Local NStat: Wagner Houses Voting

Welcome to Wagner Chooses!

Let’s work together for a safe and healthy Wagner! This is your opportunity to make decisions for your neighborhood. 

Please review the 5 projects and then click the vote button to select your top choice to invest $30, 000 in your community!

Voting Window: 8/7 – 9/7 (CLOSED)

Project 1: Physical Space | Improvements to Play and Green Spaces

This project is an opportunity to renovate play & green spaces at Wagner. Spaces will be co-designed with residents by hosting design workshops, identifying priority spaces, and creating stewardships. The upgrades can include vibrant murals that reflect the neighborhood, new park benches, gardens, signage, skate ramps, fitness equipment, or more.

Project 2: Economic Stability | Education and Job Training Programs

This project will connect residents interested in launching their own businesses to resources to help them be successful. This would include youth mentorships to position youth to become entrepreneurs; business coaching for all ages on how to start an LLC and handle finances; targeted events on funding opportunities for entrepreneurship & start-ups.

Project 3: Health and Well-being | Holistic Health Training

This project will connect residents interested in launching their own businesses to resources to help them be successful. This would include youth mentorships to position youth to become entrepreneurs; business coaching for all ages on how to start an LLC and handle finances; targeted events on funding opportunities for entrepreneurship & start-ups.

Project 4: Safety and Justice | Reduce Gun Violence

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 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.