- Browse through agencies and projects
- Find a project you like and sign-up
- We’ll have team leads at each location to help facilitate the project
The City of Springfield has identified key on-going issues facing our community such as food access and transportation, particularly in Northwest Springfield. MSU students, alumni, faculty and staff are taking the Public Affairs mission to the streets of Zone 1 (Northwest Springfield) in an effort to work alongside families to build a stronger community.
The Community Focus Report is a report card that identifies the strengths (blue ribbons) and weaknesses (red flags) within various sectors of our community. This honest inquiry is necessary to know our areas of success and areas that need further attention. Red Flag Issues
During the month of May 2015, City of Springfield officials and the leaders of various organizations from across the community visited nine neighborhoods in northwest Springfield. These ongoing initiatives are a product of that listening tour. Springfield Heat Maps
The goal of The Northwest Project is to pilot strategies over a five-year period to help families overcome the challenges that have kept them living in poverty and sustain their long-term success in emerging from those circumstances. Baseline Report