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'Community Development' Archive

Lutheran Settlement House

Posted April 30, 2014

Established in 1902, Lutheran Settlement House (LSH) is a non-profit, community-based organization committed to serving vulnerable children, adults, and families living in Philadelphia. The mission of Lutheran Settlement House is to empower individuals, families, and communities to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency through an integrated program of social, educational, and advocacy services. LSH has various programs […]

Genesis Housing Corporation

Posted April 30, 2014

Genesis Housing Corporation is dedicated to the development of affordable housing and to the education of consumers on housing and financial issues. Genesis Housing Corporation rehabilitates vacant and owner occupied properties throughout Montgomery County including special programs in Pottstown and Norristown. Volunteers help with grant writing, research on housing areas, and administrative tasks. Website: […]

Dignity Housing

Posted April 30, 2014

Established in 1988, Dignity Housing is the first housing and supportive services program in the nation to be founded and guided by homeless people and activists.  Since its inception, Dignity has provided both quality, affordable housing and supportive services to thousands of people – primarily single African American women and their children. Heads of households […]

Youth Empowerment, Philadelphia

Posted April 30, 2014

Youth Empowerment, Philadelphia is one of many programs organized by Operation Hope, a national organization which works to improve financial literacy among low-income communities. Since 2004, Youth Empowerment, Philadelphia, Philadelphia has provided youth with financial literacy education. These classes are free of charge for schools and communities. They are led by HOPE Corps volunteers who […]

Change 4a Dollar

Posted April 30, 2014

Change 4a Dollar is a not for profit organization which works to provide youth with financial education. Volunteers work in Philadelphia classrooms to teach students financial literacy. Website: Facebook: Contact: 215-550-1081, Location: 5720 Media Street, Philadelphia, PA 19131 *This site is accessible via public transportation from the Bryn Mawr campus. Please see transportation reimbursement policy.

Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia

Posted April 30, 2014

Mission: The mission of the Sustainable Business Network is to build a just, green, and thriving economy in the Greater Philadelphia region. The SBN of Greater Philadelphia accomplishes this by educating and growing a broad base of local, independent businesses and educating policymakers and the public. Service/Programs Offered: Initiatives include the Buy Local Philly campaign, […]

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