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Mantua celebrates HUD Choice Transformation Plan completion

June 12, 2013

Last night, over 100 residents of the Mantua neighborhood in West Philadelphia gathered to celebrate the completion of the We Are Mantua! Choice Neighborhoods Transformation Plan.

Key institutional partners were recognized, including LISC, Mount Vernon Manor, Drexel University, Kitchen & Associates, Diamond & Associates, Philadelphia Housing Authority, Philadelphia Foundation, Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority, Philadelphia City Planning Commission, McMichael Community Home School Association, DB4 Youth Group, and Mantua In Action.

Over 200 residents who contributed to the plan were also recognized with certificates.

Participants were asked to sign a We Are Mantua banner in symbolic commitment to continue working together to implement the transformation plan for Mantua.

Finally, everyone enjoyed food and fellowship, including delicious food and a “We Are Mantua!” cake from Sadiq Kitchen.

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