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HUD Grant Writing Training

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in partnership with the IndyEast Promise Zone will be hosting a FREE Capacity Building/Grant-Writing Training at University of Indianapolis (1400 E Hanna Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46227) on Wednesday May 31 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The training will focus on strategies to enhance community and organizational development

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Career Opportunity at Thomas Gregg Neighborhood School

Thomas Gregg Neighborhood School is hosting a career opportunity open house May 9th from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at the school. At this open house we will hear about the various career opportunities from the 2017-2018 school year. To know more, contact Available positions include, K-6 teachers, Art, ESL, Media/Technology, Music, and more! RSVP

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20th Anniversary April Show : An Outsider Art Event

20th Anniversary April Show : An Outsider Art Event Friday, April 28th from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. at 322 N Arsenal Avenue The first April Show took place on the last Friday evening of April 1998 and featured the artistic works of Harry Blomme, Jerome Neal, and Berry Connell. Soon after moving into a house

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Outreach Inc.’s New Building

Outreach Inc., a youth homeless ministry on the Near Eastside of Indianapolis, is having a grand opening for their new Program Center, which is located at 2416 E New York St Indianapolis, IN 46201. All are welcome, so invite your friends and join us on Monday April 17th from 9am – 7pm. Learn more.

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Shepherd Community Center Donation Opportunity

Shepherd Community Center is in need of donations for their food pantry. Every Saturday Shepherd serves as many as 50 households through their food pantry. This program allows them to meet physical needs as well as build face-to-face relationships with neighbors in need. However, the pantry is currently running extremely low to meet the needs of

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April First Friday Happenings at Circle City Industrial Complex

Located steps from the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Pogus Run Trail and Mass Avenue, Circle City Industrial Complex, on the Near Eastisde, is a home to more than 30 artist studios, galleries and businesses. On April 7th, Circle City Industrial Complex will open its doors for April’s First Friday Art Tour. Studios and galleries are open

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Fair Housing Conference

The Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana’s 5th Annual Fair Housing Conference will be held on Thursday, April 6th, 2017 at the Marriott East in Indianapolis from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM. This year’s theme is No Hate in Our Neighborhood: How Fair Housing Laws Combat Hate and Promote Inclusion. Registration opens at 8:00 AM and the conference will begin at 9:00 AM.

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The Business of Art Workshop

Indianapolis Downtown Artists and Dealers Association (IDADA) will team up with Ruckus Makerspace for “The Business of Art: Indy’s Evolving Scene”, a workshop giving tips and guidance to artists wanting to sell their art or take better advantage of local opportunities. The workshop will be hosted at Ruckus Makerspace, in the Circle City Industrial Complex,

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IPS Board Approves Thomas Gregg Neighborhood School

Last night the IPS School Board approved the contract for Thomas Gregg Elementary School 15 to become a neighborhood-led Innovation School. Neighbors, leaders, parents, and staff, have been meeting and planning – at neighborhood summits and dialogue sessions – for hours and weeks and months to create and organize the best possible education plan for

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Neidhammer Launches Cowork Studio

Neidhammer Coffee Co., located on E Washington St., finished renovating the second and third floor of their building and opened their Cowork Studio and event space. The three story building, est. 1900, survived a tornado and a roof collapse and used to be home to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF), a drugstore, a salvage

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