FirstWorks at The Corners Thrives by Building on Community Assets

The Corners of Highland Heights Community of Shalom faced a difficult decision last summer when it looked like FirstWorks, a long running after-school program, would not re-open with the new school year. Recognizing what an important asset that the program was for the neighborhood, The Corners was determined to save FirstWorks. According to Fred Morton, The Corners' Shalom Zone coordinator, “The Corners’ purpose included strengthening the education of the children in our neighborhood, and we were committed to keeping the program running.” As one of the Communities of Shalom trained and supported by the Center for Transforming Communities (CTC), The Corners had already created and implemente

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