PHOTOS: 2016 Orlando Together Parade

Downtown CREDO is based on the conviction that life is better when lived with meaning, impact, and community. Orlando is diverse, and our city is better for it. We celebrated that diversity on March 19 with our second annual Orlando Together Parade, an extension of our five-year bike rally. Four community centers – New Image Youth Center, Downtown and Parramore branches of the Boys & Girls Club, John H. Jackson Community Center, and JB Callahan Neighborhood Center – participated in a float-building competition, followed by a parade and block party at ZL Riley Park in the Parramore neighborhood.
Photographer Cody Jordan captured the festivities from that morning.




CREDO Rally Impact Award Winner

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.



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 greater

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REBUILD Globally Rally Makers Update

julie columbino

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 worked

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Growing Orlando Rally Makers Update

brent buffington

Growing Orlando Award: $20,000 and mentorship Amount distributed to date: $10,000.02 Entrepreneur: Brent Buffington “Hey Brent, how has Growing Orlando changed in the last six months while working with the Rally Makers?” Growing Orlando has changed immensely in the last six months. Since January we have formed as an official entity in Florida, received our Federal Tax Exempt

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