Category Archives: Eco-Political

  1. Cooperative Economics Can Change things faster than policy.

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    June 13, 2013 by Zee

    with businesses the results can be more immediate and longer lasting than a political mandate.

    A small cluster of stable businesses can turn around a block or neighborhood if they provide fair, quality goods and services, open employment and customer relations strategies, and contribute to the needs or uniqueness of an area. ..
    they become part of the fabric of our lives and we reward them with dollars through patronage that funds our sewers and schools and whatnot.

  2. Organization Junction

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    June 12, 2013 by Zee

    At an educational center for leadership development, civic groups could meet, connect, network, plan and learn together.

  3. Red Zones to Greenspace; Urban Infrastructure Improvement

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    February 23, 2013 by Zee

    Much like in grade school Red Zone is the area on a map that is circled because its a problem, hindering further development.
    We strive to turn the worst areas into ones everyone can enjoy. Through vacant lot renewal we can transform blight into highlights.

  4. Fight Philly Blight; Rallying the Private Sector for Public Good

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    February 22, 2013 by Zee

    “dislocations in the market operation of our economy…throw people into idleness and bind them in constant or frequent unemployment against their will..We need to be concerned that the potential of the individual is not wasted. New forms of work that enhance the social good will have to be devised for those whom traditional jobs are not available…The dignity of the individual will flourish when the decision concerning his life are in his own hands, when he has the assurance that his income is stable and certain, and when he know he has the means to seek self improvement.

  5. Land bank needs a mission for more…

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    January 18, 2013 by Zee

    Whether baby mamas dreaming of bootstrapping the ideal daycare center, skater teens looking for a comic book shop, or college grads discouraged at the thought of having to go home to mom, we need to provide these people with opportunities to pursue life, liberty and happiness, here in Philadelphia.

  6. How can we stabilize a landbank quickly?

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    January 17, 2013 by Zee

    Even though they may take longer to redevelop, local businesses and non-profits provide anchor institutions that stimulate even further neighborhood investment and development.

  7. What will be the logistics and conditions for land being transferred into the land bank?

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    January 16, 2013 by Zee

    By combining an efficient land bank system that demonstrates active seizure of property in this manner, while pursuing renewed efforts at tax collection, while may stimulate interest in settling tax matters, all of which benefits the city.

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