To create a safe, attractive and livable community with people of
varied means and backgrounds. This community will respect,
recognize and call upon the talents of all. As neighbors, we will create
this community by forging new partnerships among residents,
neighborhood organizations, businesses, churches, schools, colleges,
financial institutions, human service organizations and government
so that we all can share in achieving and sustaining this vision.
The Pleasant Street Neighborhood Network Center is about
bringing people together in order to surface and prioritize issues
that we can collectively take action on in order to make change.
Thank you to all the hard working young people and to our partners for making the Park Stewards program a success again for 2014!
Neighborhood jobs for neighborhood youth. Teaching the habits of paid work. Building a legacy of caring for public space.
The Worcester Park Stewards program hires youth from low income communities for the summer to help maintain and improve Worcester’s public parks. The program is a great way to learn about our parks and neighborhoods, good work ethic and civic engagement. We are currently working with Newton Hill, Crompton Park, Castle Park, Crystal Park, Green Hill and Coes Pond.
Sites and Partnerships
Columbus Park Neighborhood Association
Coes Pond Watershed Association
Green Hill Park
Green Hill Park Coalition
Green Hill Barnyard Zoo
Marie Anne Ctr
Worcester Parks Department
Castle Park & Crystal Park
Christian Community Church
St Mary’s Nursing Home
Shephard King Neighborhood Association
Pernet Family Health
Carpenters Local 107
Canal District Alliance
Pleasant Street Neighborhood Network Center
Friends of Newton Hill
Commonwealth of MA – YouthWorks funds
City of Worcester – CDBG funds
Businesses – Walmart
The Pleasant Street Neighborhood Network Center
Worcester Community Action Council
City of Worcester Parks Department
Working Together, Making a Difference, Building Power