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YNDC Announces Youth Greening Grant Winners


Monday, April 17, 2017

YNDC is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Youth Greening Grant program competition. The Youth Greening Grant program is part of a 3-city study of youth violence prevention operated by the University of Michigan and funded by the Centers for Disease Control. This year’s projects include an orchard, community gardens, and other beautification projects.

Winners for 2017 are:

Metro Assembly – Metro Adopt a Lot

Boys and Girls Club of Youngstown – Team Up to Clean Up

Mt. Gilead Baptist Church – Renew Team

Cardinal Mooney High School – Flint Hill Neighborhood Revitalization

People’s Chapel Church of God – Beautification Project

West Princeton Block Club – Peace Plots

Know Your Neighbor Block Watch – Cordova Community Garden

Martin Luther Lutheran Church – Hope Orchard

KANDUTHISINC – Garden of Eden

Republic Gardens – Republic Youths

Hattie Wilkins – Forest Ave. Youth Program

Truth Transport – Getting to the Root of It

Northeast Homeowners – Lots of Pride Greening Project

Randall Nuby Jr. – Increase the Peace Nonviolent Movement