Posts Tagged ‘Love Your Block’

Love Your Block Unites Communities in Legacy Cities

We are all familiar with the narrative: A once-flourishing American city flush with middle-class jobs, a thriving industry, and vibrant neighborhoods experiences a protracted loss of jobs and residents. Cities like Detroit and Buffalo, often referred to as legacy cities and mostly scattered throughout the Midwest and Northeast, are characterized by abandoned steel mills and [...]

By Mauricio Garcia, on September 4th, 2018 at 15:11

How “Love Your Block” unites local leaders and residents to revitalize neighborhoods

Hubert Humphrey once said, “The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor.” But what happens when those hands link to achieve shared civic goals? Does government become less impersonal, and do neighbors help more effectively? These are among the questions explored by the Cities of Service Love Your Block [...]

By Mary Bogle, on August 28th, 2018 at 13:21