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Nov 02, 2011
Since the riots of 1968, Baltimore’s Greenmount West neighborhood has struggled with crime, poverty and urban decay. Roughly 50 percent of the buildings are empty, and it has been decades since anything new has been built… learn More about Art Helps Bring Back Baltimore One Brushstroke at a Time
Apr 20, 2011
Mayor Richard M. Daley and Illinois Market President Tim Maloney announced that Bank of America is working in partnership with the City of Chicago to lessen the impact of vacant properties on the city’s neighborhoods… learn More about Partnering with the City of Chicago to Address Abandoned Properties
Oct 31, 2011
Washington, D.C. is a diverse city—both ethnically and socioeconomically. The laws of our country are debated by Ivy League–educated Members of Congress, just blocks from where low–income families struggle to put food on the table… learn More about Giving D.C. Students the Learning Environment They Deserve
Jan 05, 2011
Boyle Heights is an emerging community in East Los Angeles, which has long been a gateway for immigrants to the United States. Today, it is home to a large population of young, working class Latinos… learn More about Improving Economic Opportunity Through Volunteerism and Workforce Training
Sep 24, 2011
In an era of budget cuts to arts funding, nonprofit Inner-City Arts offers arts education—free of charge—to kids from the city’s poorest neighborhoods… learn More about Inner-City Arts Brings Kids to a Serene Urban Campus, Providing Access to the Arts