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Building One Pennsylvania Meeting – October 27

October 21, 2011 by  
Filed under Opportunities to Serve

Suburbs Project, a non-partisan group seeking regional solutions to the housing,education, transportation, and infrastructure challenges that face our region. According to the Pennsylvania Economy League, 39 Pennsylvania cities, 228 boroughs, and 8 first class townships are in the worst stage of municipal decline. Those of us who have volunteered in Chester know of these conditions first hand. Hundreds of other Pennsylvania communities are not far behind.
First Suburbs is participating in a statewide forum at 11:30-1:00 pm on Thursday, October 27 in Lancaster, PA, convened by Building One Pennsylvania.unveil an action agenda to the public, to state and federal lawmakers, and to the White House.U.S. HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan is a confirmed guest, as are State Senators Ted Erickson (R-Delaware) and Lloyd Smucker (R-Lancaster). Several hundred local leaders from a wide varietyof groups, including faith-based organizations, from across the state are attending this freeevent.
Advance registration and information at www.buildingonePA.org (event is free).

Please see Lin Axamethy Floyd, Board Member, First Suburbs Project, in Fellowship Hour on Sunday, October 23, with any questions or to carpool. Contact her at lin.ax.floyd@gmail.com.


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