What Draft Plan and Implementation Meetings (To view the event flyer, click for English or Spanish) When and Where Buena Vida Resident Meeting: Wednesday October 25, 2017, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM at Buena Vida Development Choice Neighborhood HQ, 1406 14th Street Neighborhood Community Meeting: Thursday October 26, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM at Brownsville… Continue reading Draft Plan and Implementation Meetings – October 25 & 26
What: Equitable Development Workshop (Click here to view the event flyer) When: Tuesday June 20, 2017, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Where: Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts. 660 E Ringgold St, Brownsville, TX 78520 Description: Are you interested in seeing development in Brownsville that helps our local economy while maintaining opportunities for affordable housing and creating walkable,… Continue reading Equitable Development Workshop – June 20
What: HACB’s Children’s Reading Club and Lending Library Unveiling. (Click here to view the event flyer) When: Saturday May 20, 2017, 10:30 AM Where: Edelstein Park, 1155 E Polk St, Brownsville, TX 78550 Description: Free Books for Children! Fun Activities! Snacks! Informational Booths! Buena Vida Paper Orchestra! We invite you to join us at a Edelstein Park for HACB’s Children’s Reading Club. Featured will be… Continue reading HACB’s Children’s Reading Club & Lending Library Unveiling
What: Buena Vida Choice Neighborhood Community Open House When: Thursday, March 16, 2017, 11am – 1pm Where: Buena Vida Choice Neighborhood Headquarters, 1406 E. 14th Street, Brownsville, Texas 78520 Description: We invite you to join us at a Community Open House to view a summary of thoughts, ideas and activities generated by the community… Continue reading Buena Vida Choice Neighborhood Community Open House
When: Saturday, February 18, 2017 Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Where: Edelstein Park. 1155 E. Polk Street, Brownsville, TX 78520. To view event flyer with location, click for English or Spanish. Description: Better Block is a temporary urban design activity to help envision a block with a variety of resources that may bring a concept to… Continue reading Buena Vida Build a Better Block
When: Thursday, October 27, 2016 Time: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Where: Cummings Middle School, 1800 Cummings Place. To view event flyer with location, click for English or Spanish. Description: What are the most positive things about the Buena Vida neighborhood? What are the negative issues that need to be addressed? Do you have ideas for… Continue reading Community Meeting #2!
When: Wednesday, September 7, 2016 Time: 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM Where: East Tyler Street, Between East 13th Street and East 14th Street. To view event flyer with location, click for English or Spanish. Description: The Buena Vida neighborhood is one of ten communities nationwide to be awarded a 2016 HUD Choice Neighborhoods Planning… Continue reading BUENA VIDA KICK OFF CELEBRATION!
Enthusiasm for the Choice Neighborhoods planning process for the Buena Vida Community resulted in a revitalized soccer field that sits adjacent to the Buena Vida Development. This early action project was completed this past Spring through a collaboration between YouthBuild Brownsville and HACB. It is a great example of the type of tangible results that… Continue reading Rehabbed Soccer Field an Early Action Project
Brownsville, Texas is one of ten communities to receive a Choice Neighborhoods (CN) Planning grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The target site for the planning grant is the Buena Vida Development, which contains severely distressed public housing that requires significant rehabilitation. This issue is one of many that will be… Continue reading Brownsville, Texas Awarded Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grant