What an incredible gathering in Omaha, Nebraska for our #PurposeBuilt2017 Conference from October 2–4. This year’s conference showcased videos featuring the work of several Network Members.
Omaha’s Seventy Five North Brings the Highlander Neighborhood to Life
The Seventy Five North Revitalization Corp. was launched in 2011 to lead a holistic transformation effort following the Purpose Built Communities model for the Highlander neighborhood on the site of the former Pleasantview Homes public housing development in North Omaha.
Kansas City’s Urban Neighborhood Initiative brings equity to Wendell Phillips neighborhood
The Urban Neighborhood Initiative (UNI) in Kansas City, Missouri, is bringing the Purpose Built Communities model to the Wendell Phillips neighborhood, the historic cradle of the African American community in that city.
Southeast Raleigh Promise
For years, the YMCA of the Triangle studied the possibility of a new facility in Southeast Raleigh. As their conversations gained momentum, volunteer and staff leadership from the organization learned about Atlanta’s East Lake neighborhood, where partners worked together to build a YMCA, a charter school and mixed income housing as part of a comprehensive effort to completely transform the area.