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Community Forum on Gentrification Identifies Key Issues
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Community Forum on Gentrification Identifies Key Issues

One definition of gentrification is “the process of renovating and improving a house or district so that it conforms to middle-class taste.” While renovation and improvement both sound like positive things, the effects of gentrification are not positive for all. Neighborhood changes such as the addition of bars, restaurants, waterfronts or even extended transit, may…

Seeking the Wisdom of Residents: The New Community Engagement Council
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Seeking the Wisdom of Residents: The New Community Engagement Council

Charleston Promise Neighborhood works in The Neck in a collaborative relationship with members of the communities it serves. CPN staff know that they cannot serve the Neighborhood without the wisdom and insights of its neighbors. From its inception, CPN has empaneled a Community Engagement Council (CEC), a cross-section of adult community residents, to advise its…

Acting on Community Engagement Council Suggestions
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Acting on Community Engagement Council Suggestions

CPN hosts monthly Community Engagement Council meetings to receive feedback and recommendations from its residents. CPN is committed to acting on recommendations from the community. In one meeting led by CPN Director of Programs Vicky Ingalls, five families shared stories about the challenges they face in school and or the neighborhood. Participants included: A grandmother…