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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.
Building community and finding strength in a low-income market
2/10/2017
Building community and finding strength in a low-income market
Camden, NJ, once a vital hub for industry and transportation, is now one of the poorest cities in the nation. Saint Joseph's Carpenter Society stepped in to make a difference—one home at a time.
Solar made affordable for 'regular-income' households
2/9/2017
Solar made affordable for 'regular-income' households
With Homewise's help, a new homeowner secured financing for a solar home.
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