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Just past West Philadelphia’s affluent University City district is the neighborhood of Mantua. While a strong sense of hometown pride is apparent in every corner, the community has been troubled by blight and poverty for decades.
“Once the program came … all the kids around the neighborhood used to always go,” he said.