Watch Virtual Gala & Awards Ceremony

On June 25th, the Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations hosted our 2020 Virtual Gala & Awards Ceremony celebrating excellence in community development. Thank you to our 2020 Signature Events Series Sponsors for their generous support of PACDC.

Thank You to PWPvideo for producing our Virtual Gala & Awards Ceremony.

Congratulations to our Award Winners and Finalists:

  • Blue Ribbon Award
    • Crane Community Center, Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation (Award Winner)
    • Esperanza Arts Center, Esperanza (Award Winner)
    • CoLab, Impact Services Corporation and New Kensington CDC (Finalist)
    • Kensington Health Connectors, New Kensington CDC (Finalist)
  • Community Development Champion Award
    • Councilmember Cherelle Parker and former Philadelphia Director of Commerce Harold Epps
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
    • Brian Hudson, Sr., Former Executive Director, Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency
  • Community Leader Award
    • Marion Johnson, Logan
    • Betty Turner, Germantown
  • Equitable Entrepreneur Award
    • Ariell Johnson, Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse
    • ZarZo Lian, Hope Myanmar
  • Rising Star Award
    • Jessica Collazo, LISC Philadelphia
    • Rodney Mobley, New Kensington CDC
    • Stasia Monteiro, HACE