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Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 11:35am

SOSNA is excited to annouce we'll be joined by Darrel Caine, for a spring internship!  Darrel is currently a senior at Temple University, majoring in Geography and Urban Studies, and minoring in Sociology. Darrel will be participating in a few of SOSNA's projects, such as the implementation of SOSNA's Walkability Plan, administering a litter survey, and more.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 4:38pm

This is your opportunity to help the City pick the best locations for a limited number of new transit shelters in the City of Philadelphia! Click here to vote and add new shelter locations to the South of South area.

Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 6:19pm

The SOSNA Board of Directors is now soliciting nominations to serve a two-year term on the SOSNA Zoning Committee.  Five (5) seats on the ten (10) member Committee are up for appointment.  Nominate yourself, nominate a friend, nominate a neighbor.  Anyone who lives, owns property, or runs a business in our neighborhood (between South Street, Broad Street, Washington Avenue, and the Schuylkill River) can be nominated.  The SOSNA Board will be making the appointments at the January 30 Board of Directors meeting, and newly appointed members would begin serving at the February Zoning Committee meeting.

Deadline to Apply:  Wednesday January 27 at 5 PM.  Submit to abbyrambo AT southofsouth DOT org

Please submit a short (~ one page) letter explaining why you want to be involved on the committee, relevant experience in zoning/development, ideas and thoughts about the Committee and how it functions, and anything else you want to convey to the Board that might bolster your case for being appointed.  Resumes/CVs are optional.  Contact SOSNA staff with any questions - 215-732-8446

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 5:42pm

A Stanton family was displaced this Christmas due to a fire that broke out in their home. Stanton Community Partners are trying to raise funds to support them during this difficult time. You can help them by visiting the Go Fund Me Donation Page.  All contributions are greatly appreciated and are needed as soon as possible.

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 5:29pm

As of 3/23/16 bins are in at the SOSNA office, stop by during our office hours to pick one up! Bins are distributed on a first come, first served basis. You can always pick up a bin from one of the City's Sanitation Convenience Centers or use any container under 32 gallons, just mark it as 'recycling'.