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Neighborhood Revitalization

Community revitalization is a strategic, comprehensive, long-term approach to solving entrenched community problems and breaking the cycle of intergenerational poverty. It addresses community issues in education, housing, job opportunities, transportation and other critical areas to combat the multiple forces that keep families in poverty.

Community revitalization:

  • Reduces crime
  • Boosts employment
  • Builds student achievement
  • Fosters community involvement and pride
  • Provides economic benefits – home values rise and tax bases increase
  • Improves the quality of life for the entire area

**Source: www.purposebuiltcommunitys.org