We think it’s our combination of national expertise with local solutions, the theme of the FY 2014 annual report. We share just a few of the stories that illustrate how that winning combination is making a difference every day, in communities across the country.
Making dreams possible
Verna Jetter thought she was destined to rent for life. Then she discovered NeighborWorks of Western Pennsylvania, and found education specialist Margie Howard. Read more
Preparing new generations
Roy Nash, CEO of NeighborWorks Waco (Texas), says, “building stronger neighborhoods is our mission. And to be a good renter or homeowner, you need financial stability.” So, he has started early – very early. Read more
Building community buy-in
Strong communities are inclusive communities, and that means bringing a variety of stakeholders to the table. In Chelsea, MA, The Neighborhood Developers convened local “movers and shakers” – ranging from the police chief, to religious leaders, to businesspeople – to shape a vision for the Broadway Corridor, the “heart” of the community. Read more
Designing healthy environments
Alondra Alcantaro couldn’t play sports, missed school frequently and slept poorly. Then an outreach worker from NeighborWorks member Coalition for a Better Acre (Lowell, MA) visited as part of the Healthy Homes Program. Read more
Want a quick overview of what NeighborWorks America and its network have accomplished? A great way to learn more about us and the work we’re doing with our partners is our annual reports.