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Making a Visible Difference in Communities: Pennsylvania

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Reading, PA

Reading is a community evolving from its industrial roots and faces the challenges of re-investment in housing stock and infrastructure, high unemployment rates, and poverty.

Priorities for potential assistance included:

  • redeveloping brownfields
  • incorporating green and natural infrastructure to address stormwater and build resilience
  • focusing on children’s health issues
  • developing collaborative partnerships and capacity for funding opportunities.  

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