New Kensington CDC seeks Resilience and Equity VISTA

This VISTA will work on the ground with neighbors who are piloting new community organizing methods to tackle issues ranging from drug crime to new market-rate development. Support Kensington residents in poverty by creating processes needed to address challenges such as toxic stress, social and racial inequity, and social determinants of health. Coordinate launch of “healing centered” resident engagement program that includes training for community leaders and local service providers. Develop an Equitable Development Toolkit that neighbors can use to advocate for more community-minded private development in their neighborhood. Assist NKCDC in incorporating “healing centered” principles into its physical projects such as vacant land conversions.

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