Category: neighborhood improvement

We Appreciate Your Generous Support

Your Donation Matters “TRIP rents apartments at affordable prices.” “Really? I thought TRIP helps people become homeowners.” “No, TRIP is about rehabbing old, unmarketable homes and making them useable again.” “Hmm, I thought TRIP supported neighborhood leaders and associations.” Many people don’t know that TRIP does all of the above…… Read more »

Building Leaders

Community Leadership Institute TRIP hosted a group of residents at this year’s Community Leadership Institute in Sacramento in October.  James (Chick) Mayben, Mack Henderson, Andrea Branch, and Team Coordinator Davia Collington were joined by TRIP’s VISTA volunteer Anasha Cummings, Rental Manager Kenny Holmes, and Director of Community Affairs Hilary Lamishaw. … Read more »

Troy Hosts 2nd Annual NYS Neighborhoods Revitalization Conference

Register Today! Registration is now open for the second annual New York State Neighborhood Revitalization Conference at http://nyneighborhoods.org on Saturday, September 21st, at Russell Sage College  Billed as “Sharing, Solving, Strategizing for the Future,” it will host statewide neighborhood organizers in a day of idea sharing, problem solving, and strategizing… Read more »

Small City Revitalization

Second Annual  New York State Neighborhood Revitalization Conference Last September a group of local residents launched the first Annual New York State Neighborhood Revitalization Conference.  Held on a weekend at Russell Sage College, a keynote talk by author James Kunstler launched us into a day of lively interaction and discussion… Read more »

Interested in Making a Difference? Volunteers Needed!

TRIP is seeking volunteers to help with an exciting new project!  In partnership with neighborhood groups and the city, we will be undertaking a community survey in part of North Central Troy to determine the level of community spirit, the advantages and disadvantages of the neighborhood, and the physical condition… Read more »

Troy Neighborhoods Action Council Meeting Feb. 13th

All are welcome!! Wednesday, February 13th, 6 -7:30pmAt The Hill Street Inn, 202 4th St, Troy “I always look forward to our TNAC meetings. It’s great to get together with other community leaders from different areas, from South Troy to the ‘Burgh, which we try to do four times a… Read more »

First Annual Statewide Neighborhood Revitalization Conference Warmly Received

On Saturday, September 22nd, urban planners, local officials, and neighborhood activists from Buffalo, Cheektowaga, Syracuse, Johnson City, Newburgh, and Bennington, as well as a contingent representing the Capital District from Albany, Troy, Schenectady, Latham, Amsterdam, and Cropseyville gathered together on Russell Sage campus to share knowledge and ideas about neighborhood… Read more »