Women’s Community Revitalization Project has established itself as a leader in advocating for equitable, healthy community development as well as support for local women and their families. In addition to developing affordable housing, the organization leads community organizing campaigns aimed at shaping public policy outcomes, manages its properties and provides supportive services to tenants and communities throughout Philadelphia.
Photos Taken From:
Philadelphia Inquirer Article: Celebrating 30 Years of Women Building Houses in North Philly
Philadelphia Tribune Article: Women’s Community Revitalization Project Breaks Ground on Rental Units in Point Breeze
In August 2013, South African street artist and muralist Ricky Lee Gordon aka Freddy Sam made a brief stop in Philadelphia to work with Mural Arts Philadelphia. An internationally acclaimed artist, Ricky came to the USA this summer to paint murals in Rochester, Philadelphia and Atlanta. During his stay in Philly, he worked with a group of art education students to create a new work of public art in the Kensington.