Wednesday, September 9, 2015 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Center for Architecture, 1216 Arch Street
Join us to launch a national design competition to design innovative outdoor play spaces for a Philly public school, library, and recreation center!
We’ll reveal the three competition sites and tell you more about competition prizes, how you can build a team, and how to get started. Get inspired by our current exhibition of over 40 projects presenting international best practices in play space design. Form your team with architects, landscape architects, educators, artists, and other play space advocates who want to be part of the competition too.
Space is limited. Be sure to reserve your spot now. RSVP.
Reception with drinks and hors d’oeuvres. $20/$10 Community Champions. Read more
Interested in joining a study group to prepare for the AICP test in November?
The Southeast Section is committed to supporting those seeking AICP through a supported study group!
APAPA-Southeast Section Council meeting
the second Thursday of every other month
The Reinvestment Fund (TRF)
1700 Market Street, 19th Floor
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By now, Southeast Section members should have received an email link to vote for the next two years’ Council. Below, please find bios of the candidates for office.
Now go vote!
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How Immigrant Businesses Can Bring New Vitality to Downtown Retail Districts (2.5 CM credits)
DVRPC’s Strategies for Older Suburbs Roundtable Series highlights challenges older suburbs and downtowns are facing. The Roundtable Series provides a means for networking and exchanging ideas with organizations facing similar concerns. This roundtable discussion will feature presentations on immigrant businesses followed by peer discussion.
Local economic development is of critical concern for municipalities and much effort is put into economic development strategies and initiatives. Actively working to attract immigrant newcomers is an emerging strategy many forward-thinking municipalities are employing. Immigrants represent 28 percent of Main Street business owners and can be found in a variety of businesses, including neighborhood goods and services, restaurants, and accommodations. Local officials understand immigrant-owned businesses contribute to local economic development, and competition is increasing. Learn how this important population segment can help the vitality of your downtown and what campaigns are currently underway in the Greater Philadelphia region.
SUSTAINABLE JERSEY’S GOVERNMENT CONNEXT FORUM
Friday, October 2, 2015
8:30 am–4:00 pm
(Program begins promptly at 9:30am)
The Conference Center at Mercer
1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, NJ
With tightening budgets and growing responsibilities, towns across the country are struggling to keep pace with the constant flow of new government technologies. At the same time, citizens expect immediate access to information and streamlined communication alternatives. Join us to find out how municipalities can meet these expectations and improve operating efficiencies and communications.
Government & Nonprofit Representatives and Green Team Members: $35.00
Other Attendees: $100.00