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On May 23, YNDC's TreeCorps completed its spring planting of 185 two inch caliper trees. Trees were planted in multiple neighborhoods including: the greater Glenwood Avenue area, Boulevard Park, Powerstown, Buckeye Plat, Lincoln Knolls, Wick Park, Lansingville, Gibson Heights, Arlington Heights, and Mahoning Commons.

On Wednesday, May 29, the Ohio Department of Development (ODOD) awarded $2,415,000 in Welcome Home Ohio (WHO) program funding to Mahoning County Land Bank (MCLB) in partnership with the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation (YNDC) to create new affordable housing opportunities.



Construction of new houses and the creation of a new neighborhood is underway on Youngstown’s South Side, a rare development for the city.

The Alliance for Congregational Transformation Influencing our Neighborhoods, or ACTION, a faith-based community organization in the Mahoning Valley, will greatly expand its presence in the near future.