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Junior Idaho programmers compete from space station
1/26/2017
Junior Idaho programmers compete from space station
High school students developed STEM skills and learned about future careers in the field in a "robotics programming challenge," including a partnership with the international space station and a state university.
Cops with Hearts bring community together
1/25/2017
Cops with Hearts bring community together
When there is a lack of community trust In local law enforcement, how do you restore that confidence? This Rhode Island community launched "Cops with Hearts," which brings police and residents together in a variety of grassroots activities.
Building stronger communities one neighborhood at a time
1/24/2017
Building stronger communities one neighborhood at a time
Wells Fargo Housing Foundation provides $950,000 over four years to support NeighborWorks America Neighborhood Marketing Program to bolster neighborhood strengths and increase community pride.
The difficult road to 'communities of opportunity'
1/19/2017
The difficult road to 'communities of opportunity'
Rochester, New York, has the highest rates of extreme and childhood poverty among comparable U.S. cities. The public schools are segregated by race and class, and fewer than half of the students graduate. In 2015, the city's plight triggered a plan to reduce poverty in the region by 50 percent over 15 years.
Program rebuilds lives and homes through construction training
1/18/2017
Program rebuilds lives and homes through construction training
Individuals recently released from prison into their communities often are frozen out of the job market, making it extremely difficult for them to integrate successfully. But this Delaware nonprofit is helping to smooth the way with construction training that also adds affordable homes.
Nonprofit takeovers: tools for tough times
1/17/2017
Nonprofit takeovers: tools for tough times
In Southwest Florida, local groups asked Rural Neighborhoods to help preserve affordable housing developments and prevent the displacement of residents.
An asset-based, participatory approach to redevelopment
1/16/2017
An asset-based, participatory approach to redevelopment
The sale of a neglected historic landmark for Raleigh's African-American community highlighted concerns about gentrification and displacement. DHIC stepped in to create a redevelopment plan that would respect the neighborhood's culture and respond to residents' needs.
Single mom risked homelessness before 'saved' by NeighborWorks member
1/13/2017
Single mom risked homelessness before 'saved' by NeighborWorks member
Many of us are only one crisis away from being homeless. Fortunately, this single mom got the immediate help she needed and how has a secure home.
Affordable housing comes to affluent New Hampshire community
1/13/2017
Affordable housing comes to affluent New Hampshire community
How do you incorporate affordable housing into an affluent community in a way that is welcomed by all? A NeighborWorks member from New Hampshire shows how.
Isolated by loss, this senior finds new meaning through community
1/12/2017
Isolated by loss, this senior finds new meaning through community
Seniors living at home alone after the death or move of loved ones can easily slip into depression. But Nevada HAND’s independent-living community helps them re-connect and offer their skills to others.
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