Author: ashleybrown

1736 Magazine: Augusta native takes helm of Turn Back The Block revitalization organization

Turn Back The Block’s new executive director seeks to bolster community partnerships to more rapidly rebuild Augusta’s historic Harrisburg neighborhood.

Just a few weeks into her role as executive director of Turn Back The Block, Ashley Brown needed a permit for a home the nonprofit planned to build at 1922 Battle Row.

Such a routine task is part and parcel of leading an organization dedicated to revitalizing Augusta’s historic Harrisburg neighborhood.

There was just one little hitch: Brown had never applied for a building permit before.

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