Community Poem Video- watch now!

Neighborhood-wide clean-up
to take place Oct. 17! Email Tess if you're interested in volunteering.

News & Events

KKSD Wins Star Newsweekly's "Best Of" Award

Many thanks to those who voted for our community event! Complete article can be read here.

NKCDC and the City eliminating blight and revitalizing Kensington

On Oct. 27 the City of Philadelphia and New Kensington Community Development Corporation (NKCDC) will break ground to convert a vacant mill into a mixed-use development. Orinoka Civic House will bring affordable housing and community, retail and office spaces to Kensington.

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Who is NKCDC?

NKCDC's mission is to strengthen the physical, social, and economic fabric of the community by being a catalyst for sustainable development and community building. NKCDC draws on the strengths of the community to empower residents and promote resident-driven development. While strategies have shifted over the past twenty eight years, NKCDC has developed into a community development corporation with a multi-faceted approach to neighborhood revitalization. Read more here.

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