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Hazelwood Initiative, Inc.

Building a stronger Hazelwood through inclusive community development


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Generational Wealth Builder

650+ Trees Planted/Adopted by residents

Green Energy Promoted

Our Programs

We are a 501(c)3 Non-profit, Community Development Corporation proudly based in Greater Hazelwood! We love our neighborhood. It's why we organize programs that connect residents, make homeownership affordable, and advocate for neighborhood needs. 

Economic Justice

Affordable rentals, affordable homeownership program that helps with accumulating generational wealth and affordable community development

Environmental Justice

Energy Justice, air quality, food justice (gardens and previous support of the summer market which led to Dylamato's Market opening as well as the former C&Ds Kitchen and 61Z Cafe restaurant spaces which will soon reopen as a black-run, businesses), urban forestry, and transportation work



Hazelwood Green Design Presentation


Meet the Carnegie Mellon University and Tishman Speyer development team as they present conceptual plans for a new research building at Hazelwood Green. Refreshments will be provided.

Location: Hazelwood Initiative office- 4901 Second Ave 2nd floor    


Gladstone Hiring Fair


Hazelwood Initiative and The Community Builders have partnered to redevelop the former Gladstone School into affordable apartments. The Development Team is actively seeking local residents and Section 3 workers for a variety of jobs. 

Gift Card Giveaway!

Location: Spartan Center (134 E Elizabeth Street)


GBA Inspire Speaker Series 


Featuring Hazelwood Initiative's Tiffany Taulton! Join for an evening of inspriring discussion about equitable community development. 

Location: 1825 Centre Ave. (Elsie H. Hillman Auditorium at the Kaufman Center) 

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