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Bianca Bowles
  • 41, Female
  • New Haven, CT
  • United States
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Name of the Organization
Dwight Central Management Team
Contact Person
Bianca Bowles
Contact phone
(203) 868-2290
E-mail
biancalately@hotmail.com
Website
http://www.facebook.com/people/Dcmt-Dwight-Central-Mnt/100002924334978
Interest
Early Childhood, Aging\Elderly Services, Youth, Food Assistance, Career Assistance, Housing Assistance, Shelter, Health, Education, Adult Education, Financial Literacy, Advocacy, Arts
Description Interest
In the spring of 1995, the Dwight Central Management Team (DCMT) began working with the Neighborhood Partnership network (NPN) and the Yale Urban Design Workshop (YUDW) to develop a Neighborhood Plan for Community Action. After a summer of studying the issues involved in the neighborhoods, the groups organized a 4-day community design workshop which was held at the Timothy Dwight School. During this 4-day charrette over 250 participants, including neighborhood residents, public officials and local community institutions, voiced their concerns and opinions about the neighborhood.

In September of 1996 the Plan was released. Dwight Neighborhood has made impressive progress towards many of the goals articulated in the Plan. Such accomplishments range from the development of the Greater Dwight Development Corporation (GDDC), a community development corporation with the capabilities to fundraise and manage the monies needed to improve the neighborhood, major improvements in safety, economic and social strength, housing as well as community wellness.

The neighborhood has also produced an impressive array of important individual projects, such as the Shaw’s Plaza, which is currently housing a strong community partner Stop & Shop.

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At 4:28pm on December 7, 2011, Lee Cruz said…

Bianca,

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