Rebuild: we got your questions, now let's vote

After running on a slogan of "every neighborhood matters" as a mayoral candidate, Mayor Jim Kenney's administration developed Rebuild, an ambitious $500 million plan to remake public parks, rec centers, libraries and other facilities. The initiative not only aims to achieve physical revitalization of public facilities, but seeks to also tackle new approaches to community engagement and bring long-needed diversity to the workforce on Philly construction sites.

You’ve shared us your pressing questions about Rebuild’s structure and execution; more than 400 of you voted on which submitted question to pursue.  Check out the full article here.


About the author

Diana Lu

Diana has spent more than ten years in the non-profit and public sectors working on urban development issues including environmental justice, design-based manufacturing, and community and economic development.  Prior to joining PlanPhilly, Diana worked as the Director of Partnerships and Outreach for 10,000 Small Businesses, a public-private initiative focused strengthening local businesses through revenue generation and local job creation.  Follow Diana on instagram @dianaluwho.

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    Projects: Rebuilding Community Infrastructure
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