Stop Six Neighborhood Improvement Strategy
Stop Six has been selected as the first Neighborhood Improvement Strategy target area. A first-of-its-kind project, the pilot program will use funds set aside by City Council to improve neighborhood vitality and give residents paths to self-sufficiency.
Why was Stop Six selected?
With an unemployment rate two-and-a-half times the city average, 78 percent of the population categorized as low-to-moderate income and a crime rate where 65 per 1,000 people are victims of crime, the area needs an aggressive effort to improve neighborhood vitality
The area does have several programs that promise quick, measurable improvements with improved coordination and investment:
- Cavile Place Redevelopemnt
- Fort Worth Independent School District Historic Stop Six Initiative
- Blue Zones Program Expansion
To help address area needs, $2.56 million was allocated in the city's 2017 budget to respond. The program will be focused on reducing the number of felony incidents, enhancing pedestrian safety, improving residents’ perception of their community, improve neighborhood aesthetics, and leverage additional public and private investment.
Download a copy of the Stop Six Neighborhood Survey.
Special Called Meeting of the Fort Worth City Council (Tour of Stop Six/Cavile Place): 9 a.m. March 28, 2017; City Hall, 200 Texas Street.
Stop Six Community Meeting: 10 a.m. March 25, 2017; Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, 1901 Amanda Ave.
Stop Six Update Press Conference: 10 a.m. March 28, 2017; Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church Auditorium, 1901 Amanda Ave.