Community College of Philadelphia Is Closed Wednesday, February 20, 2019 Due to Inclement Weather

For the safety of students and staff, the Main Campus and the Northeast, Northwest and West Regional Centers will close on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. The College will reopen on Thursday, February 21 at 7 a.m. 

To get the latest weather updates, check your College email or refer to the College websites ccp.edu and myccp.online. You can also check CBS 3, NBC 10, 6ABC and Fox 29 for school closings, or follow the College’s Facebook and Twitter accounts.

February
25
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Monday

African American History Month/Law & Society Week Luncheon

Members of the College community are invited to a joint luncheon to celebrate the closing of African American History Month and the kick-off to Law and Society Week.  

Featured Keynote Speaker: W. Wilson Goode, Sr., First African American Mayor of Philadelphia.

Keynote Speaker Bio: Reverend Dr. W. Wilson Goode, Sr. is director and organizer of the nationally acclaimed Amachi Program, a national faith-based mentoring model for children of incarcerated parents. He is an ordained Baptist Minister with over 50 years of service at the First Baptist Church of Paschall located in southwest Philadelphia. Dr. Goode has served as an officer in the U.S. Army. He also led ground-breaking work in faith-based housing for low and moderate income persons. He was the first African American member and later chairman of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission. He again broke racial barriers with his appointment as Managing Director for the City of Philadelphia. He would follow that as the City’s first African American Mayor for two terms (1984-1992). He subsequently spent 7 years as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Education under the Clinton Administration. He left that position in 2000 to help organize the Amachi Program, which is now his ministry and life’s work. He has earned degrees from Morgan State University (BA), the University of Pennsylvania (MA), Eastern Baptist [now Palmer] Theological Seminary (D. Min.), and fourteen honorary doctorates. Dr. Goode is Chairman of the following boards: the Free Library of Philadelphia; the Philadelphia Leadership Foundation; and the Leadership Foundation of America. He is the author of two books, ‘In Goode Faith’ and ‘Building From The Ground Up.’  

Sponsored by: Office of Student Engagement, Fox Rothschild Center for Law and Society.