Department of Energy has featured Empowerhouse. In the video, Lakiya Culley talks about how her solar-powered, passive home, located in D.C.’s Deanwood neighborhood, has changed her family’s future.
Category Archive: Projects
Harlem Peace Partners is a grantmaking and research institute with a mission to support and strengthen community-based anti youth-violence organizations, programs, projects, and entrepreneurs in Harlem. We seek to facilitate the growth and development of community-based organizations (CBOs) by building their capacity so that they may have a greater impact on the youth and the community as a whole.
“Junt@s is a soon-to-be organization that aims to bring economic opportunity through sewing for women who are heads of households, victims of domestic violence, or casualties of the political conflict in La Merced, Caldas, Colombia.” -Daniela Talero
Each semester, the Sustainable Urban Communities (SUC) practicum offers Milano students the opportunity to reach outside the classroom and make a impact in the broader community, addressing issues from affordable housing to food systems to disaster recovery.
“Many of the classes I have taken at Milano have helped to shape my concept as well as think about where this fits into the marketplace. In one of the core Nonprofit Management courses, Fundraising and Development, I was able to use class assignments to develop actual grant proposals and competition applications for Sweet Generation.” -Amy Chasan