Renaissance West Community Initiative

William McDonald, Jr.

Renaissance West Community Initiative

William McDonald, Jr.

Class of 2019

Renaissance West Community Initiative (RWCI) tackles intergenerational poverty with a holistic approach that includes mixed-income housing, a cradle-to-career education pipeline, and community wellness programming. RWCI seeks to diversify its revenue by attracting social entrepreneurs whose focus is to develop new income streams from nontraditional sources and employ residents.