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Building Dreams with One Resident in Tidewater Gardens

As relocation begins in the Tidewater Gardens community, Tionna’s dreams of owning her own daycare are brought to reality with the guidance of the...

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Supporting Norfolk Entrepreneurs One Micro-Grant at a Time

A unique opportunity for entrepreneurs and organizations in Norfolk springs up with the arrival of micro-grants awarded by People First Empowered by USI. People...

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Impacting Education in the Perkins Homes Community

Young scholars in the Perkins Home community in Baltimore work to overcome barriers to their education with the help of the USI Baltimore staff....

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Building a Brighter Future for One Harmony Oaks Student

In Harmony Oaks, 20 USI families were awarded a scholarship to participate in Camp: ASPIRE, a STEM-based program offered throughout the summer of 2020...

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Helping One Norfolk Resident Find Community

A Norfolk resident, Ms. Hagans, finds the perfect neighborhood to raise her grandson, Ray. Barbara Hagans has been living in the Tidewater Gardens neighborhood...

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