To insure that we meet these challenges Philadelphia LISC began implementation of an exciting initiative in West Philadelphia designed to foster community empowerment in all of the areas that make a neighborhood great. It's an initiative and a community we call SCI-West. The Sustainable Communities Initiative – West or SCI-West emphasizes improving the whole community by focusing on five key priority areas:
The success of this initiative depends in large part on four strong partners. The People's Emergency Center, University City District, Partnership CDC, and The Enterprise Center CDC came together with a dedicated coalition of local stakeholders to coordinate various development and revitalization efforts in the community.