The City of Philadelphia Law Department is responsible for providing legal advice to all officers, departments, boards, and commissions within the City concerning any matter arising in connection with the exercise of their official powers. Included within this responsibility is the…READ MORE
The Delaware Valley Citizens’ Council for Clean Air (now known as Clean Air Council) was formed in 1967 through the efforts of 11 local, county-based Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware Tuberculosis and Health Associations (later to be known as Lung Associations). Each of…READ MORE
The Philadelphia Department of Commerce sets and leads policies to help both small businesses and major corporations in Philadelphia thrive. The Department coordinates activities along neighborhood commercial corridors, with small businesses and entrepreneurs, major real estate development projects, large-scale business attraction…READ MORE
The century-old Committee of Seventy champions better government to help Philadelphia grow and prosper. Leading by example, the non-partisan organization aims to change the guarded nature of policy and politics debates in Philadelphia.
The Committee of Seventy has been called a…
The Community Design Collaborative is a community design center that provides pro bono preliminary design services to nonprofit organizations in greater Philadelphia, offers unique volunteer opportunities for design professionals, and raises awareness about the importance of design in community revitalization.
Community Ventures is a non-profit developer of affordable housing in Philadelphia. Community Ventures was incorporated in 1987, and since its founding Community Ventures has successfully constructed or rehabilitated 352 homes for affordable rental or ownership. Community Ventures works in partnership with neighborhood-based organizations on efforts…READ MORE
The Crosstown Coalition for Taxpayers began as the 1st District Civic Association in early 2012, a loose collection of civic leaders gathering to share information and develop an advocacy position around the Philadelphia Actual Value Intiative (AVI). The catalyst behind the…READ MORE