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Housed in a former Quaker Friends School and Meetinghouse that was rebuilt at the turn of the 20th century, the Community Education Center (CEC) is located in the University City, Powelton Village section of West Philadelphia. Incorporated as a non-profit organization in 1973, the CEC was founded by local community members to promote shared experiences and nurture fellowship among its varied neighborhoods across cultural and economic differences. Over time, the performing arts have become the common thread that has bound the diverse population, and continues to be the enduring factor that has woven creativity and goodwill throughout our neighborhoods and the city of Philadelphia.

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