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2017

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8/7/2017
Author calls for increased focus on America’s ‘middle neighborhoods’
Conversations about communities in need of attention typically center on distressed neighborhoods on the slide down or “hot” markets where gentrification is in danger of pushing out older, original residents. What’s missing from the strategy talks are “middle neighborhoods.”
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8/4/2017
Nonprofits put small-footprint homes to versatile use
The almost “faddish” rise of what has been called “tiny homes” is much in the media. On the ground, the small houses are being put to use both for alternatives to homelessness and affordable housing in tough markets for singles and couples. 
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7/28/2017
It pays to go all out when you go green
When Mutual Housing California decided being "green" was one of its core values, it approached its mission from all directions. And a guiding principle is to make sure that lower-income residents be able to fully enjoy the benefits.
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6/26/2017
Black women walk to reclaim health and streets
What can both help improve the health of black women and reclaim sidewalks for residents? It's an organization and campaign called GirlTrek, and several NeighborWorks network members are jumping on board. Read about what it is and how it works. 
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6/12/2017
Nonprofits explore fine line between good business practice and offering second chances
When social service agencies started telling NeighborWorks network member Aeon they couldn’t place some of their neediest clients in the Minneapolis nonprofit’s affordable housing developments, the organization decided to join with others in the area to explore how to be more inclusive. Read how the collaboration is taking an evidence-based approach to re-examining standards for tenants who are ex-offenders. 
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6/2/2017
How to leverage the arts community to energize an economy
Bankruptcies….Closed businesses…Declining jobs…Run-down neighborhoods. Network member HANDS in Orange, New Jersey, has found a winning response that leverages the arts to grow a more vibrant economy. It’s just one example of “creative placemaking” that is proving successful in cities and towns across the country.
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5/5/2017
Nonprofits play vital role in bridging ‘digital divide’
Access to broadband internet is fast becoming a predictor of whether you are on the “have” or “have not” side of the American wealth divide. If you can’t access high-speed internet regularly and don’t know how to take advantage of it, you probably won’t do as well in school, won’t know about good available jobs and won’t be able to get those jobs if you did. Read how some NeighborWorks members are working to close that gap.
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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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