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  • South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corp.(SoBRO) South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corp.(SoBRO)

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(40.815926,-73.91664)
 

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Mission Statement

SoBRO’s mission is to enhance the quality of life in the South Bronx by strengthening businesses and creating and implementing innovative economic, housing, educational, and career development programs for youth and adults.

Description

SoBRO’s programming has expanded over the years to meet the growing needs of this Bronx community. SoBRO’s menu of services includes: * Programs for youth that combine academic skills and work readiness training with leadership development activities while exposing them to new ideas and possibilities; * Job training, basic education, and placement services that prepare low-income, unemployed and underemployed individuals for the workforce and provide additional services like financial literacy training to help them become self-sufficient; * Creation of high quality, attractive affordable housing for low and moderate income families and supportive housing for individuals with special needs; * Assisting small businesses to grow and prosper, fostering the creation of job opportunities and increasing investment in the community; * Commercial revitalization that helps to attract business to commercial corridors and encourages businesses to relocate to or remain in the Bronx; and * Initiatives that address sustainability and health concerns of the 21st Century.

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http://www.sobro.org

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