BUILDING SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES
The Building Sustainable Communities (BSC) Coalition brings residents, community groups, non-profits, and development professionals together from five distinct and historic neighborhoods:
Hubbard Farms, Hubbard Richard, Mexicantown, Corktown, and North Corktown
Improve the quality of life for Southwest Detroit residents by working to improve multi-organization collaboration so that individual organizations can be more effective in their own business.
Enhance safe, green connections in and between our neighborhood to overcome the division created by freeways, railways, and societal issues.
Balance community concerns for existing culture and lifestyles with development demand.
Stimulate the economy by improving the climate for small business and entrepreneurship.
Improve access to quality education by developing safe, well-fit and blight free routes to school.
Maintain an active and engaged Stakeholders’ Steering Committee.
Reconnecting Cultural Crossroads.
Improving Clark Park and Surrounding Areas.
Balancing Vibrant Business Districts on Bagley and Vernor
Creating a Vibrant Business District on Michigan Avenue.
Provided leadership in the Invest Detroit Participatory Budgeting process, which secured a $250,000 investment in the Hubbard Farms neighborhood.
Provided technical assistance for North Corktown Neighborhood Association to promote and reinforce their balances development plan.
Assisting Hubbard-Richard residents in establishing a neighborhood association and energizing an advocacy initiative to preserve the residents’ public health and safety.