Obama Promises West Philly First Dibs On Federal Investment

 

President Obama first hinted at the federal Promise Zone plan in the 2013 State of the Union Address | Photo: Charles Dharapak, for the Associated Press

President Obama first hinted at the federal Promise Zone plan in the 2013 State of the Union Address | Photo: Charles Dharapak, for the Associated Press

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Stephen Currall recently received his BA in history from Arcadia University. Before beginning doctoral studies, he is pursuing his interest in local history, specifically just how Philadelphians engage their vibrant past. Besides skimming through 18th century letters, Steve is also interested in music and travel.

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