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This project is a joint venture between Embrace and Kaleidoscope Collaborative RVA.  Through this project community builders who are seeking to strengthen communities from the inside out using…
This collaborative effort is a joint venture between Coastal Bend Neighborhood Empowerment, the Catholic Worker House (“Dorthy Day House”) and the homeless community in Corpus Christi. These teams…
This collaborative effort is a joint venture between Coastal Bend Neighborhood Empowerment and students at Moody and Carroll High Schools in Corpus Christi. These teams are engaged in a listening…
This collaborative effort is a joint venture between Coastal Bend Neighborhood Empowerment, the Hispanic immigrant community in Corpus Christi. This team is currently engaged in a listening project.…
Was integration in Richmond, Virginia a failed social experiment or is it a dream yet realized?  Are we at end of that story or is this just the beginning? Answering these questions is the goal of…
The Brookland Park Story Our asset-mapping often reveals two of the most overlooked assets in community transformation – the young people, who have passion and energy – and the senior adults, who…
This collaborative effort is a joint venture between Coastal Bend Neighborhood Improvement and residents of the New Addition neighborhood. This team is currently engaged in a listening project. This…
This collaborative effort is being launched by the James River District of the United Methodist Church.  The discernment team is currently engaged in a preliminary listening project designed to…
This collaborative effort is a joint venture between Coastal Bend Neighborhood Improvement, Our Lady of Guadalupe is the Church and residents of the West Side Neighborhood. This team is currently…
This development effort is the first pilot project to focus on a university campus.  The Pace Center at Virginia Commonwealth University conducted their first listening project in the spring of 2019…
This collaborative effort is a joint venture between Communities in Schools Chesterfield and Chesterfield County Public Schools and was the first long-term school based development effort initiated…
This collaborative effort is a joint venture between the Chester YMCA, Chester United Methodist Church and the Garden School House.   This goal of this project is to empower youth to be change agents…
This collaborative effort is a joint venture between Belmont Community Resource Services, Richmond City Health Department Resource Center at Southwood and Richmond City Health Department Youth…
In the Fall of 2019, Embrace Communities trained all site coordinators from Communities in Schools of Chesterfield, Chesterfield County Public School Family and Student Engagement team and…
As an Asset-Based Community Development Organization, we train, coach and financially support youth and adult leaders working to bring about positive changes in their neighborhoods. We want to…
The Hillside Court community is a 446-unit public housing complex operated by Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority (RRHA). Hillside Court is 99% African American and 1% Caucasian, 90%…