MB7 (Martindale-Brightwood 7) Initiative To Address Social Equality and Socio-economic Trauma
With the MB7 (Martindale-Brightwood 7) initiative, local organizations seek to address social inequalities and socio-economic trauma in the Martindale-Brightwood area. Socio-economic trauma is a condition in which a community suffers…
With the MB7 (Martindale-Brightwood 7) initiative, local organizations seek to address social inequalities and socio-economic trauma in the Martindale-Brightwood area. Socio-economic trauma is a condition in which a community suffers from severe economic crisis largely due to social inequalities. Symptoms can include poor physical health, increased crime rates, untreated mental illness, untreated substance use disorders, high recidivism rates, underemployment, educational issues and many more. These causes are wide-ranging and therefore require a concerted effort by organizations and individuals from a variety of backgrounds.
As the recently released informational flyer (CLICK HERE TO VIEW PDF OF MB 7 HANDOUT) details several community organizations in the Martindale-Brightwood area will be targeting on some of these issues—seven priorities “that mark the route to long-term change for the neighborhood.” These areas include:
The MB7 (Martindale-Brightwood 7) initiative is a bold plan to expand services, build economic opportunities and address social inequality and socio-economic trauma in the neighborhood, solidifying a brighter future for our community. Circle up Indy encourages residents to become actively involved and support this effort as Martindale-Brightwood continues to grow, evolve and develop!
TAGS: EDNA MARTIN CHRISTIAN CENTER, MARTINDALE-BRIGHTWOOD COMMUNITY
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