Walnut Hill: YES Program] The YES Program stands for Youth + Entrepreneurship = Success. The Enterprise Center is the facility that houses the After-School Executive Incubator Program. YES Program partnerships with seven surrounding Philadelphia Academy public schools. The […]


Walnut Hill: What is Best for West High?] For students, teachers, parents and the community, it was apparent that change was a must for the neighborhood’s local high school, West Philadelphia. In 2007, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer’s “School Report Card,” West’s […]

Arts and Entertainment

Walnut Hill: Messages on the Wall] Throughout Philadelphia, murals brighten up neighborhoods and beautify industrial areas. However, for the residents of Walnut Hill the “writing on the wall” sometimes sends a controversial and confusing message to community members. On the […]

Social Issues

Walnut Hill: A Community Connection] To live on the 4600 block of Locust Street in Walnut Hill in West Philadelphia is to know tradition and to appreciate continuity. Walter and Marjorie Livingston have been living on this very street […]