Gregory Heller is Interim CEO of American Communities Trust (ACT), a Baltimore-based nonprofit organization working to improve social and economic conditions in low-income neighborhoods. ACT fulfills its mission, in part, by partnering with organizations to help them develop social impact real…READ MORE
Councilman Bobby Henon represents the 6th Councilmanic District in Northeast Philadelphia, which includes the proud neighborhoods of Tacony, Mayfair, Holmesburg, Lexington Park, Holme Circle, Ashton, Bridesburg, Wissinoming, Port Richmond, East Torresdale, Castor Gardens, Oxford Circle, Rhawnhurst, Bells Corner, and Frankford.
Bobby is…READ MORE
Benjamin Herold, reporter
Ben is an education reporter based at WHYY/NewsWorks who also contributes regularly to the Notebook. His reporting appears here as part of a content-sharing partnership. After 10 years as a volunteer and freelancer, Ben joined the staff…
B.A., Middlebury College
M.S.W., University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D., Social Welfare, University of Pennsylvania
Certificate in Urban Studies, University of Pennsylvania
Faculty co-director, Cartographic Modeling Lab
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
Senior Fellow, Center for Public Health Initiatives
Dr. William R. Hite Jr., was named Superintendent of The School District of Philadelphia on June 29, 2012.
Dr. Hite’s professional experience includes serving at every level – teacher, principal, central office administrator and Superintendent. Prior to joining the District, Dr.…READ MORE