Social entrepreneur Deirdre L. Jones-Lowman believes in paying it forward

Deirdre L. Jones-Lowman, Ph.D.(c), MBA, CYMC/YLC is the founder of DJ Squared Consultative Group, a for-profit career and HR management consulting group; co-founder of Empowered Community Development Organization, a nonprofit, human and social services organization in Philadelphia and managing director of the Pay it Forward Initiative, a personal development and life coaching initiative which focuses […]

5,000 low- to moderate-income adults have become homeowners

LIFT programs help 5,000 people achieve dream of homeownership Collaboration between Wells Fargo and NeighborWorks America provides homebuyer education and down payment assistance Wells Fargo & Company, America’s largest mortgage lender, and NeighborWorks America, a national nonprofit organization which creates opportunities for people to live in affordable homes and improve their lives, today announced more than […]

$2 million grant to rebuild Alanta: Buy and renovate homes, find out how

Housing groups creating jobs in city of Atlanta Housing groups have called for the purchase and renovation of 7,500 homes in metro Atlanta over the next five years to help rebuild Atlanta neighborhoods in the wake of the foreclosure crisis. This achievement will create jobs, help fill neighborhoods with homeowners and increase property values – without […]

Volunteers clean up Peeples Street in Atlanta; join forces with Wells Fargo

NeighborhoodLIFTSM Beautification Day Coming to Historic West End Neighborhood Volunteers to landscape and spruce up Peeples Street Around 50 volunteers collaborated to spruce up and plant flowers along Peeples Street in Atlanta’s Historic West End on June 4 as part of the 30th annual national NeighborWorks Week. Four non-profits, Invest Atlanta, Trees Atlanta, two neighborhood associations and […]