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Livable Communities and Philadelphia

On Monday, May 17th, Livable Communities Task Force Members Earl Blumenauer and Allyson Y. Schwartz will join Penn Design School’s Penn Praxis and the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia for…

Through June 25: Philadelphia City Tax Amnesty

May 3, 2010 Philadelphia City Tax Amnesty Has Begun From now until June 25, the City of Philadelphia is declaring a Tax Amnesty: anyone who owes back taxes of almost any…

Philly Clout: Controller Says Census Participation Lagging in Philly

Here's the release: City’s Census Participation Trails Large Cities, Majority of State Controller’s economic report includes census participation rates & a review of March’s low sales tax collections PHILADELPHIA – City…

Check out your neighborhood's 2010 Census participation rate

From the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia newsletter: Take 10 Challenge Map - View census form response rates from the national to the neighborhood level with this interactive map. 

Next Great City: Testify at City Council to Support Parks and Rec

From the Next Great City newsletter: On April 12, over 160 individuals representing over 70 organizations came to City Council Chambers to hear Commissioner Michael DiBerardinis, Commissioner Susan Slawson and Executive…

Weekly Press: Philly’s "Free" papers grill Nutter on Budget

Weekly Press: Philly’s "Free" papers grill Nutter on Budget In the spate of negative press, Mayor Michael Nutter, invited reporters from the city’s weekly newspapers like the City Paper, The…

City of Philadelphia Proclaims April IdleFreePhilly Month

Weekly Press: City of Philadelphia Proclaims April IdleFreePhilly Month In an effort to reduce the harmful emissions from idling trucks and buses the City of Philadelphia proclaims April, 2010 to be…

Philly Weekly: 311 gets an iPod app

Philly's 311 Hotline: Yup, There's an App For That In the race to see who’s going to take over the world – between Apple or Google, obviously – Steve Jobs may…

Inquirer: Redevelopment Authority tackles blight a house at a time

Inquirer: Redevelopment Authority tackles blight a house at a time Quietly but deliberately, the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority has been acquiring vacant or foreclosed houses, rehabbing them, then selling them to…

Philly311 Launches Neighborhood Liaison Program

The role of a Neighborhood Liaison is one who records items discussed during community meetings such as streetlight repair, missed rubbish, vacant lots, abandoned vehicles, etc. and contects Philly 311 for…

Next Great City: Mayor's Proposed Budget impacts on sustainability

A message from Next Great City: Mayor Nutter presented his Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Address to members of City Council last week.  We’ve looked over the proposed budget to see…

EPA Environmental Justice Video Contest

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is sponsoring an environmental justice video contest to create videos that capture the faces of the environmental justice movement. The Faces of the Grassroots contest is…

UPDATED: Publications and Newsletters, March 2010

GRID Philly, April 2010 GRID magazine is a new Philadelphia-based magazine for sustainability. Covering topics such as energy, food, shelter, transportation, ecology and culture. DVRPC Focus Newsletter, March 2010 Delaware Valley…

Philly Clout: Pew Report Says City 3-1-1 Still Needs Work

Philly Clout: Pew Report Says City 3-1-1 Still Needs Work During the first year of operations at the city’s 3-1-1 non-emergency call center, nearly one in four requests for service was…

Big Money for "Livable Communities" in FY2011 Federal Budget

In this issue of APA Advocate, the American Planning Association's Update on Legislative and Policy Issues: HUD Issues Advance Notice on Planning Grants, Seeks Comment Congress approved $150 million FY…

SCRUB letter regarding billboard legislation

A message from SCRUB: Councilman Frank DiCicco Introduces Legislation that Strips Neighborhoods of their Right to Enforce Billboard Laws Billboard prohibition and removal has enhanced revitalization efforts in every corner of…

Make sure you're counted in the U.S. Census

A message from PA Congresswoman Babette Josephs: In March, you will receive a short questionnaire from the U.S. Census Bureau as part of the 2010 Census. I urge you to complete…

Bulldozed in New London: The Latest on Kelo and Eminent Domain

UC Review: Bulldozed in New London: The Latest on Kelo and Eminent Domain By Dr. John A. Sparks Pfizer, the huge drug company, has announced that it will be leaving…

UC Review: Political & Civic leaders share their Resolutions

University City Review: Political & Civic leaders share their Resolutions When we ring in the New Year each January 1st—whether we’re resting from festivities celebrated the night before, strutting along…

Inquirer extensive profile of "Camden rebirth" efforts

Check out the extensive reporting by the Philadelphia Inquirer, conducted over 13 months and featuring more than 130 interviews. Camden: The promise and the price Camden Rebirth: A promise still…

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