Welcome to West Philly Neighbors for Healthy Community Development (NHCD)

  • Bill 190638 Update (10/15/19)

    October 16, 2019 by

    Update: Jannie Blackwell’s office has notified NHCD that they will not hold the hearing on bill 190638 tomorrow, October 16th, at the originally scheduled time. Instead, it will be discussed at the next meeting scheduled for November 19th; we were invited to come support the bill on 11/19. More details to follow.

  • Media Advisory: 303 S 51st St

    October 14, 2019 by

    “By-Right” Is Wrong for the Garden Court & Malcolm X Park Community; West Philly Neighbors Organize Against Unsafe & Unwelcomed DevelopmentNeighbors for Healthy Community Development (NHCD) say developers Callahan Ward are taking advantage of antiquated zoning rules and resisting the concerns and needs of the community. Since May, 2019, community members from the Garden Court… Read more

  • Join the petition on Change.org

    July 25, 2020 by

    Please join the petition on Change.org to have the Philadelphia Fire Dept and L&I stop the proposed development at 303 S. 51st Street. Developers Callahan Ward have dismissed the safety concerns of the community. They’ve denied us access to their environmental testing results and they’ve refused to make any concessions to mitigate the negative consequences… Read more

  • Community Speak-Out and Rally

    July 25, 2020 by

    Please join us Monday, July 27th, 2020 at 7pm at Malcolm X Park (5100 Pine Street) to speak out against the proposed Callahan Ward apartments at 303 S. 51st Street. Please bring your masks and maintain social distance. We will provide water and hand sanitizer!

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