The greatest hope of people working in the social sector is to make a positive, long-term impact. However, current funding systems incentivize a short-term focus on “outputs” – like the… Continue →
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After working behind-the-scenes for more than a year, Southeast Raleigh Promise is bringing together community leaders, government officials, local residents and others on June 15 to increase momentum towards a… Continue →
It’s ironic that the James Rushton Early Learning and Family Success Center in Birmingham, Alabama’s Woodlawn neighborhood is inside of a bank building that has been vacant for more than 20 years – because the children who crawl, toddle and walk down these bright hallways are now on a path designed to guide them from here to college, and to build wealth and fulfillment throughout their lifetimes.
Growing Together is the 14th Network Member Nationally and the First in Oklahoma Atlanta, GA – Purpose Built Communities recently welcomed Growing Together, the community quarterback of a neighborhood transformation… Continue →
Over the past few decades, cheap rents have attracted many first-generation immigrants to settle in Sharpstown/Gulfton area of Houston, TX. As a result, this has become the most densely populated… Continue →
PACT, a Purpose Built Communities Network Member in Columbus, Ohio, is the community quarterback organization focused on the Near East Side neighborhood where they are working with partners to implement… Continue →
The Renaissance West Community Initiative (RWCI), the community quarterback and Purpose Built Communities Network Member working to revitalize the old Boulevard Homes community in Charlotte, NC, was recently featured at… Continue →