How We Do It
There’s always room at the table for you. The process of how we change our community is a living and breathing process. Although we have a structure to channel the energy and ideas, the talent and gifts you bring is welcome at any time. And because this process is organic, it’s up to you and your contribution of time and energy that turns CoreChange from words to actions.
- The Community Discussion – For many, this is the starting point, where five to twelve members of the community meet for a single session. Directed by a CoreChange trained Community Discussion Leader. <MORE>
- The Summit – Held in February 2012, The Summit was an initiative to bring all segments of the community together to produce solutions to overcome challenges in the community largely through economic inclusion. The CoreChange Summit, a three day event, was designed to fuse together institutional and community expertise to produce solutions that cannot be imagined otherwise. <MORE>
- The Working Groups – The CoreChange Summit produced a wealth of innovative ideas on how to “Invent the New American City” and helped to connect folks together who have similar passions. From their collective energies and ideas, the Working Groups become the cornerstone in helping determine how we will build this new world. <MORE>
- Waterfields, LLC - Waterfields, LLC is a for profit company inspired by the Lower Price Hill community. We are leveraging local capacity to realize a more healthy, peaceful and prosperous neighborhood through full time employment in year-round urban agriculture. Our sustainable business model applies proven technology and deploys underutilized community assets to generate a cornerstone business by and for the people of Lower Price Hill. The mission of Waterfields is to create and develop healthy, sustainable urban agricultural businesses in areas of concentrated poverty and disadvantaged neighborhoods that provide local residents with meaningful work, livable wages, health benefits, and opportunities for individual growth, advancement and wealth creation. Waterfields will employ neighborhood residents at locations that are easily accessible to them, in profitable, sustainable industrial-scale agricultural facilities, producing high quality fish (initially Tilapia), varietal lettuce, herbs and micro greens, year-round. <MORE>