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Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 5:35pm

The 2016 Multifamily Initiative is a comprehensive six-month recycling initiative, focused on targeting multifamily properties (buildings with 2-6 units) and areas of the city with low recycling diversion rates. Representatives from the Streets Department and the Recyclebank will be joining SOSNA at our April General Meeting to discuss the initiative.

Friday, March 4, 2016 - 2:53pm

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission is now accepting applications for the spring semester of the Citizens Planning Institute. Citizens Planning Institute (CPI) is the education and outreach arm of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission. CPI’s main programming is a six-week course that empowers citizens to take a more effective and active role in shaping the future of their neighborhoods and of Philadelphia through a greater understanding of city planning and the steps involved in development projects.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 2:28pm

From now until February 9th, you can purchase a valentine for residents and guests of Bethesda Project! Choose from 3 different designs with a “fill-in the blank” message.  They will be displaying the valentine’s in their shelters and residences starting on the 10th, and on Valentine’s Day, residents and guests can pick one to keep. Click here to purchase one today!

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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.