In this episode of ChangeMakers, Katie continues her conversation with Carol Redmond Naughton, the CEO of Purpose Built Communities. Carol reveals how her organization is transforming neighborhoods and lives across the nation by providing holistic and sustainable solutions for poverty and inequality. You will hear about the amazing impact Purpose Built Communities is having on the communities they serve, such as improving education, health, and economic outcomes for low-income families. You will also learn how Carol and her team balance the history and legacy of a neighborhood with the desire for improvement and change. This is a powerful and inspiring episode that you don’t want to miss. Tune in to ChangeMakers and get ready to be moved by Carol Redmond Naughton!
About Carol Redmond Naughton: Carol is the Chief Executive Officer of Purpose Built Communities, an incubator and catalyst for social change dedicated to improving racial equity, economic mobility and health outcomes in communities across the country.
Purpose Built works to improve neighborhoods so that they become platforms that support families and individuals working to improve their lives. Purpose Built Communities works with local leaders to help them plan, implement and sustain holistic neighborhood revitalization initiatives that create healthy neighborhoods that include broad, deep and permanent pathways to prosperity for low-income families.
Ms. Naughton is a graduate of the Emory University School of Law and Colgate University. Ms. Naughton serves on the Board of the Directors of the Low-Income Investment Fund, and serves on several national advisory boards including Build Healthy Places Network and Fifth Third Bank’s National Community Advisory Forum.
Hosted By: Katie Goar