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Communities Wired! Eden Housing’s initiative to address a modern-da...
3/2/2017
Communities Wired! Eden Housing’s initiative to address a modern-day necessity
When Eden Housing recognized that a majority of its residents had no access to broadband services, the organization created <em>Communities Wired!, </em>an initiative to provide residents with computer labs and training.
Online homebuyer education: A comprehensive solution to homeownersh...
3/1/2017
Online homebuyer education: A comprehensive solution to homeownership issues
Many potential homeowners are unable to meet with local housing agencies due to time and money constraints. Community Ventures responded to this need with a tool that brings education straight to first-time homebuyers. 
A unique collaboration creates safe, affordable housing in flood af...
3/1/2017
A unique collaboration creates safe, affordable housing in flood aftermath
After a flood destroyed thousands of homes in Minot, North Dakota, low-income residents were left with few housing options. CommunityWorks North Dakota was anxious to ensure housing for its most vulnerable citizens.
Building community through a shared sense of identity
2/28/2017
Building community through a shared sense of identity
Mid City is Baton Rouge, Louisiana’s urban core, but some neighborhoods are challenged by poverty, crime and blight. To promote an empowering vision of the city, Mid City Redevelopment Alliance embarked on a creative placemaking journey.
Building entrepreneurs feeds community revitalization
2/28/2017
Building entrepreneurs feeds community revitalization
The Russell neighborhood of Louisville and the Dayton’s Bluff neighborhood of St. Paul are hundreds of miles apart and home to dissimilar residents. Yet they recently had one thing in common: a vacant building that projected hope for the community. 
The power of a sticky note
2/27/2017
The power of a sticky note
After a less than successful resident survey process, Cabrillo Economic Development Corp. needed a way to create a sense of trust with the community. 
Wincoram Commons— realizing a community vision
2/24/2017
Wincoram Commons— realizing a community vision
Blighted for a decade, a Long Island, NY, community was concerned that an abandoned movie theater was bringing down property values and was a magnet for crime. The 17-acre site presented an ideal opportunity for CDC of Long Island to take a comprehensive approach to community development.
Goshen: Fostering a sustainable community
2/23/2017
Goshen: Fostering a sustainable community
Many residents in the farmworker community of Goshen, CA, were living in substandard conditions. Self-Help Enterprises stepped in to develop a space that combined health, housing and recreation. 
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.
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