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Posted by saviadmin on Aug 8, 2011

Binford Redevelopment and Growth, Inc. (BRAG)

The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Sustainable Communities Initiatives supports community-driven efforts to revitalize neighborhoods through comprehensive community development. In 2006, Indianapolis launched the Great Indy Neighborhoods Initiative (GINI) to promote healthy communities through comprehensive quality of life planning and development. This effort has resulted in several programs and targeted investments in six demonstration sites throughout the city. This report is intended to help local funders, civic and neighborhood leaders, and LISC staff monitor change in these areas of concentrated investment by providing local data and indicators of quality of life in one of the six target neighborhoods, Binford Redevelopment and Growth, Inc. (BRAG).

Initial Report (Baseline)

SAVI Community Profile (most recent data)

SAVI Community Profile for Target Tract


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Posted by saviadmin on Aug 8, 2011

Changing Diversity in Marion County (1990-2010)

How can we look beyond the demographic snapshot of our city and begin to explore the social dynamics within and between neighborhoods? An increasingly important concept in public life, diversity can be described in the most basic sense as the number of groups represented in a place and the proportions of each. A deeper understanding of the state of diversity in our community can include how and why these proportions change over time and how the groups interact with each other.

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