Growth and Structure of Cities

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Philadelphia Parks Alliance

Posted May 3, 2019

Founded in 1984, the Parks Alliance is the voice of Philadelphia’s parks and recreation users—advocating for and supporting one of the largest urban recreation systems in the country. We work towards Philadelphia becoming a healthy, vibrant, and sustainable city for all. Website: https://www.philaparks.org/interested-in-working-with-us Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PhiladelphiaParksAlliance/ Location: 5070 Parkside Ave #3500a, Philadelphia, PA 19131

Philadelphia City Planning Commission

Posted May 3, 2019

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission guides the development efforts of the fifth largest city in the U.S. The staff of the Commission handles daily zoning, environmental and design reviews, conducts research, and provides planning education to the public. In addition, the staff is working on its new comprehensive plan Philadelphia2035. Website: https://www.phila.gov/CityPlanning/aboutus/Pages/InternshipProgram.aspx Location: 1515 Arch Street, Philadelphia, […]

Women’s Community Revitalization Program (WRCP)

Posted May 3, 2019

The Women’s Community Revitalization Project (WCRP) is committed to social and economic equity for low-income women and their families.  WCRP develops affordable housing; provides supportive services; advocates for policy change; and honors and promotes leadership, dignity, and justice in various communities. Website: https://www.wcrpphila.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WomensCommunityRevitalizationProject/ Location: 100 W. Oxford Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122  

The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

Posted May 3, 2019

Through advocacy and education, the Bicycle Coalition leads the movement to make bicycling a safe and fun way to get around for anyone in Greater Philadelphia.  Building on their success in getting over 200 miles of bike lanes, inspiring the Circuit trail network and bringing bike share to Philadelphia, they advocate for a connected network […]

Philadelphia Chinatown Development Organization

Posted May 3, 2019

PCDC is a grassroots, non-profit, community-based organization.  Its mission is to preserve, protect, and promote Chinatown as a viable ethnic, residential and business community. Website: https://www.wcrpphila.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/phillychinatown/ Location: 301-305 North 9th Street, Philadelphia, PA  19107

LISC Philly

Posted May 3, 2019

LISC is an impact investor and community development financial institution. With residents and local partners, LISC helps to create great places to live, work, visit, do business, and raise families. LISC’s Sustainable Communities Initiative (SCI) is a comprehensive, place-based approach to resident-led neighborhood revitalization.  Working closely with organizations led by residents, local leader and stakeholders, LISC […]

Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

Posted May 3, 2019

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission is the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization for a diverse nine-county region in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.  Serving the Greater Philadelphia region for more than 50 years, DVRPC convenes the widest array of partners across a nine-county, two state region to increase mobility choices, protect and preserve natural resources, and […]

Bartram’s Gardens

Posted May 3, 2019

Bartram’s Garden is a 45-acre National Historic Landmark, operated by the John Bartram Association in cooperation with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation. Website: https://bartramsgarden.org/ Contact: Info@bartramsgardens.org. Location: 5400 Lindberg Blvd., Philadelphia PA 19143

Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha (APM)

Posted May 3, 2019

Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha (APM) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of our community through direct service and outreach in the Philadelphia region. APM offers a full spectrum of bilingual and culturally sensitive social services related to education, health, human services, and community & economic development. Website: http://apmphila.org/ Location: 1900 N. Ninth […]