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.
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Esther’s Closet Spotlight

Women’s role in the workplace has grown over time. From being a homemaker, to working in the factories during worktime, to now running businesses and being visible in just about every industry. Esther’s Closet is

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Parent Connect

Supporting parent engagement is one of the many ways Grassroots encourages relationship-building, community, and collaboration between families and staff at community schools. At Alta Vista Elementary, there is a group of parents who have created

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Nataly Sanchez

Hello! I’m Nataly Sanchez and I am more than thrilled to be joining Grassroots as a Community Organizer in the South Waco area. I am originally from Eagle Pass, Tx but have called Waco home

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Baked Bliss Business Profile

If you take a stroll down N. 15th street in the Sanger Heights neighborhood, you may come across the sweet smell of cinnamon wafting through the air from Baked Bliss, a bakery that is located

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Kay Bell East Waco Farmers Market

A person’s hopes and dreams are what they envision for themselves. Kay Bell’s hopes and dreams also included her community. She has hopes to build an avenue that will educate the East Waco community about

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Roof Repair Program

Ms. White has a long history with Waco that dates back to 1946. She was born and raised here and still calls Waco home. Her husband ran an auto shop for over 30 years on

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Cooking Class

Residents of the Brook Oaks Neighborhood have been doing some culinary exploration with local chefs these past few weeks. They are learning new ways to use foods they may have come in contact within their

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Property Taxes

Spring brings planting backyard gardens, the return of weekly mowing, and more outdoor family activities. If you are a homeowner, the spring can also bring concerns about rising property taxes. Shortly after letters from the

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Understanding Inflation

Over the past year we have seen how rising prices for energy, food, agricultural products, and other goods can affect the entire economy. Rising prices, known as inflation, impact our everyday cost of living. Combatting

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JH Hines PTA in Action!

The primary purpose of a school PTA is to support the work and efforts of the school’s teachers and staff and to foster a sense of community between the parents and the school. JH Hines

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Grassroots Community Development
Grassroots Community Development16 hours ago
Looking local Black History Month activities and celebrations? Check out this impressive list of Waco Black History month activities the Baylor Department of Multicultural Affairs put together of event happening around the city! https://multicultural.web.baylor.edu/bhm
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Grassroots Community Development5 days ago
We had a great time helping small business owners with their We All Win applications last Friday! Please feel free to call or stop by our office if you need last minute help with your application. The deadline to apply is tomorrow Friday, February 3rd.