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Help Build an Equitable Philadelphia

2020 Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities PACDC works to create an equitable city where every Philadelphian lives, works, and thrives... Read More

PACDC Testifies Before City Council on New Funds for Corridors, Housing, Land Bank

PACDC testified in support of four transfer ordinances on November 12, 2019 that would significantly boost funding for commercial... Read More

PACDC Releases Annual Report

Thankful, humbled and yes, proud too. That is how we at PACDC feel collectively as we reflect back on... Read More

PACDC Testifies on Vacant Property Legislation

PACDC testified before City Council’s Committee on Public Property on Bill No. 190606 on October 1st 2019, which would... Read More

Tell Me a Story

PACDC Magazine celebrates 10 years of publication with a special anniversary edition featuring short-form fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and visual... Read More

$10 million in new funds proposed for commercial corridors by Councilmember Parker

On September 12th, Councilmember Cherelle Parker, along with co-sponsors Council President Darrell Clarke and Councilmembers Johnson, Domb, and Green,... Read More

This Fall, Dream A Little Before You Think

“As you enter positions of trust and power, dream a little before you think” – Toni Morrison In the... Read More

Victory! FY20 City Budget Boosts Housing Trust Fund to Another $20m!

More great news!  The Fiscal Year 2020 budget approved by CIty Council in June included a boost in Housing... Read More

PACDC testifies at Land Bank Public Hearing

PACDC’s Policy Director Beth McConnell testified before the Philadelphia Land Bank¬† Board of Directors on its Draft 2019 Strategic... Read More