“To me Hope means a lot of things. It means a change of my life actually…I think it’s creating something beautiful, whether it’s with meeting new people or creating something beautiful for the community. Personally, it’s opportunity. Cause it took me out of the streets. It put me in a better place.”
Hope has lasted through neighborhood devastation and disinvestment, believed in possibility, and created a working model for change.
Hope Community Garden. Photo: Bruce Silcox
Real Estate Development and Community Spaces
Hope Community exists today because we saw opportunity where others had given up. Hope’s development and renovation of affordable housing and related public spaces lift up our revitalization principles. More
Buildings alone do not make community. People must build a community. Hundreds of people each year are involved in youth and family activities, leadership and organizing, art and community projects, learning opportunities and community and cultural events.Our goal is to impact the larger community, so opportunities are not limited to Hope’s tenants. More