Participate in Great Expectations forums

Jan. 15, 2007

Come discuss your hopes and concerns for your city. Help us set the issues for the mayoral and City Council elections. Your comments will help shape an agenda to make Philadelphia the Next Great City.  The plan will be presented to the new mayor and Council as they take office in January 2008.

Read a schedule of forums and sign up with the registration form by linking to

Citizen Voices on Philadelphia’s Future

Sponsored by The Inquirer and the University of Pennsylvania, with a grant from The Lenfest Foundation


Weeknight and Sunday night forums have registration at 6:30 p.m., and run from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday morning forums have registration at 9:30 a.m., and run from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Registration is recommended.

To register, mail in the form below or call 215-854-5956. You may also register online at

Northeast Philadelphia
Tuesday, Jan. 16
Klein Jewish Community Center
10100 Jamison Ave.

Queen Village/Pennsport /Bella Vista
Wednesday, Jan. 17
Fleisher Art Memorial
719 Catharine St.
South Philadelphia

Thursday, Jan. 18
Saints Neumann &
Goretti High School
1736 South 10 St.

North Philadelphia
Saturday, Jan. 20
Episcopal Church of Advocate
18th and Diamond Streets

Center City/Chinatown
Saturday, Jan. 20
Independence Free
Library Branch
18 South 7th St.
1-4:30 p.m.
Chinese translation available

Greater Olney
Saturday, Jan. 20
Olney Free Library Branch
5501 N. 5 St.

Chestnut Hill/Mount Airy
Monday, Jan. 22
St. Martin’s Episcopal Church
8000 St. Martin’s Lane

Tuesday, Jan. 23
Germantown Friends
31 W. Coulter St.

Bucks County
Wednesday, Jan. 24
Neshaminy High School
1001 Old Lincoln Highway

Montgomery County
Thursday, Jan. 25
PNI Schuylkill Printing Plant
800 River Road
West Conshohocken

West Philadelphia
Thursday, Jan. 25
Intercultural Family Services
4225 Chestnut St.

Port Richmond/Kensington
Saturday, Jan. 27
St. Adalbart’s Church
2645 East Allegheny Ave.

Saturday, Jan. 27
LaSalle University
1900 West Olney Ave.

Sunday, Jan. 28
Northern Light
Community Center
175 Green Lane

Tuesday, Jan. 30
Frankford Hospital
4900 Frankford Ave.

Northern Liberties
Wednesday, Jan. 31
St. Michael’s Russian
Orthodox Catholic Church
335 Fairmount Ave.

Norris Square
Saturday, Feb. 3
Norris Square
Presbyterian Church
2136 N. Hancock St.

Saturday, Feb. 3
Free Library Branch
3720 N. Broad St.

Monday, Feb. 5
Mayfair Community
Development Center
2990 St. Vincent St.

Delaware County/Chester County
Tuesday, Feb. 6
Newtown Public Library
201 Bishop Hollow Road

West Oak Lane
Wednesday, Feb. 7
St. Athanasius Roman
Catholic Church
2050 E. Walnut Lane

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