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Public housing agencies and affordable housing organizations can serve as focal points and catalysts to bring together public, corporate and community-level stakeholders to promote early school success and equitable learning recovery using a system of 24/7/365 wraparound services and supports and a multigenerational approach.
The purpose of the project is to assist county officials, the criminal courts, and public safety leaders in partnering to establish priorities and better align available resources, including funding from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.
To many local leaders concerned with neighborhood change, “developer” is a bad word. Yet, working with community-oriented developers is one way local leaders can thoughtfully navigate the growth of historically disadvantaged neighborhoods and encourage thoughtful investment and equitable development.
When it comes to community engagement, the most effective solutions are local in nature, even if the underlying problem is widespread. Regardless of where a community member may fall on the political spectrum, there is a shared belief that we have an obligation to address housing affordability and housing insecurity.
The latest edition of the model city charter continues the National Civic League’s tradition of promoting ethical, efficient governance, but also includes some changes intended to sharpen its focus on public engagement and social equity.
The city’s matching grant program combines dedicated city staff, passionate neighborhood leaders, and an ironclad commitment to harnessing Charlotte residents’ passion for their community to improve it from the neighborhood level outward.
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