CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
I Love West Dayton (ILWD) is a nonprofit organization organized and operated for beautification and developmental purposes. ILWD will focus on environmental, and social dimensions of the West Dayton area in Dayton, Ohio. The areas of activities will be small beautification developments in neighborhoods, vacant property redevelopment, and the development of social engagement. The primary mission is to develop and improve low to moderate-income communities and neighborhoods through mass cleaning and related development; whose activities and decisions are initiated, managed, and controlled by the constituents of those local communities; and whose primary function is to act as the master
community developer and packager of projects and events that will increase their constituencies’ opportunities to become owners, managers, and producers of small businesses, affordable housing, and pride in the West Dayton Communities of Dayton, Ohio.
Activities of ILWD will include projects that promote investments for business development, access to capital for local real estate development, commercial revitalization, housing development, and other issues that foster the economic growth and development of these targeted communities.
The ILWD community-based development model will utilize public and private entities (integration of inner-city assets into the local and regional economy) to support significant improvements in local environmental conditions and improvements in the social conditions, such as po
ILWD will work in partnership with Mt Enon Missionary Baptist Church, Kettering Health Network, Dayton Urban Young Life, Crossroads Church and Dayton Young Black Professionals to redevelop the designated targeted west Dayton neighborhoods (Westwood, Greenwich Village, Dayton View) Collectively the organizations will implement comprehensive initiatives for community revitalization.