Social Equity

 

Improving the odds for success – How can we strengthen our community so all individuals thrive?

Objectives

  • Strengthen three low-to-moderate income neighborhoods by increasing neighborhood activities.
  • Strengthen three low-to-moderate income neighborhoods by increasing healthy eating and active living.
  • Strengthen three low-to-moderate income neighborhoods by increasing access to health care.
  • Strengthen three low-to-moderate income neighborhoods by increasing participation in outdoor and cultural activities.
  • Help 50 low-to-moderate income, first-time home buyers achieve home ownership.
  • Increase the stock of affordable energy-efficient, universal design homes in Columbia.
  • Reduce carbon footprint, with emphasis on reducing residential energy consumption.

City, Shelter Insurance team up for student success

Thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Shelter Insurance Foundation, three Columbia high school seniors will have opportunities to compete for grants to help fund their higher education plans. The successful applicant must complete a service project in one of the three neighborhoods mentioned in … Continue reading City, Shelter Insurance team up for student success