I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
Seeing homes and entire streets transformed through rehabilitation, new construction, and the facade grant program. Crews of 100+ student volunteers out on a cold winter morning to pick up dozens of garbage bags of trash. The expression of pride in a graduate of JobLinks who is able to support themselves and their family. Knowing that there is an organization to turn to in times of need.
Ways to make it better...
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Increase capacity and funding. Empower OPDC to make an even greater difference in the community to promote home ownership and reinvestment, develop career skills, enhance quality of life, and make Oakland one of Pittsburgh's most attractive and desirable neighborhoods.
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How did you learn about this organization?
Through neighbors involved in it.
What is this organization's top short-term priority?
Work alongside a developer to reinvest in new housing in South Oakland.
What is its top priority in the long run?
To help Oakland reach is fullest potential.
When was your last experience with this nonprofit?