A healthy neighborhood has strong community ownership.
Neighborhoods with community ownership have residents, small business owners, community organizations and institutions serving as active participants and key decision-makers in neighborhood revitalization projects. Local residents and leaders have the capacity and community power to create positive change and shape the future of their neighborhood.
Gordon Hodnett (1st 3rd Mural) & Naomi Chambers (FlowerHouse) are the recipients of our 2017 Community Ownership Healthy Neighborhood Award. Check out this video to see how these resident leaders have harnessed community power and resident capacity to create positive change and shape the future of their neighborhoods.
We are working to create neighborhoods with strong community ownership through these programs and initiatives: