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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. The health insurance system often overwhelms those used to national health care abroad. The legal system can feel intimidating. And anything beyond basic saving and checking accounts can befuddle even the college-educated.
Community building and engagement efforts lead to reclamation of An...
2/13/2017
Community building and engagement efforts lead to reclamation of Ansley Park
The local public park in Hugo, Oklahoma, had deteriorated over the years and "family outings" to the site were a thing of the past; its purpose now being a "hangout" for alcohol or drug use and other behaviors that repelled social activities. Most residents simply avoided the area.
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.
Strategically revitalizing a distressed Detroit neighborhood
2/8/2017
Strategically revitalizing a distressed Detroit neighborhood
In Southwest Detroit, poverty, neglect and foreclosure had taken a punishing toll. Southwest Solutions led efforts to revitalize the community and engage residents. 
Healthy blocks: rescuing neighborhoods from the brink
2/7/2017
Healthy blocks: rescuing neighborhoods from the brink
In Rochester, NY many homes were starting to fall into disrepair, discouraging potential would-be homebuyers and renters. NeighborWorks Rochester jumped in to rescue these teetering neighborhoods at a critical moment. 
Building a sustainable, healthy community in Compton
2/6/2017
Building a sustainable, healthy community in Compton
A vacant, underdeveloped property sat as an eyesore in Compton for 25 years. NHS of Los Angeles County saw an opportunity to build an institution that would serve a range of the community's needs. 
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