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Media and press reports about NKCDC and the Kensington community

2021

Kensington‘s Recovery Plan
Philadelphia Citizen, September 17, 2021

Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT Program Creates Pathways to Homeownership
Business Wire, August 30, 2021

‘There still is no answer’: Philly cracks down on Kensington encampments again as homelessness crisis intensifies
Billy Penn, August 18, 2021

In Kensington, residents ask, ‘Why would you think this is acceptable for us?’
Kensington Voice, August 13, 2021

Kensington to Mayor Kenney: ‘You’re the captain of this ship, and you either have to sail the ship or step on down’
Kensington Voice, August 12, 2021

Senator Tartaglione Announces State Community Development Funding for Frankford & Kensington
Pennsylvania Senate Democrats
, August 2, 2021

Federal Policy + Community Development: Experts Look at Ways to Fuel a Transformative Recovery (video)
LISC, July 15, 2021

Philly community orgs facilitate youth study on community policing
Pennsylvania Capital-Star, June 30, 2021

NKCDC’s Nourish brings meal kit delivery service to a community that otherwise may not have access to it
Generocity, June 28, 2021

Kensington and Fairhill youth leaders talk community safety: ‘To be safe means that you see me as a full human being worthy of life, worthy of respect, worthy of honor, and worthy of value’
Kensington Voice, June 25, 2021

Sunday Suppers joins NKCDC as Nourish, a new nutrition program for Kensington
Metro Philadelphia, June 22, 2021

Sunday Suppers joins New Kensington Community Development Corporation for Nourish, a new nutrition program for Kensington
Al Día, June 22, 2021

‘My voice matters’: Kensington and Fairhill youth have answers to improve community safety
Al Día, June 16, 2021

Equitable Development Conference Special Episode! (audio)
Iron Sharpens Iron, Jun 16, 2021

“Mi voz importa”: estrategias para remover la violencia entre los jóvenes de Filadelfia
Univision 65 Philadelphia, June 15, 2021

Business and bloodshed
Philadelphia Inquirer, May 21, 2021

History is repeating in Kensington. It doesn’t have to be this way
PlanPhilly, May 2, 2021

New Toolkit Helps Communities Address Trauma to Shape Their Own Neighborhoods
Next City, April 2, 2021

Kensington community organizers release a guide for trauma-informed community engagement
Al Día, March 30, 2021

Kensington community responds to SEPTA closing down Somerset Station
Kensington Voice, March 29, 2021

Mayor Kenney’s lack of involvement in Somerset El closure isn’t just a transit issue. It’s a leadership failure.
Philadelphia Inquirer, March 28, 2021

Shuttered El stop illuminates depth of Philly’s entrenched social problems
Philadelphia Inquirer, March 28, 2021

SEPTA: Somerset station will see “a number of safety and security improvements” upon reopening
The Star, March 25, 2021

Kensington residents and nonprofits mobilize to protest SEPTA station closure
Generocity, March 24, 2021

Kensington residents call for change following Somerset closure
Metro Philadelphia, March 24, 2021

Kensington Residents March for Better Conditions As SEPTA Station Remains Closed
NBC 10 Philadelphia, March 24, 2021

Neighbors demand better communication, resources from SEPTA following closure of Kensington station (audio)
NYW News Radio, March 24, 2021

Residentes de Kensington protestan por el cierre de la estación de Somerset (video)
Univision 65 Philadelphia, March 24, 2021

‘Unacceptable’: Kensington residents protest closing of SEPTA’s Somerset Station after one week notice
Al Día, March 24, 2021

‘We shouldn’t have to get less’: Kensington residents protest Somerset Station closure (video)
PlanPhilly, March 24, 2021

Kensington Community ‘Disinvested In For The Last 40 Years’ Protest SEPTA Closing Somerset Station (video)
CBS 3 Philadelphia, March 23, 2021

Kensington protests closing of SEPTA’s Somerset El station, a lifeline for a battered neighborhood
Philadelphia Inquirer, March 23, 2021

Kensington residents share concerns about Somerset Station closure with SEPTA
Plan Philly, March 19, 2021

Building partnerships to lead the work
NeighborWorks America, March 19, 2021

How Kensington became an island
Plan Philly, March 19, 2021

Kensington artists, community leaders discuss public art as a tool for social change
WHYY, March 17, 2021

One Year of Covid: How Philadelphians Stepped Up
Philadelphia Citizen, March 15, 2021

Using art to keep a neighborhood’s culture in place
NeighborWorks America, March 12, 2021

5 principles of community driven development — and how to actualize them
Generocity, January 29, 2021

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