Meet the Dreamers Building Hyde Park

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  • Published on November 9, 2021
  • Last Updated March 3, 2022
  • In Syndication

In partnership with the Hyde Park Neighborhood Association, Dream Builders 4 Equity, is executing a $5 million community development plan.


โ€˜Dream Builders 4 Equityโ€™ a nonprofit organization founded by Michael Woods and Neal Richardson focuses on providing youth from underserved communities with tools they need to escape poverty in the form of job skills in the real estate industry, personal development training and wealth accumulation.

Participants get on-the-job paid training from minority contractors through rehabbing homes in North St. Louis City.

Over the next five years, Dream Builders 4 Equity, in partnership with the Hyde Park Neighborhood Association, is executing a $5 million community development plan, investing in 25 homes that they will rehab for first-time home-buyers; 25 home renovations for seniors; a chess park; a daycare center and a 6,000 square-foot building they plan to turn into an educational hub and the center of their operations.

Check out the full threepartseries by Cheryl Baehr on The STL.


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