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Join Us for Comcast Cares Day This Saturday!

Philly Daily Spotlight
Volunteer
Olney
Comcast, City Year and other volunteers will be at Thurgood Marshall School
By ndeangelo
Olney Tombstone

Hate Crimes at ASPIRA Olney Charter?

ACTv PHL™
Education
Olney
A concerned adult comes forward to discuss possible hate crimes involving students from a Philadelphia school.
By Flood the Drummer
A twenty-five year old black male from the Olney section of Philadelphia, Abu Edwards hopes to be Mayor someday, but for now he’s determined to maximize the engagement opportunities local libraries offer. CLICK HERE to read his story on @PhillyinFocus!

In Lieu of Mayor’s Apology, Millennial Dreams of Future Libraries

Millennials on the Move!
Community
Olney
Mayoral hopeful Abu Edwards wants to merge the School District, Free Library and Parks & Recreation to better serve constituents.
By Flood the Drummer
Pub Ed Dead

Central High Senior Shares Her Disgust for Governor “Corbutt”

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Education
Olney
Furious after the embattled Governor cancelled his Friday appearance, a senior at the high achieving school pens her frustration and disappointment
By Flood the Drummer
Award Winning Scholar Juwan Z. Bennett recommends cities interested in crime reduction use Focused Deterrence, not stop-and-frisk. (Learn More)

Black Woman Harassed by Racist Cops While Witnessing Stop and Frisk

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Community
Olney
Not a Fan of Stop and Frisk, Philadelphia City Controller Alan Butkovitz Encourages Tax-Payers to Collect Stories and File Complaints
By Flood the Drummer
(Photo Credit: C. Norris – ©2013)

Philly High School Seniors Feel the Pinch of Budget Cuts

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Education
Olney
Discussing the lack of resources and counselors, HYPE J™ students interview seniors and staff at Philadelphia's Central High School.
By Flood the Drummer