Our urban neighborhoods undergo frequent and rapid change. These changes often force residents to question whether or not to invest their resources in their homes and neighborhoods. And the decisions they make are ultimately influenced by whether both current and new residents feel they can be confident in the future health of their neighborhood.
So, what makes a healthy neighborhood?
Our colleagues at Neighborhood Allies have been working to identify key components that may help to answer that question and recently joined GWP’s Community Development Learning Network to share the strategy and indicators behind their Healthy Neighborhoods Framework; the related metrics they’ve gathered; and how their strategies guide the implementation of their work differently in each of those neighborhoods.