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Neighborhood Advisory Subcommittee Nominations Being Accepted
PEC Community Development Corporation’s Neighborhood Advisory Committee is facilitating nominations to its Subcommittee, in a public process that is open until November 5, 2014.  The Neighborhood Advisory Subcommittee is designed to engage members of the community in meaningful training and activities that will positively impact their lives and their block, as well as the capacity of neighborhood groups they are working with.  Elected members will receive training in project fundraising and leadership.  They will collaborate with PEC, other neighborhood organizations, and the Promise Zone subcommittees to:  organize events that benefit the community, disseminate information on important resources and opportunities to neighbors, and develop and fundraise for neighborhood projects.
 
Public elections for the Neighborhood Advisory Subcommittee begin with a public nominations process.  Eligible residents will live between 31st and 48th Streets, Market Street and Girard/Mantua Avenue and be able to provide proof of residence. Nominations will be accepted at:
  • Drexel Dornsife Center, 3509 Spring Garden Street, from 4pm to 7pm on November 3.
     
  • New Africa Center, 4243 Lancaster Avenue from 4pm to 7pm on November 5.
     
  • Marshall Shepard PHA Office 634A N. Preston Street from 4pm to 7pm on November 5.
 
If a neighbor is unable to make those dates, he or she should contact Ariel Diliberto, PEC at 267-777-5820 or  .
 
This activity is made possible with funding from the Philadelphia Office of Housing and Community Development. 
 
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