Posts Tagged ‘resources’

Chester Williams

Rev. Chester Williams – 6200 Chew Avenue Reverend Chester Williams places a green washcloth on his head for protection from the hot sun. He just finished leading a two-hour volunteer cleanup crew on Chew Avenue and is still wearing his orange safety vest. The 68-year-old block captain looks worried as he stands in the parking […]

Dead Block!

Lisa Barkley, the latest featured block captain, told me about the game she played on Pearl Street: Dead Block (a.k.a. Deadbox; Skully). I have started to make a video about the game once played by kids all over Philadelphia. Does anyone have any photographs or videos of people playing that they’d like to share? I […]

Juanita Hatton Delivers Newsletter

Juanita Hatton, 72, steps out of her house on a cold morning to deliver her monthly newsletter to the residents of 3900 Poplar Street in Philadelphia PA. Hatton is a block captain and uses the newsletter to connect the residents to news, opportunities and resources.