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Planting Seeds of Hope

– While developing our Neighborhood Plan in 2018, we surveyed Millville residents to find out what they wanted in their neighborhood. A community garden was top of the list. We are very proud that we were able to make this dream…

The BIG Shift

– Who would have that thought in mid-March, when our organization, Holly City Development Corporation, decided to work remotely, that seven months later we would still be in the midst of a pandemic? No one did. We had projects and programming…

Recognizing the Needs of Our Community

– Millville is a close-knit community where everyone knows each other. Because of this, we have a very strong coalition of community partners. We also have an amazing team of Community Builders who live and work with families in the neighborhood…

An Air of Resident-Driven Change in Millville

– There is an excitement in the air as residents come together to make changes in their community. Millville’s Center City residents have been meeting monthly to take on projects that will change the city’s environment. Given different project ideas, residents…

Be the Change Youth Group Takes Ownership in Millville

– Since its formation, Millville’s first community action group has taken ownership of their Little Free Libraries project. These teens have deemed themselves the “Be the Change” group. They are committed to being the driving force behind the installation of 10…

Millville Youth Form First Community Action Group

– Members of the Millville Neighborhood Alliance, through the support of New Jersey Health Initiatives’ Upstream Action Acceleration initiative, have been working with residents to identify, and advocate for, the needs of the community. A group of local teens who participate…

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