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April 30, 2022

Community Walk  10 AM
-Roosevelt Elementary School
And Unity Fair 11 AM
-Martin Luther King High School 

 Urgent 365 has joined forces with a collective of local nonprofit organizations, including Men Who Care, We Heard You, Marjaan Horses, Society’s Roses, EMIR Healing Center, and Nicetwon CDC to organize the Reviving the Village Unity Fair: Northwest Edition. This event is an opportunity for community members to connect with Uptown nonprofit organizations, participate in workshops, grab food, support local businesses, and/or get job support. Starting with the Reviving the Village Walk at Roosevelt Elementary and ending at Martin Luther King Jr. High School for the Unity Fair, there will be activities for people of all ages including children and seniors, in addition to performances by local artists.

 

Email revivingthevillagenw@gmail.com with any questions.  

Why revive the village? 

 With a heartbreaking spike in homicides and carjackings in Philadelphia and increased involvement of youth in these activities, our city has been crying out for help for years. At the same time, numerous organizations are working diligently to provide resources and opportunities that meet the needs of community members so they don’t have to turn to criminal activity. The issue is, there’s currently no place for residents to learn about and connect with all of the local organizations that serve them. That is, until now. The Reviving the Village Street Fair is a community gathering for all Northwest serving nonprofits and residents.

 

The purpose of the Northwest Edition of Reviving the Village is to connect members of our community with the organizations that exist to meet their needs. Our vision is to highlight local opportunities, provide resources, and cultivate relationships in our community to  shift negative behaviors and improve positive outcomes by offering support and healthy outlets for neighbors of all ages. 

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