Get involved in Kensington, Fishtown, and Port Richmond!

Neighborhood Associations

Get involved with your local civic association to hear neighborhood news, plan community events, and weigh in on new development plans.

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Community Events

Find out what’s going on in your neighborhood, and get free publicity for your upcoming event.

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When neighbors look out for each other, everyone is safer. Use the City’s 911, 311 and tip lines, and join a local safety group to stay informed.

Education & Schools

Whether walking your children to a neighborhood school or day care, or watching your high school student take the El downtown, the River Wards have great options for quality education.


Stay healthy with these sources of fresh food, affordable health care, lead and air quality testing, and help for opioid use and addiction.

Shop Local

Support local businesses and find local resources with NKCDC’s annual Business Directory and Neighborhood Resource Guide.

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Featured Community Member

In Memory of Ms. Myra

Elmira Smith, known to everyone as Ms. Myra, lived a lifetime of service as a government employee, business owner, block captain, civic association representative, neighbor, and friend.

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Cleaning & Greening

Clean and green neighborhoods improve our physical and mental health. They also just look nice. Join a community cleanup, report illegal dumping and enjoy some of the area’s great green spaces!

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Community Connectors

NKCDC’s Community Connector program builds on the skills and interests of residents by connecting people to tools, guidance, and a network to improve themselves and their community.

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Can’t find what you’re looking for?

Contact Jessica Hoffman at 215-427-0350 x103 or