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College Hill Project Provides Homes, Improves Neighborhood

Working In Neighborhood’s eight-year collaboration with the College Hill Housing Team continues to make remarkable progress! As part of WIN’s mission to empower people to improve their lives and their neighborhoods, the College Hill project has targeted the Cedar Avenue corridor for housing development that includes both new and rehabilitated construction. 1549 Ambrose Avenue

Are you grateful? We are.

My organization came upon two very courageous people; one who was displaced from Hurricane Katrina and became homeless, the other who had suffered a medical emergency, putting her behind financially. Both had worked all their lives until these unforeseen life events. It can and does happen to the best of us. Each of these stories,

South Cumminsville Celebrates Wayne Field Renovation

On August 6th, South Cumminsville residents celebrated the renovation of the Wayne Playfield on Beekman Street.  The renovations include two rehabbed baseball fields, including bleachers, a scoreboard, and a homerun fence, an extended football field, and painted playground equipment. These renovations were made possible through the volunteer efforts of 400 Procter & Gamble employees and

This Is Powerful!

Did you know that 65% of the families Working In Neighborhoods serves are single-mothers with children. Of all single-parent families in the U.S., single mothers make up the majority, and out of 12.2 million single parent families in 2012, more than 80% were headed by single mothers.Single parent women are raising 20 million children under

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