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Strawberry Mansion

On the Ground: Home repairs help keep people in their homes

In neighborhoods like Strawberry Mansion, a complex patchwork of challenges -- including tangled titles, aging homes and long waits for programs -- can make it hard for residents to maintain their historic properties. A CDC is working to change all that.

New friends at CNKP Super Adoption Day 2016

Animal Kingdom: Can Philadelphia become a "no-kill" city?

Philly is poised to become a leader both in the humane treatment of shelter animals and the prevention of stray and abandoned pets. Flying Kite takes a look at several organizations working hard to make the city friendlier for its furriest citizens.

Smith Playground

Urban nature preschool lands at Smith Memorial Playground in Fairmount Park

When kids learn and explore outdoors, it has huge behavioral, emotional and educational benefits. This innovative preschool model, which has already been successful in the region, is coming to North Philadelphia. 

Points of Departure (Zahra Nazari)

PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Art on the Main Line, art in Lansdowne, and a Dining Hall Makeover in Callowhill

Check out our picks for the week's top events. 

Gregory Heller

Working to connect low-income communities to development capital

Gregory Heller is CEO of American Communities Trust, a national community development partner that bridges the gap between the world of private investment and grassroots community change.

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