1200 Dean Street Block Association

Grant Year:  2018

Grant Type: Love Your Block Grant

The 1200 Dean Street Block Association is working to cultivate healthy intergenerational and cross-class relationships amongst block residents, increase block safety, and promote local youth-focused environmental stewardship  through a beautification event that includes planting and annual and perennial flowers and plants  in block tree pits, planters, and window boxes,  environmental stewardship education and incentives for block youth, and a cultural diversity celebration to share and celebrate cultural difference and diversity.

Grant Year:  2016

Grant Type: Neighborhood Grants

1200 Dean Street Block Association is hosting a children's greening project culminating in a community planting celebration. The group is focusing on civic participation for children under 14 and helping to foster relationships between newly-arrived young renters and older homeowners who do not usually have the opportunity to get to know one another.

Grant Year:  2015

Grant Type: Neighborhood Grants

1200 Dean Street Block Association is undertaking a block cleanup project as a means of engaging youth and families in community service and building connections between neighbors on their quickly diversifying block of over 500 residents. Youth are being engaged in planting and clean up, and the project is concluding with a diversity celebration on the block.

Grant Year:  2014

Grant Type: Neighborhood Grants

1200 Dean Street Block Association is engaging long-term residents and new renters in a greening and beautification project. They are planting flowers, perennials, and trees and organizing a celebration. Through the project, residents are strengthening relationships and opening up cross-generational dialogue.

Grant Year:  2012

Grant Type: Neighborhood Grants

1200 Dean Street Block association is initiating a  greening and community engagement project. The group is beautifying street trees with flowers, and hosting organized activities to encourage engagement between neighbors across class and racial lines.