IN THE NEWS
Educating homeless parents on the importance of early childhood education
February 8, 2019- In this article from philly.com and Broke In Philly, Reporter Al Lubrano explores the impact of Building Early Links for Learning.
As Philly tallies homeless population, advocates say families are overlooked
January 24, 2019- Ximena Conde from WHYY writes that the Family Service Provider Network is demanding the city keep better track of the families and children experiencing homelessness or in unstable housing.
‘Sesame Street’ uses Muppet to address child homelessness
December 13, 2018- Alfred Lubrano from The Philadelphia Inquirer writes about how Sesame Street intends to broach the topic of children experiencing homelessness.
Sesame Street In Communities features PEC, CHOP-HHI Partnership
Homeless teens in Philly tap rough memories to help others understand their lives
July 19, 2018- Alfred Lubrano from The Philadelphia Inquirer writes about the Youth HEALers Stand Up project at PEC.
Ellen Tiberino, of art-family royalty, fighting to keep a legacy alive in gentrifying Powelton Village
July 12, 2018 - Julia Terruso from The Philadelphia Inquirer writes about the Neighborhood Time Exchange project by PEC, PECCDC and Mural Arts Philadelphia.
Hidden homelessness: What overnight census of people living on the street misses
January 23, 2019 - Pat Loeb from KYW1060 writes that the Point-in-Time Count required by HUD misses the mark for families experiencing homelessness.
Keep the wrecking balls at bay: Underused religious buildings find ways to attract community groups
December 18, 2018 - Jon Hurdle from Philadelphia Weekly writes about how several groups, including People's Emergency Center, are collaborating on useful preservation in the Sacred Spaces project.
Free Lancaster Avenue Jazz Festival brings together diverse communities
July 18, 2018 - Sam Newhouse from The Metro Philadelphia writes how the Festival has for 12 years been uniting its West Philly community around their love of music.
People’s Emergency Center Celebrates New Early Education Grant
June 20, 2018 - The University City Review's Jack Firneno reports on Building Early Links for Learning.
Leveraging history to revitalize community by James Wright
For nearly two decades, old urban centers like Philadelphia have been undergoing a process of revitalization. Multiple forces drive that movement, which is occurring throughout the city at different scales and in a variety of geographic and ...