Nurturing Community and Connection

Ripple Community Inc. nurtures community and connection in Allentown by fostering a sense of community among our neighbors who have traditionally been marginalized and by cultivating connections across social boundaries.

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Changing Lives

The Community Building Center Serves over 65 of Allentown’s most vulnerable, and most extraordinary, residents. Every Day. The activities we organize give our participants an opportunity to develop meaningful relationships with each other and with volunteers from the community. By engaging in the slow but critical work of building relationships based on trust and mutual support, the CBC cultivates a safe, welcoming community in the heart of the city.

The RCI Village is the first permanent, community-supported affordable housing program in Allentown. Based in 13 apartments located at Linden and 14th Streets in Allentown, this program provides some of our most vulnerable neighbors with safe, long-term housing, often for the first time in their lives. The goal for our residents in long-term housing stability, which is one of the basic building blocks of a good life.


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