The SWPN has accomplished a lot over the past several years! Some of our accomplishments include: supporting community festivals, park revitalization, two community gardens, several community dinners and health fairs, a youth-led farmers market, a popup farmers market, dances, Safe Routes to School and streetscape projects, and more.

One of the key activities of the network is to write letters of support. We have written letters of support to the:

  • Clean Air Council for work of Brittany Salen (May 2016)
  • DART for realignment of the Route 8 Bus Route (March 2015)
  • City of Wilmington for wetland redevelopment (January 2014)
  • Clean Air Council for small EJ Grant to study and help mitigate local pollution         (November 2013)
  • Delaware Nature Society for water quality improvements (August 2013)
  • Delaware Coastal Programs for flooding mitigation (February 2013)
  • Southbridge Business Association to support Main Street Affiliate Program (December 2012)
  • Health Ambassador Program support (March 2012)
  • Nemours CMMI grant support (January 2012)
  • One Village Alliance Suitable Men Program (December 2011)

We have also written letters of concern about things which negatively impact Southbridge. We have written letters of concern to:

  • Department of Transportation for proposed high-speed rail alignment through Southbridge (February 2016)
  •  DelDOT for ongoing poor road conditions and old signage (September 2016)
  • City of Wilmington regarding soil and groundwater contamination in parks (July 2014)
  • Delmarva regarding sidewalk damage involving a utility project (February 2014)
  • ShopRite regarding the lack of bus access the nearby grocery store (June 2011)
  • DelDOT regarding lack of transportation connections to the Riverfront (June 2011)