Category: Neighborhood Capacity Program
Monday, November 11, 2019
Tiffany N. Turnage, Program Director
How was SMA started?
SMA opened its doors in the year 2000 to help support local civic organizations in addressing community concerns such as blight, food deserts, environmental racism, and social injustice. These issues are, and always will be, at the core of our agency’s mission.
What is your current focus?
SMA has focused on three core goals: social services, mentoring, and advocacy. In 2012, our agency took a...
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Monday, October 28, 2019
Jared Myers, Executive Director
How was the Heights CDC started?
The Heights CDC began organizing in 2013 and was officially established in 2016. A small group of residents who went to Christ Community Church completed a community survey with 80 families to find out how the church could best serve the neighborhood. The results of that survey showed that residents wanted better housing and a safer community. The Binghampton Development Corporation was awarded a Building...
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