“Economic growth is easy, but inclusion is harder.”
There are many silos and reactive approaches to tackling issues. We imagine a time when organizations worked with the community to co-create the solutions.
Empathy, the first step of human-centered design is the ability to step into another person's shoes.
Collective impact is a long-term proposition; take the time to lay a strong foundation.
Unlike a broken part that can be replaced, the system is not considered broken because it is producing the result it was designed to produce.
If we are concerned about reducing poverty, we must be concerned about creating opportunity.
One Troy is seeking project proposals in partnership with the five working groups focused on the areas of Safety, Community Revitalization, Housing, Workforce Development and Youth that will measurably impact poverty in the North Central and Hillside North neighborhoods.
See what she had to say when we asked her why she got involved with One Troy and why she thinks others should be invested in One Troy!
Christine joins us from Habitat for Humanity Capital District where she serves as their Executive Director. On our One Troy team, she serves as a steering committee member.
On August 25th, we gathered to follow up on the conversations we had at our One Thing event in July. The results from the first event showed clear interest in the following areas: Youth, Housing, Jobs, Safety, and Community Revitalization.