Blight

Blight, Mississippi IAF, JSU Foundation, St. Mark's Episcopal

WTJ Demolishes Blight in Jackson, MS

Monday, February 13, 2017
Clarion-Ledger

Two months after Working Together Jackson put public pressure on Jackson State University (JSU) to replace long-abandoned buildings with green space, leaders celebrated the first demolition on campus. Read more about WTJ Demolishes Blight in Jackson, MS

Working Together Jackson

Neighborhood Cleanup, Blight, Streetlights, Animal Control, Ramon Duran

TBO Confronts Commissioner Court Candidates in Del Rio, Texas

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Del Rio News

Leaders of the Border Organization confronted Democratic Party candidates for two seats on the Val Verde County Commissioners Court, Precinct 2, asking them whether they would work with the organization to address the clearing of dirty lots, demolition of abandoned homes, lighting on dark streets and roundup of stray animals... Read more about TBO Confronts Commissioner Court Candidates in Del Rio, Texas

The Border Organization

Blight, Neighborhood Safety, Housing, organizing in Nebraska

OTOC Fights for $1 Million in Housing Demolition in Omaha

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
KETV

Omaha Together One Community wants both candidates to commit $1 million a year to the problem.  The city has 748 houses on its demolition list. On average, it costs the city about $12,000 to knock down a house -- but neighbors say it’s worth every penny.

West / Southwest IAF Read more about OTOC Fights for $1 Million in Housing Demolition in Omaha

OTOC