Committed to a brighter future for children, neighbors and communities.

We consider a healthy neighborhood to be one that is safe, clean, and diverse; one in which it makes economic sense for people to invest and one where neighbors manage change successfully.

We consider a healthy neighborhood to be one that is safe, clean, and diverse; one in which it makes economic sense for people to invest and one where neighbors manage change successfully.

Category: General

When We Spend Time Together

Having a community supports change and growth. Change and growth can happen when a group gathers with similar goals and aspirations. As confidence grows and knowledge expands, a community can understand the power of working

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General

Faith and Housing in the Same Conversation

When you think of housing, what comes to mind? Affordability? Mortgages? Contractors and realtors?  If the topic of housing comes up, our immediate response may not be to think of a congregation, faith group, or

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General

Roof Repair

Over the years we have seen some pretty leaky roofs. The problem with a leaky roof is that it can very quickly destroy the very structure it was intended to protect. A lot of the

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General

Grassroots is Hiring

Join the Grassroots team as we are looking to add a Community Organizer. The Community Organizer is a dynamic, solution-oriented professional committed to engaging and developing neighborhood leadership. Using a consensus organizing model and assets

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Education

The Basics of Credit Scoring

The Basics of Credit Scoring  A credit score is a number calculated from information on your credit reports.  Generally, the higher the number, the better your credit history.  Credit scores help predict the likelihood that

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General

Grassroots is Hiring

Join the Grassroots team as we are looking to add a Community Organizer. The Community Organizer is a dynamic, solution-oriented professional committed to engaging and developing neighborhood leadership. Using a consensus organizing model and assets

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Grassroots Community Development
Grassroots Community Development2 days ago
Check out our newest blog post about the power of connection within our community!

Follow the link: https://grassrootswaco.org/blog/when-we-spend-time-together
Grassroots Community Development
Grassroots Community Development1 week ago
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Grassroots Community Development
Grassroots Community Development2 weeks ago
When this happens, it's usually because the owner only shared it with a small group of people, changed who can see it or it's been deleted.
Grassroots Community Development
Grassroots Community Development2 weeks ago
"If the topic of housing comes up, our immediate response may not be to think of a congregation, faith group, or even our own church community. Yet, faith groups – whether that be your own church or small work group – can be a strength in our communities in so many ways. From spiritual care and guidance to practical assistance and resources, our faith communities can be one of the solutions to address housing in Waco."

Follow the link to our latest blog post called "Faith and Housing in the Same Conversation".

https://grassrootswaco.org/blog/faith-and-housing-in-the-same-conversation/

#grassrootswaco #wacononprofits #celebratingcommunity #homeownershipgoals #homeownership
Grassroots Community Development
Grassroots Community Development2 weeks ago
Please join us on April 13th as we serve the North Waco Community. We invite you to register with the QR code and volunteer some time to support homeowners. This is a community-based minor repair and cleanup project that requires no expertise! For any questions about the event, please contact Sarai Muniz at sarai@grassrootswaco.org.
Grassroots Community Development
Grassroots Community Development3 weeks ago
Grassroots is looking to expand their team with another Community Organizer! The Grassroots Community Organizer is a dynamic, solution-oriented professional committed to engaging and developing neighborhood leadership. Using a consensus organizing model and assets based community organizing style the community organizer will be responsible for organizing and developing leaders in Waco in four major areas:

- Grassroots Leadership Training (GLT)
- Neighborhood-specific Organizing
- School Involvement
- Family Engagement

For more information, see the full job description at: https://grassrootswaco.org/wp-content/uploads/Grassroots-Community-Organizer-position-2024.pdf

The deadline for resumes and questions is Feb 16th. Please send resumes to Mike Stone at mike@grassrootswaco.org.