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4/25/2017
Is it possible to cultivate a culture of safe exercise? Yes!
It's a tough challenge to promote safe outdoor physical activity in a community that doesn't have conducive infrastructure and the culture hasn't made it the norm. However, two members of the NeighborWorks network have taken on this challenge and are seeing results. Learn how. 
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4/24/2017
Rural poverty: panels address challenges and opportunities
At NeighborWorks’ summit, “Hope in the Delta: Turning the Tide on Persistent Rural Poverty,” two panels of experts debated what it will take to make a real difference in these areas. In this blog post, highlights are offered from the spirited discussion.
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4/10/2017
White paper offers blueprint for ending persistent rural poverty
In advance of its April 20 forum, “Hope in the Delta–Turning the Tide on Persistent Rural Poverty,” NeighborWorks America asked four leaders of organizations representing the hardest-hit regions to offer their perspectives on the greatest challenges and the most-promising solutions. 
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3/23/2017
New kind of foreclosure crisis in the making
Long-time executive director Lou Tisler sees the nation recovering from the economic crisis, but warns that tax foreclosures now are hitting seniors hard.
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3/21/2017
Partnership tackles America’s savings crisis
The presence or absence of emergency savings can determine whether a household slides into disaster following a lay-off or other financial crisis. Yet too many people have no such protection. A new partnership is designed to help asset-poor families develop an emergency cushion.
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3/20/2017
'Missing-middle' housing offers return to walkable communities
Vibrant cities offer a variety of housing types, including single-family and small multifamily properties. The density of the neighborhoods creates a solid customer base to support local businesses. Sadly, however, the ability to recreate this type of neighborhood has declined with the growth of suburbs and a preference for single-family zoning. Now, there is a movement afoot to bring back small-scale multifamily housing called “missing-middle housing.”
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3/3/2017
Five tips for catalyzing neighborhood revitalization
Fourteen  NeighborWorks members received grants to test whether impact could be greatly ramped up if they took a comprehensive approach to revitalization—focusing on many fronts at once. In this blog post, we summarize a report looking at the extent to which they succeeded and the lessons learned.
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2/27/2017
Are you ready to reframe the narrative?
Several speakers at a recent NeighborWorks Training Institute symposium exposed our hidden biases and stereotypes, and challenged participants to break down such barriers. Arts and cultural activities can be particularly effective at bridging divides, as this blog post suggests.
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2/27/2017
How to go from outreach to engagement
Inclusion isn't possible without truly meaningful resident engagement. But how can organizations bring new voices to the table, and involve them in developing local solutions? The president of the Center for Social Inclusion offers a few tips.
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2/23/2017
Education plays critical role in growing inequality gap
The quality of education children get when they are young and as they grow up too often determines their earning power as an adult—and their prospects in life. And too often, the quality of eduction is determined by children's zip code. Two experts featured at this month's NeighborWorks Training Institute talk about why that is so, and what we can do to change it.
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