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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. Little Tokyo Service Center found a way to step up education and prevention efforts to address financial issues.
Community building and engagement efforts lead to reclamation of An...
2/13/2017
Community building and engagement efforts lead to reclamation of Ansley Park
When the only public park had deteriorated over the years, Little Dixie Community Action Agency formed a youth-led coalition that presented a plan of action to the city council.
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. 
Affordable housing and diversity transforming Chinatown
2/3/2017
Affordable housing and diversity transforming Chinatown
In the diverse Ping Yuen neighborhood, Chinatown CDC is working to strengthen community by building bridges across varied backgrounds.
Getting your house in order: financial literacy by community design
2/3/2017
Getting your house in order: financial literacy by community design
In 2010, the Portland Housing Center saw a 50 percent drop in the proportion of African Americans using its homebuying services compared to other demographics. The organization needed to find a way to bridge the gap with that group.
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