IUPUI Community Learning Network Survey (CLN)

December 18th, 2013

“In efforts in addressing our Near Westside Community Life Plan concerning education, training and workforce development, IUPUI Division of Continuing Studies-Community Learning Network (CLN), is surveying community members and organizations to learn the educational and training needs of the community”.   The data obtained will be used by CLN to understand and plan for the [Read More]

We Need Volunteers

October 17th, 2013

  We need Volunteers!   In its current state, the Near Westside has successfully graduated from the GINI initiative and has formed the Near West Collaborative, which consist of four culturally, economically, and diverse neighborhoods (Hawthorne, We Care, Haughville, and Stringtown).  Now known as a Sustainable Community through LISC; Near West Collaborative works as a conduit [Read More]

Create a Mural

October 15th, 2013

Creating a Mural in your area!   Do you have an abandon home around your house that has been boarded for more than 5 years? Do you have a garage or house that has graffiti all over it?   Would you like to do something about it? WE CAN HELP! Near West Collaborative was rewarded [Read More]

Near West Youth Garden

May 1st, 2013
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  Community Garden & Fair  Join the Haughville, Hawthorne, We Care, and Stringtown neighborhoods for a great opportunity to plant a youth community garden and learn about healthy and sustainable living. FREE HEALTH FAIR AND CARNIVAL On May 11th  the community will come together to plant a garden at Friendship West Side Center for Excellence in [Read More]

Spanish Classes in the Near West

February 4th, 2013
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Bicycle Round Up Canceled

April 12th, 2012

Bicycle Roundup Rescheduled! The New Date will be for MAY 19th.  We will be giving away 2 new Bicycles and 75 Helmets! we hope to see you there.

Greenhouse at NWC

March 30th, 2012

Our new seedlings are starting to show life in our brand new Greenhouse!

Learn Spanish!

March 30th, 2012

Want to learn spanish and be better able to communicate to a diverse community? Come join us for this free lesson! (Click on Photo to Enlarge)  

Pictures from a day of service around Near West Indy

March 29th, 2012

Community Gardens being built, thanks to these awesome volunteers!

Growing Near West

March 8th, 2012

Help us with our Neighborhood Garden! Monday, March 19th @ 6:30pm at the Hawthorne Community Center. We will be starting our seedlings. Saturday March 24th @ 10 am at your neighborhood garden plot. We will be building our lasagna beds. Wear old, comfortable clothes and close-toed shoes. Bring any cardboard, shovels, or gloves you have! For more information please email Patrice Ducket at Pduckett@Hawthornecenter.org