Philadelphia offers several Property Tax Programs to help reduce real estate property taxes. This is a reminder that some deadlines are coming up:
- Longtime Owner Occupants Program – LOOP (deadline extended to June 30, 2019)
- Homestead Exemption (deadline September 13, 2019)
- Senior Tax Freeze (deadline September 13, 2019)
Senior Food Vouchers available at Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA),
Martin Luther King Center – 22nd & Cecil B. Moore Avenue
Please join us for Play-A-Palooza.
“Spring has sprung and the cleaning season has begun. The 12th Annual Philly Spring Cleanup will be held on Saturday, April 6th. With your help, we’ve managed to make each of the last eleven years bigger and better than the last. If you mean it, clean it! Submit your idea for a project or sign up for one near you. Then get your family, friends, neighbors, coworkers, and everybody else to join in. We’ll see you there.” -Philadelphia Streets Department Website
Brewerytown Sharswood Clean Sweepers project has been approved for Spring 2019! We need your help signing up for this event.
To sign up please follow this link.
For more information on this event contact Stephanie Ridgeway.
Scribe Video Center
History Project Applications
Documentary History Project for Youth (DHPY)
DHPY is an annual after-school, weekend and summertime digital media production workshop for middle and high school students. Each year, youth participants create short documentary films as a way to explore some aspect of the social, political and cultural history of Philadelphia. The program is free for youth in grades 8-12.
The deadline for the 2019 DHPY Program is Friday, February 15, 2019 at 5:00pm. Click here for more information. http://www.scribe.org/
Precious Places Community History Project
Precious Places is a community oral history project inviting members of the Philadelphia region’s many neighborhoods to document the buildings, public spaces, parks, landmarks and other sites that hold the memories of our communities and define where we live. Precious Places teaches the video production process to participating groups, fostering projects authored by those who intimately know the featured neighborhoods. This program is free to community groups.
The deadline for the 2019 Precious Places Project is also Friday, February 15, 2019 at 5:00pm. Click here for more information, and to download the application. http://www.scribe.org/