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10/20/2014
Staff Push for Green Pays Off
When his staff pushed Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corp. Executive Director Don Falk to go green, he knew he had to act. The results include improved staff morale and benefitted business operations.
10/20/2014
Better health, more savings with green homes
NeighborWorks Great Falls and NextStep partner to help rural residents access healthy and energy-effcient homes.
10/20/2014
Book-inspired community greening
NeighborWorks network member Neighborhood Housing Services of Southwest Wisconsin helps residents go green while building community pride.
10/20/2014
Water festival connects youth to community
NeighborWorks network organization Neighborhood Housing Services engages young residents with their river and their community.
10/20/2014
Partnership benefits residents, serves as model for the future
Just outside Washington D.C., a partnership between Macedonia Baptist Church and NeighborWorks member AHC leds to home energy-efficiency and stronger community. 
10/2/2014
Building a home with sweat equity
Treva Williams wanted the best for her children and Mountain Housing Opportunities gave her a chance to prove it by building a new community of homes.
12/20/2013
‘Aging in place’ transformed from dream to reality in Ohio
As with other communities across the country, the Rust Belt town of Springfield, OH, is aging. With high unemployment and the resulting exodus of young people, the population of the small town in southwestern Ohio is increasingly in need of affordable housing.
12/18/2013
West Virginia group demonstrates big impact
The Homeownership Center (HOC) of Elkins, WV, assists a mostly rural population, providing education and counseling, financing and development primarily to low- and moderate-income households, including the Sackett-Scott family.
11/14/2013
Forty-five years after founding, PA group helps future homebuyers achieve ‘financial freedom’
Combating generational poverty
11/14/2013
Wisconsin group to transform old armory to indoor farm staffed by returning vets
As part of a partnership between NeighborWorks Green Bay and local green agro-business, the old armory is being assessed for its potential as Green Bay’s first indoor farm.
11/8/2013
Youth in San Francisco's Chinatown transform historic alleyways
Local youth help clean up neglected public spaces
11/6/2013
Atlanta group helps homebuyers save ‘green’ with green housing
Resources for Residents and Communities (RRC), in Atlanta, helps homeowners reduce their costs by incorporating an array of green features in its developments.
10/22/2013
Picture It! Photo Voice Project
Youth in Goshen gather to learn about PhotoVoice project.
10/8/2013
Payne Phalen Pocket Park Project in St. Paul, Minnesota
A team of residents given the opportunity to propose a project to improve their neighborhood.
10/1/2013
PlayStreet on Jackson in Durham, North Carolina
A community plays together.
9/3/2013
NY organization helps families ‘fill the gaps’ when other assistance stops
When a tornado, hurricane or other disaster strikes, there is typically a rush of media attention and emergency assistance. But then, the spotlight shifts and families are left to struggle to fill the “gaps” that remain, on their own.
8/22/2013
Vermont quarry closing brings economy down; NeighborWorks affiliate rallies residents
NWWVT, founded by a group of local citizens to help residents stay in their homes, now offers not only rehab assistance and homeownership counseling, but also with “financial fitness” coaching and foreclosure prevention.
7/11/2013
Midvale Avenue Still Has Mr. Bowman
Charles Bowman was facing foreclosure, and the possibility of losing everything.
6/21/2013
NeighborWorks Teams Up With Neighborhood Housing Services of Oklahoma City to Help Tornado Victims
Stepping in to help out.
6/7/2013
Enterprise Rose Fellowship Redefines Community Design at NeighborWorks Organizations
Placing  early career architects in underserved communities across the country.
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