What We Do

Economic Prosperity

We’re collaborating across sectors to bring investment back to the North Avenue Commercial Corridor, employ adults & youth in meaningful green employment, & working to attract housing resources.

Environmental Stewardship

We’re transforming unused spaces into productive gardens, parks & healthy community spaces. We’re addressing lead hazards in backyard gardens & working with neighbors to improve soil quality.

Civic Engagement

We’re creating spaces & opportunity for our neighborhood to participate in caring for our community through workgroups, meetings, events, and programs.

Health & Wellness

We’re supporting a culture of wellness by offering health programs for men and women. We’ve opened the Walnut Way Center to local yoga instructors to offer weekly wellness classes to the community.

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Our Programs

Growing Youth Leadership Internship
Growing Youth Leadership Internship
Neighborly Events
Neighborly Events
Tours
Tours
Neighborhood Collaboration
Neighborhood Collaboration
Men’s Wellness Network
Men’s Wellness Network
Women’s Healing Circle
Women’s Healing Circle
Our mission is to sustain transformation by advancing an economically diverse and abundant community through civic engagement, environmental stewardship, and creating venues for prosperity.
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Imagine with us

Our goal is to create a neighborhood that is thriving, cohesive, and innovative! In the Greater Walnut Way community, rebirth will be evidenced by successful businesses run by residents, parks filled with neighbors, bountiful gardens, festivals and art at a neighborhood scale. Residents will have access to quality education, health care, technical support and investment. Elders will be remembered and consulted. Children will be cherished and guided. Innovations to support our earth will be expected. Neighbors will live and serve abundantly.

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“One thing I do that many people don’t get the chance to do or simply just don’t do it is give to my community. I am a part of Walnut Way and always will be. I feel like I’m around family and friends here.”

Growing Youth Leadership Intern