BARRIO NUEVO • DAVID BENNETT
- Barrio Nuevo is a community development non-profit that is embedded in an under-resourced neighborhood in South Phoenix.
- Their passion is to see their community go from being marginalized to becoming healthier through mobilization of community partners to strengthen the family unity, honor the elderly, promote life-long learning, practice reconciliation that restores the community to where crime, violence, poverty, racial alienation, illiteracy, hunger and other forms of social marginalization no longer exist.
- Barrio Nuevo has college interns who get credit from ASU or GCU for their partnership with our program.
- Passion for life, learning and leadership.
- Volunteerism and partnership.
- Holistic approach to building and promoting the family unity in Phoenix.
- Strategic nurturing of indigenous leadership for both youth and seniors.
- Pursuing social justice and mercy in our service areas.
- Promoting self-responsibility, self-sustainability and healthy inter-dependence with family and peers.