Philly Block Project

Them That Do: Profiles and Portraits of Local Block Captains

September 6, 2016

EXCERPT: “Ask Alberto Serrano about being a block captain and he immediately begins to praise his newest neighbor, Sarita Broadnax. Sarita moved to the block four months ago after a fire destroyed her family’s former home on N. 6th Street.

The arrival of Sarita, who has lived in South Kensington her entire adult life, raised seven kids here, and volunteered as a block captain for each of the Philadelphia Housing Authority homes in which she has lived, has unlocked something. A seed perhaps.”

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