WHO Makes Decisions?

This is a bottom up process guided by Ridley Place and Marshall-Ridley Choice Neighborhood Residents. They are supported by the City of Newport News and NNRHA and work with Community Partners and Advisers to develop the Transformation Plan. 


Housing Task Force

Working to revitalize or replace distressed public and assisted housing with high-quality mixed-income housing that is well managed and responsive to the needs of the surrounding neighborhood. 


Newport News Redevelopment and Housing Authority (LEAD)

Ridley Place Residents

Marshall-Ridley Choice Neighborhood Residents 

Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg

Newport News Codes Compliance 

Newport News Department of Planning

Newport News Economic and Industrial Development Authority

United Way of Virginia Peninsula

People Task Force 

Working to improve educational outcomes and intergenerational mobility for youth by providing better services to youth and their families. 


Hampton Roads Community Action Program (LEAD)

Ridley Place Residents 

Marshall-Ridley Choice Neighborhood Residents 

Boys and Girls Club of the Virginia Peninsula

Faith-Based Organizations' Representatives

Greater Southeast Development Corporation 

Jim's Local Market

Newport News Department of Human Services  

Newport News City Manager's Office 

Newport News Shipbuilding

Peninsula Community Foundation

Peninsula Council for Workforce Development

Peninsula Health District

Smart Beginnings Virginia Peninsula

United Way of  Virginia Peninsula

YWCA of Virginia Peninsula 

Neighborhood Task Force 

Working to create the conditions necessary for public and private reinvestment in distressed neighborhoods to offer the kinds of amenities and assets, including safety, good schools, and commercial activity that are important to families' choices about their community. 


Newport News Department of Planning (LEAD) 

Ridley Place Residents

Marshall-Ridley Choice Neighborhood Residents

City of Newport News

  • City Manager's Office 

  • Department of Codes Compliance

  • Department of Development

  • Department of Information Technology

  • Economic and Industrial Development Authority 

  • Fire Department

  • Police Department

CARE Coalition 

Downtown Newport News Merchants & Neighbors Association

Jim's Local Market

Newport News  Green Foundation