Bessemer, Eilers/Bojon Town & Grove Improvement Network (BEGIN)
“Safe, resourceful, self-sustaining, connected community where businesses thrive, residents are heard, and community members are engaged, proud, and healthy within the Bessemer, Eilers/Bojon Town, and Grove neighborhoods.”
Who We Are
BEGIN is a network of neighborhood residents, city staff, health professionals, non-profit organizations, and other local stakeholders that are coming together to make changes to the built environment to increase physical activity, safety, connection, and pride throughout the Bessemer, Eilers/Bojon Town, and Grove neighborhoods.
What We Do
BEGIN works to help improve the community by empowering residents, local businesses, and local organizations to join in the decision-making process of neighborhood planning.
BEGIN is currently working on helping the City Planning and Community Development Department in the adoption of a neighborhood revitalization plan.
BEGIN is also working on several community projects, like developing a historical art walk, throughout the neighborhoods to highlight the history, art, and culture of the community as well as increase physical activity, safety, connection and pride throughout Bessemer, Eiler’s/Bojon Town, and the Grove.
To make sure we are making a difference, we are aiming to improve policies, systems, and the built environment (building structures, sidewalks, parks, etc.) to make a lasting change.
If you would like to get involved, please contact Alexis (Lexi) Romero
Alexis (Lexi) Romero: 719-583-4480, firstname.lastname@example.org
Renee Taylor: 719-404-3512, email@example.com