Movie Night

REAP has joined forces with SHARE United and the Springfield Park District to present movie night at sundown featuring Black Panther at Kiwanis Park on August 3rd. Come early for pre-movie popcorn, games, and more. More

Poplar Place Garden Party

REAP and the Family Communication’s Center are teaming up to help launch genH’s Poplar Place Garden Work Days on July 19, 2018. Click picture for flyer (can that be easily done?). Regular work days with healthy foods and educational activities... More

Can Social Impact Bonds Help Reduce Homelessness?

On any given night in Santa Clara County, Calif., more than 6,000 people are homeless. Annually, that’s costing the county more than $500 million. To Dave Cortese, president of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, such a high cost... More

What a Small Business in Detroit Can Do With $10,000

Adrienne Bennett is America’s first African-American woman who is a licensed master plumber. Born in Chicago, her family moved to Detroit when she was nine. When she decided to start her own plumbing and mechanical contracting business in 2007, her... More

Smart Growth Advances Nationally

“We are witnessing in essence the genesis of a set of rich, diverse and varied coalitions — each member bringing to the whole their own unique interests and views.” -Bruce Katz, Director of the Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy... More

2015 TIGER Grant Standouts for Cities Go to BRT, Bike Trails and More

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced the seventh batch of TIGER (Transportation Investments Generating Economic Recovery) awards last week. As in previous years, the competition for these grants was intense: 627 applications for a total of $10.1 billion in funding... More

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