The South Side Initiative (SSI) brings together Lehigh University faculty, students and staff with the people of Bethlehem in order to share knowledge, foster democracy, and improve the quality of life in our city.

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Lehigh Students plant new trees along Bethlehem's Greenway

Lehigh University's CLIP Garden Club spearheaded a group of volunteers to plant fruit trees in the New Esperanza Garden on April 10, 2015. The garden is on South Side Bethlehem's Greenway, between Taylor and Webster streets.



Timeline of published articles, activities, and public responses regarding redevelopment projects in South Bethlehem’s Western Gateway Area

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