This fantastic new video series from Edutopia explores three areas in which Drew Charter School distinguishes itself and helps students achieve their full potential: STEAM +Project Based Learning; creating safe… Continue →
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LIFT Orlando joined the Purpose Built Communities Network in 2015. Their focus area is called the Communities of West Lakes, which sits adjacent to the Orlando Citrus Bowl in west Orlando. Since… Continue →
The Financial Times featured Purpose Built communities in a story published on December 12 titled “Fifth of US adults live in or near to poverty” (subscription required) that discusses the increasing… Continue →
What an amazing gathering in Fort Worth! More than 350 people from 49 communities in 47 cities participated in our Sixth Annual Purpose Built Communities Conference from October 5 to October… Continue →
The Woodlawn neighborhood of Birmingham, AL joined the Purpose Built Communities Network in 2010 with the Woodlawn Foundation as its community quarterback. This short film shows the progress of the… Continue →
What an amazing gathering in Fort Worth! More than 350 people from 49 communities in 47 cities participated in our Sixth Annual Purpose Built Communities Conference. The Renaissance Heights Development… Continue →
What’s the secret behind East Lake’s turnaround? Can lessons from East Lake guide comprehensive efforts at neighborhood transformation in other communities? Through interviews with more than 20 key participants, reviews of historical and current documents, and an examination of existing research about neighborhood revitalization, this in-depth case study by America’s Promise Alliance explores those questions and illuminates East Lake’s story.