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Wedensday, September 23, 2015

On Wednesday, September 23rd, an AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) Team, Cedar Two arrived in Youngstown to spend the next six weeks working with YNDC on neighborhood improvement projects.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

YNDC recently partnered with the Michigan Youth Violence Prevention Center on a grant to study how improving vacant properties in three U.S. cities affects violence, property crimes and intentional injuries among youth. The project, which involves work in Youngstown, Flint, and Camden, was awarded $6 million from the Centers for Disease Control.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

On Tuesday, September 22nd, YNDC held the first in the fall series of Bright Idea to Business Plan classes. Over 30 people crowded the Cultivate Cafe space on Elm Street in Youngstown to learn how to start a small business.

Monday, September 21st

On Saturday, September 19th, volunteers from Tabernacle Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Victory Christian Center, and the Mahoning Valley Young Professionals worked to construct street furniture for the Mahoning Avenue Better Block, which will take place on Saturday, September 26th.

Monday, September 14, 2015

On Saturday, September 12th, residents of the Crandall Park neighborhood and surrounding communities joined together to FIGHT BLIGHT and beautify vacant homes and lots on Crandall, Norwood, Ford, and Lora Avenues.