Philly311 TV: Community Life Improvement Program

The City of Philadelphia is proud to present Season 2 of Philly311 TV. The show’s goal is to engage, educate, and empower citizens with information about city services. Through interviews with employees from across the municipality, citizens can learn about new initiatives, available resources, and get to know the personal side of city government. In this episode of Philly311 TV, host Rosetta Carrington Lue, speaks with Deputy Managing Director Tom Conway about the City’s Community Life Improvement Program (CLIP). CLIP encompasses several programs, focusing on neighborhood beautification efforts throughout Philadelphia. These programs include: CLIP’s Graffiti Abatement Team (GAT), Vacant Lot Program, and Surveillance Camera Program. In this interview, Rosetta and Tom discuss the various programs and how citizens can assist in making their city a better and more beautiful place.

Tune-in to Philly311 TV on the Philly311 Youtube channel as well as Philadelphia’s Channel 64 at 7:00pm on Monday/Wednesday/Sunday and 7:00am on Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday. You can also catch up with Philly311 TV on Sunday’s at 7:00am on PhillyCAM (Comcast Cable channel 66/966 or Verizon FIOS 29/30).

Below are some of the topics covered in this episode:

What is the City of Philadelphia’s Vacant Lot Program?

In the City of Philadelphia there are over 40,000 vacant lots. Interested in finding out how you can assist in keeping them clean and safe? Watch this clip from Philly311 TV and hear Deputy Managing Director, Tom Conway, explain how the City’s Vacant Lot Program can help.

How Can You Help Beautify Philadelphia?

Interested in organizing a block clean up, having graffiti painted over, or getting a vacant lot tidied up? Check out this clip from Philly311 TV to find out how you can help beautify your community through programs like the Graffiti Abatement Team (GAT), Vacant Lot Program, and Surveillance Camera Program. Learn about City services that can benefit your life and your community.

Learn about the City’s Free Graffiti Removal Service!

Is there unwanted graffiti on your street? Tom Lynch from the City of Philadelphia’s Graffiti Abatement Team, shows Philly311 TV host, Rosetta Carrington Lue, how citizens can report graffiti and the process behind its removal. Check out hot the GAT team is cleaning up your city and how you can be a part of their efforts.

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