Using Design to Strengthen Communities

AIA Philadelphia

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Thursday, November 10, 2016
3:10 p.m. - 4:10 p.m. EST

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Overview

People's Emergency Center (PEC) nurtured families and strengthens neighborhoods in West Philadelphia through its hollistic approach to community development. This program will showcase recent award-winning projects and partnerships through which PEC has implemented creative design solutions to help improve quality of life in West Philadelphia Promise Zone. 

Speakers

Kira Strong

Invited Speaker

Kira Strong has worked at PEC since 2004, and has overseen community and economic activities for five target neighborhoods including $1.5 million operating budget and over $40 million in real estate and economic developments. She was instrumental in completing PECCDC’s first mixed‐income home ownership and rental projects ... Read More