Persistence. This is the word I would use to describe the efforts of longtime Oakwood Neighborhood resident, Connie. Over the past year, she has diligently worked to re-start the Oakwood Neighborhood Association which has been
The last 18 months have been one of the most difficult times in my twenty years of employment at Grassroots Community Development. There was so much uncertainty at the beginning of the Covid-19 Pandemic. In
Giving back to the community through community service is at the heart of the work of Grassroots. In June, Grassroots partnered with STARRY and Mentor Waco to build flower beds for some of the residents
That is the most common response we hear from our clients who participated in our Freeze Repair Program. All across our city, homeowners were left with plumbing issues from the February freeze that exceeded their
Brook Oaks Neighborhood is a historic neighborhood in North Waco with an amazing amount of community assets. When neighborhood leaders began to imagine ways to encourage neighbors to engage in a healthier lifestyle, they quickly
Winter Storm Uri impacted Texas in immeasurable ways, with many still unable to make home repairs without assistance. Despite summer being well underway, many Texans are still hurting from the impact of Winter Storm Uri.
Flowing water and swimming pools often make us think of creeks, rivers, and summertime fun. But this winter, these words are how people were describing water underneath their homes. The great freeze from Winter Storm
Although 2020 has been a difficult year, it has highlighted the need for the commitment to race equity we have seen from several community leaders in Waco over the past few years. Read more about it on our blog:
2020 has been quite a year. We are still in the midst of a global pandemic that has impacted tens of millions worldwide and is spotlighting health inequities in the US that have caused Black, Indigenous, and Latino people to be more at risk of getting and dying from COVID-19. We witnessed the unjust...
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