What's Next? A Forum on University City High's Future

Philadelphia, PA

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AxisPhilly and NBC 10 present: "What’s Next? A Forum on University City High's Future." We’re bringing together neighbors, leaders and experts to discuss the closing of University City High School and strategies for the future use of the building. The school is slated to be closed at the end of the 2013 school year, along with 22 additional school buildings across Philadelphia. Forum participants will engage a panel of community leaders and experts in a discussion that will be moderated by Solomon Jones of AxisPhilly and filmed by NBC 10. 

WHEN: May 15th -- 4 pm

WHERE: Metropolitan Baptist Church, 3500 Baring St., Philadelphia

Panelists include:

Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell

Algernong Allen, Baltimore Avenue Business Association

DeWayne Drummond, Mantua Civic Association

George Poulin, Powelton Village Civic Association

Emily Dowdall, Pew Charitable Trusts

Allan Domb, President Greater Philadelphia Association of Realtors

More neighborhood leaders and experts will be announced shortly. The forum is affiliated with SchoolhouseWatch, an online community delivering comprehensive information and providing a place for neighbors to have a voice in determining the future of each closing school building. Partner organizations include PlanPhilly and the Public School Notebook.


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