In recognition of his commitment to thoughtful, human centric development in Orlando’s historic neighborhoods, Downtown CREDO is pleased to extend the CREDO Rally Impact Award to Eddy Moratin. This award is given each year to an individual or initiative attacking social problems with dedication, resiliency and efficacy. In doing so, they call people around them to lives of deeper meaning and impact. The strategy and goals of LIFT Orlando are truly admirable. Their dream of honest, sustainable development is one with which CREDO strongly resonates. LIFT has such a broad and deep understanding of neighborhood revitalization that it ought to awaken hope in Orlando’s future on the west side of I-4. Their team is like none other, and they’ve already demonstrated ability beyond the norm.
Some time ago I read a book called Urban Tribes. It gave me hope. It felt like an affirmation. Like someone had gone ahead of me into cities bigger and more complex than mine. The book was their reconnaissance report: the pull toward meaningful community is real, it’s stronger than buildings and masses of anonymousContinue reading »
Part of our CREDO says, “life is worth living so I refuse to merely exist.” We wrote it realizing that it’s easy to just follow the rut of the person in front of you, going from one day to the next with very little intention. Yet we had developed the conviction that life deserved greaterContinue reading »
At a key point in my life somebody told me that my life would be fuller when it was comprised of people different from me. About the same time somebody else told me that the best service I could offer folks was genuine friendship. I have spent a considerable amount of time and energy followingContinue reading »
REBUILD globally Award: $20,000 and mentorship Amount distributed to date: $10,000.02 Entrepreneur: Julie Columbino “Hey Julie, what have you learned about yourself working alongside your mentor team?” I have really enjoyed working with my mentor team because they have enabled me to get a better view of the structure and the model we have workedContinue reading »