Our holistic approach grew from the knowledge that siloed approaches to poverty do not strengthen the collective neighborhood environment. All fundamental needs of children and families must be addressed—a safe place to live; access to quality jobs; fresh, healthy food; recreation; and high-quality education.
Neighborhoods are the unit of change that can have the greatest impact on people’s lives, changing life trajectories for the lowest-income residents, creating greater racial equity, economic mobility and health outcomes.
Independent non-profit organization solely dedicated to the ongoing revitalization of the neighborhood. Aligns partners and resources from all sectors—including neighborhood residents—and sets strategy for the overall effort based on the community’s vision. Watch this video to learn the importance of the community quarterback.
Safe, high-quality housing serving residents at all income levels with a high percentage designated to preserve long-term, permanent affordability in the neighborhood. Watch video to explore the importance of mixed-income housing.
Cradle-to-College Education Pipeline
High-quality, neighborhood-serving continuum for student growth, learning, and achievement at every level starting at birth and through college and beyond.
Community-specific mix of facilities, programs, and services that honor local history, reflect the priorities of residents, promote healthy lifestyles, create jobs, and reduce crime.