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For the past 10 years, IndyEast residents, major institutions and community partners have worked together to create a new story for our neighborhood. We have moved our community forward according to the ambitious, resident-created Quality of Life Plan. We are strong, organized and uniquely prepared to grow our neighborhood over the next decade. Together and with commitments from all levels of the City of Indianapolis, we are ready to invest the time, efforts and resources to fulfill our Promises.


Indianapolis Promise Zone Completes Year One

Special Press Conference IndyEast Promise Zone Completes Year One
How has the IndyEast Promise Zone made an impact not only for the Near Eastside but for the City of Indianapolis? Find out Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 10 a.m. at Ash & Elm Cider Co., located at 2104 East Washington Street.


Promise Zone Application Submitted

November 21, 2014
The John Boner Neighborhood Centers, lead agency in the Indy East Promise Zone proposal, along with co-applicant the City of Indianapolis and partner agencies IPS, IHA, IUPUI, UWCI, LISC, INHP, E10CA, ECDC, NEAR and Westminster submitted the Promise Zone Application.

Indy East Promise Zone Designation Press Conference

April 28, 2015
IEPZ announced as one of eight Federal Promise Zones in the 2015 award selection. Six metropolitan areas, one rural region and one tribal community designated as Promise Zones under an Obama administration program that seeks to revitalize high-poverty communities.

First Year Update

May 19, 2016
Indianapolis Promise Zone Completes Year One Special Press Conference How has the IndyEast Promise Zone made an impact not only for the Near Eastside but for the City of Indianapolis? Find out Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 10 a.m. at Ash & Elm Cider Co., located at 2104 East Washington Street.