The Neighborhood Team will connect people in the neighborhoods where ECM works in order to encourage people to get to know more of their neighbors. Team members reside in the neighborhoods where ECM works. Focus areas also include getting the word out about future Work Days and making connections for projects for future Work Days.
Extreme Community Makeover coordinates volunteer teams to partner with underserved people to improve their own homes and neighborhoods. These projects build safer environments; cultivate community among residents, neighborhoods, and networks of local resource providers; and connect residents to a permanent path towards healthy, hopeful, and stable lives.
Extreme Community Makeover (ECM) is designed to invite volunteers into a partnership with residents of specific Denver neighborhoods to complete home and neighborhood improvement projects. These projects include graffiti removal, landscaping, painting, yard work, or other projects identified by the residents. Groups such as churches, companies, families, and schools may participate, or individuals can take part. Equally important as fences that are built are the relationships being built-between the volunteers and the community members, among the neighbors on a block, and between the community and resources in their neighborhood.