Thursday, October 2, 2014

YNDC is proud to announce the publishing of its third quarterly performance report of 2014!

October 2, 2014

In 2013, YNDC was awarded a USDA Community Food Projects grant to improve new farmer training and expand local markets.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Land Reuse Director Liberty Merrill travelled to Queretaro, Mexico to give a lecture at a new sustainable landscaping conference, Paisajismo Vida Sustentable. The seminar, entitled "Rehabilitating Forgotten or Marginalized Urban Areas to Convert Them into Green Public Spaces," highlighed YNDC's work and expanded upon several vacant land reuse projects.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

On Tuesday, September 30th, Steven Cresanto, a first-time homebuyer, closed on his purchase of a 3-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom brick home located at 3231 Neosho Avenue, at the corner of Neosho and Glenwood in the Indian Village neighborhood on Youngstown’s Southwest side that was acquired through a partnership with Huntington Bank and fully rehabilitated by YNDC.

Monday, September 29, 2014

On Saturday, September 27th, YNDC Executive Director Ian Beniston and Neighborhood Stabilization Director Jack Daugherty traveled to Flint, Michigan to participate in Flint's Economic Empowerment Summit.