Equity begins in our neighborhoods—where we live, learn, work, play and pray. To make lasting improvements in social and health equity, we must invest together in building healthy, safe and vibrant communities.
Your investment helps to change communities, and change lives. The projects below have been vetted by Healthy Communities Delaware.
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Community Opportunity: Expand COVID-19 care, testing, vaccines, and information to the disproportionately affected Latin community. Provide bilingual, culturally sensitive health education and resources as well as advocacy for Latino health equity in the West Side.
Community Impact: Increases the delivery of COVID-19 care, testing, vaccines, and advocacy for the Latino community.
Community Investment Needed: $80,000.25.
Community Opportunity: Expand transitional housing and transform vacant buildings into affordable rentals and commercial space, making Hilltop a healthier place to live, and grow new businesses.
Community Impact: Creates affordable rental housing, creates commercial space for small businesses, creates new jobs, reduces homelessness, revitalizes the 4th street corridor.
Community Investment Needed: $397,431
Community Opportunity: Create a dynamic community playground that provides the Latin American Community Center’s children with a safe space for physical activity to enhance their learning and development.
Community Impact: Children have a safe place to play, grow and learn that supports positive health outcomes for years to come.
Community Investment Needed: $313,101
Community Opportunity: Renovate a former house of worship to offer youth programs, career development training, and community gathering space.
Community Impact: Enhance community vitality by preserving a historic structure, creating a community anchor to house a training center, youth-oriented services, and enliven an enriched “sense of place.”
Community Investment Needed: $105,305
Community Opportunity: Develop and nurture community leadership to elevate resident-driven solutions and sustain neighborhood revitalization over generations.
Community Impact: Increased levels of community vitality and civic engagement through resident-led action.
UPDATE: FULLY FUNDED!
Community Opportunity: Provide dusk-to-dawn front porch lights and motion detector spotlights at strategic homes and locations around the community.
Community Impact: Places dawn-to-dusk lights on 50 homes in strategic locations to increase community safety.
UPDATE: FULLY FUNDED!
Community Opportunity: Update a neighborhood park to provide safe, green, and open space for physical activity, social gathering, and environmental stewardship.
Community Impact: Investment will result in a totally renovated space that mitigates flooding, and improves the overall resilience and environmental health of the local community.
Community Investment Needed: $365,426
Thank you for your interest in investing to create healthy, safe and vibrant communities!
This project is funded in part by the Delaware Division of Public Health Office of Health Equity.
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