OuR PROGRAMS

Historic Preservation

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SGCDC helped to create the Spring Garden Historic District and promotes and oversees historic preservation and restoration. (click photo for more details)

Schools and Students

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For nearly 20 years, SGCDC has provided staff and other support for the local grade school, and programs for neighborhood students. (click photo for more details)

Affordable Housing

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SGCDC has developed and promoted affordable housing opportunities for community residents for over 20 years. 

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Parks, Community Gardens, Green Space, Social Venues

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SGCDC co-sponsors community gardens, provides a state-of-the-art Dog Park, and other greening projects, and maintains the Roberto Clemente Playground. (click photo for more details) 

Street Sweeping, Anti-Litter Programs, Cleanups, Trees

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SGCDC provides community and Commercial Corridor street sweeping/weeding, co-sponsors community cleanups, street trees, Anti-Litter Programs. (click photo for more details)

Business Assistance, Commercial Corridors, Cultural Institutions

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SGCDC provides assistance to local businesses and nearby cultural institutions, and Commercial Corridor revitalization, enhancement, and services. (click photo for more details)

Social Services and Community Outreach Office

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SGCDC provides a broad array of social services and community assistance at Its storefront office.  (click photo for more details)

Community Festivals, Social Events, and Celebrations

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SGCDC sponsors an Annual Celebration of the history & culture of Philadelphia's "Original Latino Barrio", and other public events. (click photo for more details)

Pioneering Community Revitalization & Redevelopment

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SGCDC spearheaded the redevelopment of the eastern part of the Spring Garden neighborhood, without displacing any residents. (click photo for more details)

Public Safety, Coordination With, and Support of Police

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SGCDC provides security cameras, better lighting, interfaces with Police, providesPolice resources. (click photo for more details)

Partnering/Resources, For Roberto Clemente Playground

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SGCDC partnered with the City to Revitalize Roberto Clemente Playground, provides maintenance, day camp and after-school staff, and other resources. (click photo for more details)

Youth Programs: Jobs, School Applications, Recreation, Camp

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SGCDC sponsors summer day camps, overnight camps, a Youth/Young Adult Job Corps, provides assistance with school and other applications. (click photo for more details)