The Core Ingredient is Hope

Each and every neighborhood facing down intergenerational poverty has different and unique circumstances, and that means that any revitalization efforts need to be tailored to those on-the-ground realities. While the Purpose Built Communities model for holistic neighborhood revitalization provides a helpful guide, it also proves there is hope that building healthy and thriving neighborhoods is possible.

Hear more about Purpose Built Communities’ hopeful vision from Bill Barnet, Chairman of the Board of the Northside Development Group, the Purpose Built Communities network member in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

More from Bill Barnet

Read this article about how the Purpose Built Communities model is being implemented in Spartanburg.

Watch the video of Bill Barnet on a panel talking about the art of inter-sector collaboration in community development.