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Jun 6, 2012
Category: General
Posted by: sboone

Helen Barrett Montgomerty School # 50, located at 301 Seneca Ave is getting a significant upgrade.


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Why Partner With G14621?

 

We've been around since 1974.

 

Through good times and bad, we remain committed to advocate for and to involve our community members in collective efforts to improve the quality of life in our neighborhoods.

 

What we've accomplished

 

Pre-nomination Study 1st Phase (2010). Participated in building of Conkey Ave Playground Park (2010). Advocated for the N. Clinton Ave/ La Avenida Streetscape Improvements (2004-2010). St. Paul Revitalization Project. Supported the revival of the Joseph Ave Festival. Fostered redevelopment of the former Silver Stadium site as the 14621 Industrial Park. Helped create the Progressive Neighborhood Federal Credit Union. Campaigned for the building of the Roberto Clemente Elementary School. Advocated for the construction of the Avenue D Recreational Center in-ground pool. Participated in the rehab and sale of more than 20 vacant houses. Assisted in forming more than 150 block clubs since 1978. Advocated to retain Hickey-Freeman Co., (A major employer in the neighborhood was successful, with City and State funding secured).

 

Active-Ongoing Projects

 

Afterschool programs-training high school students in the operation of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology. Promoting community gardens (six gardens established since 2004). Continue to support activities for current block clubs. Providing education and outreach to end Lead poisoning. Recruit for PAC-TAC, neighborhood watch. Work with Rochester Police Department in targeted initiatives to address chronic open air drug markets and drug houses. Partner with Rochester Fire Department on open house, outreach, and education efforts in neighborhood.

 

Working with three commercial areas and business associations for Clinton Ave, Joseph Ave, Hudson Ave and Portland Ave. (To strengthen retail business in neighborhood (HABA, BOA, El-Camino Estate)

 

Owner-occupied rehab and CHDO activities. (Renovating vacant homes for first time home owners.

 

We appreciate your commitment to the vision, mission and goals of G14621!