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Community members gathered at Brookside School

Brookside Hosts Visioning Day

The community came together this past Saturday to set forth goals and expectations for the future of Brookside Elementary School (School 54). The school intends to follow the lead of another Near Eastside elementary school, Thomas Gregg Neighborhood School, and implement a community school model in the coming years. The Community School Model, which effectively

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Poetic Justice Begins Recruitment

This week, Poetic Justice will begin recruitment as part of the Byrne’s Criminal Justice Innovation grant awarded to John Boner Neighborhood Centers, along with co-applicant Shepherd Community Center, in 2018.  The Byrne’s Criminal Justice Innovation grant, as awarded by the US Department of Justice, supports, “the Department’s priority to reduce serious and violent crime, including

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NEAR celebration in front of house

Near East Area Renewal Celebrates 100 Homes

On Monday, September 18, Near East Area Renewal (NEAR) held a press conference emceed by NEAR Executive Director John Franklin Hay that brought Mayor Joe Hogsett, State Rep. Dan Forestal, James Taylor (CEO of the John Boner Neighborhood Center), John Hall from Housing and Urban Development, and Lacy DuBois, Agency Vice President at State Farm,

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Circle City Industrial Complex

The Near Eastsides Very Own Auto History

We’re only 8 days away from the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500. While it’s well known around the world that Indy is a racing town, there is an abundance of racing history located on the Near Eastside and in the Promise Zone. Circle City Industrial Complex The Circle City Industrial Complex, or locally known

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