Category: Learn Indy East

Governor's Workforce Cabinet meeting

Governor’s Workforce Cabinet Awards to Help Fund Career Coaching Strategy on Near Eastside

On Thursday, August 22nd, the Governor’s Workforce Cabinet announced nearly $1 million in career coaching planning and implementation grants. Among the awardees were the John Boner Neighborhood Centers, awarded a $10,000 planning grant, and Indianapolis Public Schools, awarded a $503,854.95 implementation grant. Indianapolis Public Schools is one of the ten implementation partners for the IndyEast

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Health Careers Opportunity Program Expands Access to Education and Professional Experience

Through support from the John Boner Neighborhood Center and the IndyEast Promise Zone, the IUPUI Health Careers Opportunity Program has given promising young adults in Indianapolis the means to overcome obstacles that would otherwise prevent them from pursuing certificates and advanced degrees in health profession.   In light of the discoveries that Indiana resides in

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The Academy at the Lodge Grows Indy’s Music Talent

The Academy at Lodge Studios Offers an Alternative Path to Music Careers The Lodge Studios is a little-known gem located in the Martindale-Brightwood neighborhood on the Near Northeast side of Indianapolis. This former Masonic Lodge has been transformed into three music studios – one small, one mid-size, and one large. Famous names such as Ariana

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Lead Hazard Reduction in the Promise Zone

The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) was recently awarded two grants from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). IHCDA applied for and received funding for the Lead Hazard Reduction Demonstration, and along with that grant they also received supplemental funding for a Healthy Homes program. Both grant programs will being rolling

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Community members gathered at Thomas Gregg Neighborhood School

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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Indianapolis Promise Zone Completes Year One

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. IndyEast Promise Zone Completes

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