Resource Brunch

On Saturday, November 10, I attended a resource brunch, for committee peopel and block captains, sponsored by City Council-member Kenyatta Johnson, at Galdo’s catering, 20th Street and Moyamensing Avenue, in Philadelphia. Here are some photos I took of the event:

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The Philly Phanatic in the house!

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Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, which deals with civil rights problems.

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South Philly Food Co-Op, opening next year.

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Moravia Health, providing home-based health care.

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Philadelphia Department of Revenue, giving advice to people in paying their taxes.

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Philadelphia Job Corps, providing job training for young people.

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H & R Block.

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The office of State Representative Jordan Harris.

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Philadelphia Water Department.

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Women Organized Against Rape.

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Philadelphia Department of Licenses and Inspection.

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Susan G. Komen, fighting the fight against breast cancer.

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Victim Witness Services of South Philadelphia, which guides crime victims through the trial process and answers their questions about the system.

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Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations, which also deals with civil rights issues.

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Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee, which runs the Block Captain program.

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Councilman Johnson working the room, with a few of my fellow committee-people. Johnson impressed upon us the importance of our work, as committee-people and block captains, about the role we play in our communities.

 

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Upcoming, November 9, 2018

Tomorrow, November 10, I will attend a Resource Brunch, featuring Philadelphia city agencies and social service agencies, at Galdo’s Catering, on 20th Street and Moyamensing Avenue in Philadelphia; this event is sponsored by City Council-member Kenyatta Johnson.

Later that evening, I will attend the event, Sounds and Words, a fundraiser for the Moonstone Arts Center, one of the greatest promoters of new poetic talent in Philadelphia. It will take place at District Council 1199C,  1319 Locust Street in Philadelphia. There we will be entertained by the music of Bobby Zankel’s Wonderful Sound 4, with Sumi Tonooka, Richard Hall, and Elliot Levin; and poetry by Sonia Sanchez, Joe Roarty, Jamar Hall, Ryan Eches, Michelle Myers, Jeffery Ethan Lee, Bethlehem Robertson, Kirwyn Sutherland, Kimmika Williams Witherspoon, and Cityekai Afua Zankel.