First Six Neighborhood Conversations Complete!

Throughout March and April, nearly 100 neighborhood residents joined SEAMAAC, the Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia, the Friends of Mifflin Square Park, the Garces Foundation, the Karen Community of Philadelphia, and many community members of the Neighborhoods Plan Steering Committee to discuss what was most important to them about the neighborhood and how we can work as a coalition of community groups to improve our neighborhood! These virtual conversations will shape the Draft Neighborhoods Plan set to be completed over the summer.

Between these meetings and the initial neighborhood survey, nearly 500 neighbors from across the community have come together to shape a vision for the neighborhood! Notes from these meetings will be shared on this website soon. Stay tuned to this website for future conversations to shape this Neighborhoods Plan!


Karen neighbors participated in a Karen language neighborhood conversation hosted by the Karen Community of Philadelphia on March 18th.

Neighbors joined a meeting in Spanish, Khmer, English, and Nepali hosted by the Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia both virtually and in person to discuss the neighborhoods plan on April 16th.


Neighbors joined a meeting hosted by SEAMAAC on April 6th to discuss the neighborhoods plan.
Neighbors joined a Spanish language meeting hosted by the Garces Foundation to discuss what should go in the neighborhoods plan on March 31st.

Join a Neighborhood Conversation!

Several neighborhood groups have already hosted neighborhood conversations! Dozens of residents have joined the Karen Community of Philadelphia, the Friends of Mifflin Square Park, the Garces Foundation, and SEAMAAC in discussions. There are still two more conversations scheduled: One on April 16th hosted by the Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia and one on April 20th hosted by SEAMAAC. You can sign up at the emails below and if you or your neighbors are interested in hosting an additional conversation, please reach out to msp@seamaac.org or call 267-536-9846.

Learn more about how to get involved here and if you have attended a neighborhood conversation or would like to comment on what actions and advocacy issues the plan should focus on, be sure to fill out the Neighborhood Conversations Comments form!