

PhillyRising offers creative outlet Jan. 26, 2012 – Thirteen-year-old members of Self-Made, a troupe specializing in jazz, hip-hop and R&B, Dajanaira Simmons and Kiera King aspire to pursue dancing as a career, but won’t pass up the opportunity to learn … Continue reading

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Mayor Nutter, PHA Open Music Producton Studio In Point Breeze

Mayor Nutter, PHA Open Music Producton Studio In Point Breeze Jan. 21, 2012 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter, Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) Executive Director Michael Kelly and the PhillyRising Collaborative announced the Philadelphia Youth Music Program (PYMP)—a new initiative to … Continue reading

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Point Breeze PhillyRising promo tour ends with tough questions

Point Breeze PhillyRising promo tour ends with tough questions Jan. 5, 2012 – This afternoon, during a tour of Point Breeze to plug the efforts of Philly Rising (the neighborhood-improvement initiative out of the Managing Director’s Office), Point Breeze residents … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Touts Success Of Its ‘Philly Rising’ Neighborhood Strategy

Philadelphia Touts Success Of Its ‘Philly Rising’ Neighborhood Strategy Jan. 4, 2012 – Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter was in the Point Breeze section of the city today, discussing crime reduction strategies with community members. John Farrell, deputy managing director of … Continue reading

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Nutter visits Point Breeze, talks to residents

Nutter visits Point Breeze, talks to residents Jan. 5, 2012 – Hitting the pavement, Mayor Michael Nutter and newly elected Councilman Kenyatta Johnson took a walking tour of the Point Breeze neighborhood this week, launching a larger tour as Nutter … Continue reading

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‘Philly Rising’ team tours Point Breeze

‘PhillyRising’ team tours Point Breeze Jan. 4, 2012 – Mayor Michael Nutter has a new strategy to reduce crime in Philadelphia. Mayor Michael Nutter told residents Wednesday the “Philly Rising” effort has made progress, but more needs to be done.

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