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February Moments

In response to train derailments, Clean Water Action rallied the community around crude oil talks.

“Overall, everyone wants to come together and move forward to best ensure that neighborhoods are prepared, and that governments are doing better to safeguard our communities.” - Mike Roles, program organizer at Clean Water Action
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Temple students opened their own cooperative cafe.

Rad Dish Co-op celebrated their opening this month!
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The Philly Co-op Alliance packed out W/N W/N Coffee Bar

Cooperators from across the region gathered to celebrate their love of working together.
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How Philly Moves is back!

The community photography project How Philly Moves just finished its latest shoot, culminating in a celebration party this month.
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Councilman Kenyatta Johnson introduced a bill creating a tax credit for workforce development

This bill was inspired by an article by our own columnist Tivoni Devor, manager of partnerships and outreach at the Urban Affairs Coalition.
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> 100 Next Great City members decreed their expectations for our next mayor.

Next Great City announced the six initiatives of its 2015 policy agenda, which is designed to lead to renewed investment, energy and strength in the city's neighborhoods while supporting sustainable practices and an effective city government.
Image via Mo Manklang

The Media Mobilizing Project told the story of parents fighting for Philly public schools

Media Mobilizing Project reached out to parents across Philadelphia in the summer of 2014 in search of powerful untold stories.
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The Spruce Foundation hosted a scavenger hunt at the National Liberty Museum

The Spruce Foundation hosted a scavenger hunt at the National Liberty Museum as a part of its efforts to reach and engage a new audience.
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Penn students hosted a conference on social innovation

The Wharton Social Innovators Conference, a student led conference, brought together students, professionals and thought leaders to talk about driving large scale social change.
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Educators, politicians, and youth outreach groups met on Temple University's campus to discuss youth violence

Mayor Nutter also delivered an address on youth safety in Philadelphia and the Youth Violence Prevention Collaborative, and the City’s progress in advancing its comprehensive strategy for youth violence prevention.
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Mayor Nutter and Co. announced the name of Philly's new bike share, Indego

Independence Blue Cross will serve as title sponsor for Indego, contributing $1.7 million annually for the next five years. This is in addition to the city’s $3 million capital investment and $4.5 million in state, local and foundation funding.
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Net Neutrality Victory

This isn't local, but it's big news - On February 26th the FCC voted in favor of Net Neutrality. Hooray for a free internet!
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Spanish Immersion Preschool Mi Casita opened

Mi Casita, Philly's first Spanish immersion preschool, opened in Fairmount. Last week it held an opening celebration with over 155 people in attendance.

Image via Paige Wolf