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Rebuilding After a Resurgence; Transforming Morris Brown Co [Video]

Originally published on Built From Scratch

Morris Brown College, a historically Black college in Atlanta, Georgia, has experienced its share of setbacks and challenges over the years. From almost closing in 2012 to graduating its largest class in 20 years this month, the institution has proven to be resilient.

In support of this historic comeback, The Home Depot’s Retool Your School program is helping to transform spaces on campus. President Kevin James shares how their story of growth and resurgence wouldn’t be possible without the community’s support.

Established in 2009, Retool Your School has invested more than $12 million in financial support, providing HBCUs with needs-based grants for campus renovations. For a look at this year’s Retool Your School winners, visit

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