1200 Dean Street Block Association
Grant Year: 2016
1200 Dean Street Block Association is hosting a children's greening project culminating in a community planting celebration. The group is focusing on civic participation for children under 14 and helping to foster relationships between newly-arrived young renters and older homeowners who do not usually have the opportunity to get to know one another.
Grant Year: 2015
1200 Dean Street Block Association is undertaking a block cleanup project as a means of engaging youth and families in community service and building connections between neighbors on their quickly diversifying block of over 500 residents. Youth are being engaged in planting and clean up, and the project is concluding with a diversity celebration on the block.
Grant Year: 2014
1200 Dean Street Block Association is engaging long-term residents and new renters in a greening and beautification project. They are planting flowers, perennials, and trees and organizing a celebration. Through the project, residents are strengthening relationships and opening up cross-generational dialogue.
Grant Year: 2012
The 1200 Dean Street Block Association is initiating an intense greening and community engagement project. The group is beautifying street trees with flowers, and hosting organized activities to encourage engagement between neighbors across class and racial lines.