Introducing Oliver. It’s a Baltimore neighborhood that’s seen better days. It’s also the inspiring story of resident engagement, innovative fundraising and a community that’s transforming hundreds of homes in an effort to change its next chapter.

November 10, 2015

In This Report, You’ll Learn

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    An overview of the Oliver project.

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    Four key community development lessons.

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    Why creating economic opportunities is critical.

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    How the project utilized innovative financing strategies.

Key Takeaway

Oliver is a neighborhood that's getting a second chance

Many partners — residents, businesses, churches, foundations and community development experts — have worked together to transform Baltimore’s hard-hit Oliver neighborhood. Their focus? Create a viable real estate market and reinvigorate a community that has struggled to contend with disinvestment and concentrated poverty.

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