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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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Town Watch Integrated Services

Services Offered Town Watch Development: Organizing, recruiting, and training of adult and junior town watch groups in all police districts. Training: Training Certification for new town watch groups and existing members of established groups. C.E.R.T. (Citizens Emergency Response Training) Training: Teaching groups … Continue reading

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Human Relations & Fair Housing Commission

Discrimination & Enforcement Under the City’s Fair Practices Ordinance, it is illegal to discriminate against people in employment; housing and commercial property; and public accommodations. The PCHR also enforces the laws that protect people with criminal records and those affected by … Continue reading

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