WHYY has been following Wilmington’s Eastside Rising Project from the beginning. Two years ago, ten organizations pledged to work together to improve the Eastside by rebuilding and updating abandoned, boarded up homes. Last month, state, city, and community leaders broke ground in the 800 block of Bennett Street on the first in a multi-phase project. Reverend Terrence Keeling is leading the charge, and in this week’s First Look he says Eastside Rising is about more than restoring homes, it’s about restoring hope. –

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