Community Stories

The Washing Well Wins $109,000 from Impact 100

The Washing Well project was selected as a 2014 Impact 100 Grant Winner!  The Washing Well will create safe, affordable, and local laundry for all residents of Lower Price Hill.  The goal of the project is two fold: 1) to create a place for residents to access laundry and 2) to contri
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Food and Community

Nothing brings people together like a delicious meal.  It is the age old tactic in community organizing: if you feed them, they will come.  We have used this idea for years through our community picnics.  Each spring and fall we stop all of our work and take a moment to share a meal w
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Be Comfortable with Your Story

Be comfortable with your story. Those were my words of wisdom to a new friend that had I met a few weeks ago while at training to be an AmeriCorps VISTA member. Barely 21 years old and bright-eyed, he sat across from me at dinner struggling to cope with other’s perception of him
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Founding Community Matters

The creation of Community Matters was driven by the energy and passion of the Lower Price Hill community. After working in our community for many years with Education Matters, we began to see trends in how people would fall through the cracks as they pursued opportunities. Two years a
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