Building Blocks is a collaborative and unique organization offering specialized block-level community organizing which engages residents in the development and revitalization of their neighborhood to improve the overall quality of life.  At the heart of Building Blocks programming is the commitment to collaboration and strengths-based organizing for community development.  The work of Building Blocks builds and strengthens social capital, builds and strengthens resident resilience, increases civic engagement, builds individual and collective resident leadership, improves the exterior look of houses as well as the overall street.


Our participants revitalize their neighborhoods by working together on home improvement and community projects, such as park maintenance, to help build a community.


  • home gardens

  • fencing

  • landscaping

  • entry door security

  • clean-up projects 

  • painting projects

  • porch repairs

  • and more!


  • community gardens

  • clean-up projects

  • park maintenance

  • security and lighting

  • walkway repair

  • block parties

  • and more!