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Caring People Alliance continues feeding older residents - South Philly ReviewWhile many businesses and organizations have had to cease operations during the COVID-19 shutdown, the Caring People Alliance is making sure older residents are not going hungry. The nonprofit, which provides services to children, families and older adults throughout Philadelphia, operates the Marconi Older Adults Program out of the Marconi Center at 15th and Porter […]
Wraparound services needed to engage students and enable workersMayor Kenney’s focus on education during his budget address on Thursday, March 5 should be applauded. His ambitious plan to fund tuition-free community college for low- and moderate-income families will enable thousands of Philadelphia residents to pursue higher education. The additional $45 million allocated for the School District of Philadelphia [this year], and the call for Harrisburg to increase funding for vital capital improvements in our schools, will undoubtedly provide relief for district officials that have been hamstrung by a lack of resources.