Monthly Archives: August 2013

Philly 311: Your Connection to City Hall

Connects you to City departments and employees Answers your questions about the City of Philadelphia Tracks your request until the problem is solved Updates you on events hosted by the City of Philadelphia Call 311 for info about: Animals & … Continue reading

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Community Partnership Program

The Community Partnership Program (CCP) loans out tools and supplies to volunteers in community groups, schools, businesses, and residents engaged in cleaning and maintaining their neighborhoods. CPP can also help coordinate the bagged trash pick up after the clean up is completed. How to … Continue reading

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Learn How to Prepare for Emergencies

Contact Philadelphia’s Managing Director’s Office of Emergency Management to host a Ready Philadelphia Emergency Preparedness Workshop. We can present the workshop to groups of twenty (20) or more at a facility of your choice. Elizabeth (Beth) Lewis, Ready Coordinator Email: oem@phila.gov … Continue reading

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Illegal Dumping/Maintenance Residential Complaints

How to tell if you should file an Illegal Dumping or Maintenance Residential complaint: Illegal Dumping refers to waste that is inappropriately placed in the public right-of-way (includes streets, parks, and other public property). If someone places his/her trash along … Continue reading

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PhillyGoes2College

PhillyGoes2College promotes and supports a college-going culture among citizens of all ages by providing information on Middle School College Preparation High School College Preparation Applying to College Paying for College Picking a College GED & Diploma Resources Support for Adult Students … Continue reading

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Graduation Coach Campaign

COACH YOUR STUDENT TO SUCCESS! Learn the questions to ask. Get the answers you need. The Graduation Coach Campaign seeks to empower and educate any adult who knows a young person in school. You can attend a GCC Training Camp … Continue reading

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How to Organize an Effective Clean-Up

1. Survey the area: List each street and address you wish to have cleaned 2. Recruit volunteers: Make phone calls, do personal follow-ups, and use neighborhood recruitment to ensure volunteer participation. 3. Schedule a date and tasks: Confirm your core organizers and how materials will be … Continue reading

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