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Exciting 250th programs created by the people, for all people will light up the city from stoops to stadiums.

People’s Programs for the 250th is a community of diverse program organizers whose 250th activities will be promoted by PHILADELPHIA250 to create a robust calendar of 250th-themed citywide cultural programs at small and large venues promoted through a public campaign now and through 2026.

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Any and all who are planning programs for the 250th can join and become partners in the People’s Programs for the 250th. All kinds of programs that have a connection to the 250th are eligible to participate, particularly programs that amplify and promote untold and under-told stories of people, places, actions, and thoughts including new, underrepresented and diverse voices into 250th programs.

Partners can be anyone and everyone – individuals, organizations, associations and businesses. 

Programs can be anything and everything – performances, exhibitions, interactive activities, children and family programs, neighborhood walking tours and more.

The People’s Programs for the 250th will ensure that smaller and lesser known partner programs are promoted equally with larger organizations and that the 250th experience in Philadelphia offers something compelling for all who wish to participate. 

The Benefits of joining the People’s Programs for the 250th are Promotion and Participation.

Your program will be Promoted on the “People’s Programs for the 250th Calendar.” You will be invited to Participate in convenings of the Community starting in 2023 and continuing through 2026 where you can find inspiration from and collaborate with others. Additional benefits are listed on the Registration Form.

Interested in learning more about the 250th Program Community?

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