Charged with engaging residents and anchor institutions to participate in organized urban renewal tasks to restore vibrant, diverse neighborhoods and build community. Created and implemented community-building strategies that engaged residents and anchor institutions to take action in neighborhood revitalization efforts. Identified and developed community leaders to promote and support building healthy, mixed-income residential communities; resulting in increased capacity for social change. Planned and implemented recruitment strategies to increase organization's membership, donations and volunteers. Influenced and expanded inclusiveness by encouraging diverse residents, faith based organizations, businesses and city officials to participate with community outreach events and activities. Developed, marketed and facilitated educational activities/seminars, meetings, and events; resulting in improved relationships, programs, and resources. Planned and coordinated the organization's two largest community events, totaling over 1,200 attendees annually. Created and implemented processes to evaluate the outcomes of activities, including measuring, tracking, reporting and taking appropriate follow-up action. Managed events - led fundraising initiatives for event donations; assisted with planning, organizing and implementing marketing strategies for events; and recruited and coordinated event participants and volunteers.
- Neighborhood Beautification Project: organized the largest neighborhood clean-up in the organization's history.
- Adopt-a-Block campaign: increased the number of Block Captain recruits by 31% and blocks adopted by 36% from previous years.
- Implemented leadership development and training program; resulting in resident leaders enhancing volunteer recruitment and retention skills and increased memberships by 11%.