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PACDC Magazine: Art, Equity + Place

PACDC’s 2018 Magazine explores how residents, community development practitioners, and artists are using creativity to help address complex neighborhood issues. It also provides insight for this work in the Guidebook for Arts and Community Development and highlights this year’s award winners and finalists.


Vision Zero Three-Year Action Plan

Across the world, Vision Zero is saving lives. First adopted as a national policy in Sweden in 1997, Vision Zero is a strategy to eliminate all traffic-related deaths and severe injuries, while increasing safety, health, and mobility for all.


Urban Affairs Coalition: 2017 Foreclosure Prevention Guide

This resource guide is intended to raise awareness about the home foreclosure process, related grant and loan programs, and housing counseling resources for the five-county Philadelphia metropolitan area. The Guide is designed to help professionals, who encounter homeowners facing foreclosure, as well as to demystify the foreclosure process for homeowners and help them take advantage of the opportunities to preserve ownership of their homes.


PACDC Commercial Corridor Policy Agenda

The Policy Agenda makes a series of recommendations on how we can strengthen our neighborhood shopping districts and was developed by PACDC’s Commercial Corridor Working Group, which is made up of twenty PACDC member organizations that work on-the-ground to strengthen our neighborhood corridors and small businesses.


25th Anniversary Edition: Community Capital: Neighborhoods as Economic Engines

PACDC’s 2017 Magazine explores the role neighborhoods play as engines for economic vitality and highlights awardees and projects honored for community development excellence and impact. Special thanks to all of our guest authors.



PACDC Magazine: Make No Little Plans: Ending Philly’s Housing Crisis

PACDC’s 2016 Magazine’s expounds upon the need for a plan that addresses the full range of housing needs in Philadelphia, as well as highlighting PACDC and member accomplishments from the previous year, including Blue Ribbon award winners, Rising Stars, Community Development Champions, Lifetime Achievement award winners, and Community Leaders.