Who We Are

Who We Are

Square Mile Community Development (mi2) is a new nonprofit here in the Texas Panhandle. While the organization is new, the team behind it is not. We are all native West Texans who raise our families in Amarillo and who are deeply invested in our community. With over...
Lessons From a Dried Up Lake

Lessons From a Dried Up Lake

Do you remember when Lake Meredith almost dried up? After years of drought, the lake that had once been a popular fishing spot for decades was becoming a desert––as the water disappeared, so did the fish. My kids and I ran around on the dry sand that used to be the...
How We Started

How We Started

It’s odd how things become. A little over a year ago, a handful of people met up to discuss the needs of our community. All of these folks had been serving in nonprofit organizations, churches, and civic positions and were more than familiar with the struggles...