Respect, cooperation, responsibility, and self-improvement. We listen to the needs of the residents; we aggregate their voice; we support them addressing community issues; we empower them to stand up for themselves.
Chair of the Board
AVillage is a grassroots, non-profit organization.
It was founded in August 2009, with a dedication to developing the South End of Albany, NY.
We work hard to create new programs, and hopes, in the South End community and beyond.
Our job is to identify the tools needed for change, and then help the community to access them. We carry out the mission and goals by meeting with community members on a regular basis, launching community building events, and collaborating with community partners. We reclaim vacant lots, organize neighborhood clean-ups, work with neighborhood youth, and engage in public issue advocacy.
Urban Sustainability Coordinator
To improve the quality of life for residents of the South End, by reclaiming the neighborhoods, and by encouraging, engaging, and empowering the communities.
Interim Executive Director
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