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Citizen Planners in Action

Change is inevitable. Citizen Planners have the know-how to address change head on and create a vision for their community’s future. Get inspired by stories about CPI participants making positive changes in their neighborhoods.

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Planners in Action francisville

Drew Kondylas

"I made a friends group for my neighborhood park."  Drew applied to the CPI because he wanted to become even more effective in making his neighborhood a better place to live. Through the CPI Drew...

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Planners in Action mill creek

Cassandra Green

"My organization 'adopted' our neighborhood school." Cassandra Green has served as the Executive Director of the Mill Creek Community Partnership, a community outreach initiative, spearheaded by The...

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Planners in Action east parkside

Joyce Smith

"I organized a community vacant property inventory & submitted the results to L&I." When Joyce Smith applied for the first Citizens Planning Institute, she sought to “unlock the mystique behind...

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Planners in Action nicetown

Majeedah Rashid

"I led fundraising workshops for Block Captains." Majeedah has put her CPI knowledge to good use in her role as Chief Operating Office of Nicetown Community Development Corporation (NTCDC). She...

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Planners in Action juniata park

Sister Elaine George

"I worked with local facilities to clean-up litter in my neighborhood."  Sister Elaine is using her CPI knowledge to spearhead a neighborhood plan with the Juniata Action Committee (JAC). She has...

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