Economic stability depends on the capacity of an individual or family to build assets: a home, a business, higher education and training, and supportive networks. These assets are a foundation for local economic progress, but too many families in our
Building your social capital, the number and strength of connections that you have with others, leads to increased opportunity. People get jobs, access resources, improve their neighborhoods and make friends through the people that they know. At Lawrence CommunityWorks we
Movement City is a network for young people of Lawrence ages of 10-18. As a part of the Movement City family youth participate in a wide range of activities and programming designed to nurture and develop their passion for creativity
One generation plants the trees; another gets the shade.” – Chinese Proverb Lawrence is a beautiful city, striking in the shear weight and heft of its 19th century mill buildings and dense tenement neighborhoods. The City was built for another
Comcast is a tremendous supporter of Lawrence CommunityWorks and our youth program Movement City! They invited our Executive Director, Jessica Andors to speak with Jenny Johnson on Comcast Newsmakers.
Giraida Perez Gutierrez Mi nombre es Giraida Perez Gutierrez y soy Dominicana – mujer estadounidense nacida en el Bronx, NY. Yo vengo de una familia de inmigrantes, que emigró a los Estados Unidos a finales de los 60’s. Me integre
Giraida Perez Gutierrez My name is Giraida Perez Gutierrez and I am a Dominican – American woman born in Bronx, NY. I come from an immigrant family that migrated to the United States in the late 60’s. I became a