Blog Posts By: Dina Newman

Center for Neighborhoods receives recognition from KCMO City Council

February 7, 2019


The Center for Neighborhoods at the UMKC Department of Architecture, Urban Planning + Design was recognized by the Kansas City, Missouri City Council on Dec. 20, 2018. This recognition acknowledges the Center’s […]

A small patch of ground

August 19, 2014


“These two were over in the garden,” he said sternly. I glanced over at the boys, both holding a plastic sack that contained what looked like a fistful of greens. […]

Of Vegetables, Flowers and Snakes: Ivanhoe Residents Cultivate Their Green Thumbs

June 28, 2012


Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part blog series from the Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council, a Health Care Foundation grant recipient. You can read the first part here. By […]

Grown in Ivanhoe Project Helps Neighborhood to Thrive

June 27, 2012


Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part blog series from the Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council, a Health Care Foundation grant recipient. Read part 2 here. By Dina Newman, Advocate […]


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