Public Participation Task Force


Commission Office
The ACP Building - 8th Floor
190 N. Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106
For directions Call (215) 592-1800
Please Use Sixth Street Entrance


6:00 PM Welcome

Daniel Swartley-McArdle, Public Participation Task Force Chair

6:05 PM Meeting Overview + DVRPC Long-Range Plan Video

Shoshana Akins, Public Participation Planner, DVRPC

6:15 PM Presentations

Susan Best, Future City

Timmy Lawrence + Aunnalea Grove, Get HYPE Philly

Megan Bucknum, Rowan University

7:00 PM Q&A

Led by Shoshana Akins, all attendees participate

7:10 PM Breakout Discussion Groups: LRP Strategies for Engaging Youth

Led by PPTF members, all attendees participate

• Group 1A + 1B: Engaging children in planning

• Group 2A + 2B: Engaging teens in planning

• Group 3A + 3B: Engaging young adults in planning

7:30 PM Report Back


7:40 PM Meeting Close

Eva Hayes, Public Participation Task Force Vice Chair


Next meeting will be held September 25th and will be a workshop about the DVRPC Work Program.

Submit future meeting topic ideas or speakers to Shoshana Akins at