Local NStat: Ingersoll Houses Voting
Welcome to Ingersoll Chooses!
Let’s work together for a safe and healthy Ingersoll! This is your opportunity to make decisions for your neighborhood.
Please review the 5 projects below, then click the vote button to select your top choice to invest $30,000 in your community!
Voting Window: 10/12 – 11/12
The voting period is one month. *Please note: In order to qualify, you must reside at Ingersoll Houses and only ONE selection per person will be counted.
Project 1: Physical Space | Improve Unsafe Conditions
This project focuses on making rapid improvements to unsafe conditions. The team will focus on co-designing quick improvements to construction areas; doing safety walkthroughs; leading campaigns to address chronic repair backlogs and to influence policy; and holding awareness campaigns for facility issues, and more.
Project 2: Economic Stability | Education & Job Training Programs
This project aims to connect education and job training to long-term, stable careers through on-site college fairs, youth mentorship, career coaching, subsidized apprenticeship programs, and events offering funding opportunities for education & entrepreneurial start-ups.
Project 3: Health and Well-being | Holistic Health Training
This project seeks to train and support local resident leaders and community based organizations in providing culturally competent wellness & healing services like mental health first aid training that centers racial equity and coping skills, access to resource guides, and small group “safe place” meetings to promote trust, sharing, and healing.
Project 4: Safety and Justice | Reduce Gun Violence
This project aims to increase community-based support to prevent and respond to gun violence by supporting mini-grants focused on community-led strategies; training on peacemaking practices and restorative justice; intergenerational healing events and providing access to therapeutic services.
Project 5: Youth Development | Youth Designed Projects
This project will co-create programming by youth for youth. Possibilities may include: arts & entrepreneurship programs; mentorships that address trauma, healing circles, or peer-to-peer support groups; life skills training from financial management to healthy relationships; and expanded networks to help youth access a wider range of opportunities.
Ready to vote? Click here to fill out the ballot.