LEAPS ACTION CENTER

Make A Green Noise

About September 18, 2012

The quality of life in urban communities are compromised by a park poor environment and further weaken by urban blight. The lack of flourishing community greenspace translates into weak and failing neighborhoods, crime, lack of pride and belongingness, individual disconnect with the environment, poor civic engagement ,missed opportunities to stimulate eco-nomic revitalization , and poor land management. MAKE A GREEN NOISE! is part of a global movement to utilize green tools to promote opportunities for equitable, sustainable and innovative renewal. The transformation of a vacant lots has the capacity to:
 Restore pride
 Deter crime
 Reduce urban decay
 Improve local biodiversity
 Foster neighborhood cohesion
 Improve civic engagement
 Improve watershed health
 Improve individual health
 Decrease urban heat island effect
 Promote green inclusive economy

 

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