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Accelerate Boston: generating wealth through entrepreneurship
2/22/2017
Accelerate Boston: generating wealth through entrepreneurship
As neighborhoods throughout Boston undergo revitalization, starting a small locally-owned business is particularly difficult. Nuestra Comunidad aims to give creative entrepreneurs the essential funding, support and influence they need to thrive.
Revitalizing a neighborhood while preserving its character
2/21/2017
Revitalizing a neighborhood while preserving its character
The Long Branch neighborhood of East Silver Spring, MD, struggled with a lack of investment, blight and crime. Montgomery Housing Partnership's goal was to revitalize the area, help businesses and preserve the character of the neighborhood.
Quirky Kensington looks to the past to revitalize the future
2/21/2017
Quirky Kensington looks to the past to revitalize the future
Decades of urban decline had a chilling effect on Kensington, PA. New Kensington CDC stepped in to rebuild the community's social cohesion, with an emphasis on arts and community.
The midtown renaissance: After the housing crash, a neighborhood re...
2/20/2017
The midtown renaissance: After the housing crash, a neighborhood reformed
The foreclosure crisis hit New Albany, Indiana's Midtown neighborhood hard, emptying 15 percent of the 900 homes. The community had reached a crossroad—either suffers continuing disinvestment or fight back and reverse the slide. They chose the latter. ‚Äč
Historic factory makeover gives artists and the community a place t...
2/17/2017
Historic factory makeover gives artists and the community a place to create
For decades, a boarded-up factory created an eyesore in Kingston, NY. The neighborhood, where a quarter of the residents are black or Latino, needed a boost to promote stability and economic opportunities.
A house by house approach to revitalization
2/16/2017
A house by house approach to revitalization
When a highway development cut through the King Lincoln District in Columbus, OH, residents of the formerly culturally rich neighborhood were forced to leave. An innovative approach was needed to revitalize the neighborhood.
Redefining a neighborhood through place-based initiatives
2/15/2017
Redefining a neighborhood through place-based initiatives
In Syracuse, New York, the SALT District suffered from severe disinvestment for decades. In response, Home HeadQuarters aimed to bring diversity, wealth and health to the community. 
Uniting families; empowering communities
2/14/2017
Uniting families; empowering communities
To build up a distressed St. Louis, Better Family Life tapped residents to take on community outreach and sustainable leadership.
Financial education begins by knowing the audience
2/13/2017
Financial education begins by knowing the audience
Asian Americans comprise the fastest growing racial group in the United States, but many face barriers as they age. Little Tokyo Service Center found a way to step up education and prevention efforts to address financial issues.
Community building and engagement efforts lead to reclamation of An...
2/13/2017
Community building and engagement efforts lead to reclamation of Ansley Park
When the only public park had deteriorated over the years, Little Dixie Community Action Agency formed a youth-led coalition that presented a plan of action to the city council.
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