Please join us for the Open House at the Howard Levine Child Development Center this Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 11:30am-6:00pm.
Bringing New Hope to Neighborhoods For decades, Spartanburg’s Northside community and Charlotte’s Boulevard Homes neighborhood grappled with the same problems. They endured high poverty and crime rates, poor educational outcomes and substandard housing. They gained reputations as magnets for inner-city blight. Thankfully, they now share a more hopeful distinction. They’re part of the Purpose-Built Communities […]CONTINUE READING →
CHANGING THE ODDS THE INSPIRING WAYS OUR COMMUNITY IS CREATING A PATH TO ECONOMIC STABILITY BY ANN CAULKINS NOVEMBER 12, 2017 We can all learn from the inspiring story of Charlotte’s Rohan Brown. Just five years ago, at 24 years old, Rohan was selling his blood plasma and taking on any yard work he could […]CONTINUE READING →
The Unsung Role That Ordinary Citizens Played in the Great Crime Decline Emily Badger @emilymbadger NOV. 9, 2017 Most theories for the great crime decline that swept across nearly every major American city over the last 25 years have focused on the would-be criminals. Their lives changed in many ways starting in the 1990s: Strict […]CONTINUE READING →