Archive for August, 2012

Join us a Guerin at 9:00 a.m. Bags, brooms and shovels will be there, and we hope you will too. See you on Saturday!

A new study from Penn shows that neighborhood cleanups improve the health and safety of the entire neighborhood. We didn’t need a study to tell us that, but it’s good to have scientific proof:

Penn study says neighborhood cleanups are good for health and safety

Sprucing up vacant lots in a high-crime neighborhood may make people feel safer, researchers reported Tuesday – a seemingly obvious finding that nevertheless adds to a growing body of research showing how cheap and simple interventions may affect the health of a community.

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