We are in a moment right now when many Black people in America are hurt, angry and exhausted, and many White people are waking up to the realization that they can no longer be bystanders to what is a 401 year-old problem. Americans of all backgrounds are frustrated by the pace of progress.
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Foundation making $6 million investment to advance important health equity work of the Purpose Built Communities Network At the 10th Annual Conference of Purpose Built Communities, the Robert Wood Johnson… Continue →
A community of partners came together to break ground for the KIPP Woodson Park Academy, a, YMCA Early Learning Center and a school-based health clinic. This historic, $51 million investment… Continue →
Those of us who are in the business of creating healthier neighborhoods know that it requires a comprehensive approach. The Build Healthy Places Network (BHPN) convened several organizations around the country, including Purpose Built Communities, to create its “Principles for Building Healthy and Prosperous Communities.”
The only constant is change. External forces such as local political transitions, economic trends and shifting culture require those of us who work in neighborhood revitalization to be nimble, to… Continue →
Since the beginning, the Purpose Built Communities approach to neighborhood revitalization has been informed by the reality that where someone grows up has a profound and lasting impact on their… Continue →