• March 25, 2015 | Register-Star

    ‘Promise Neighborhoods’ kicks off with table talk

    Over 70 individuals showed up to plan for the Greater Hudson Promise Neighborhood initiative on Saturday morning, including people of community organizations, the Hudson City School District, Catholic Charities and most importantly several thoughtful community members that reside within the...

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  • March 27, 2013 | Huffington Post

    A Lesson From 'The Hunger Games'

    Leaders in neighborhoods all across America are beginning to build communities of opportunity using the innovative Promise Neighborhood model. Based on the principles of the Harlem Children's Zone, Promise Neighborhoods knit together the educational, health, and social supports children need to...

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  • January 23, 2013 | The Daily Progress

    Commentary: Is racial equity budget neutral?

    In January of 2009 the Charlottesville City Council identified a need to address problems of race relations and racial equity and started the Dialogue on Race (DOR) initiative with the following mission: “Our mission is to engage every segment of our community in an open, honest, on-going...

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  • December 11, 2012 | The Daily Progress

    Commentary: Is Racial Equity Budget Neutral

    This could go down as one of the most significant turning points in race relations in Charlottesville. It depends. In the past two years, the DOR has been working to accomplish some important outcomes. It first conducted a series of six-week study circles bringing many people of different...

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