The Near West website has been having some difficulty lately! We will be working our hardest to try and fix some site glitches, replace lost information and update current site information. We thank you for your patience, and hope to be fully functional in the near future.
“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! 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]
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]
This will be a presentation about the results of transportation and bike summits that LISC and INDYCOG have been working on in LISC Sustainable Communities neighborhoods for the past few years. In the report on the summits, each LISC neighborhood will have a map of their desired connectivity improvements, highlights of the meetings, and Quality [Read More]
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]
Now is the time to get your GED. …before January 1, 2014 when the tougher new GED test arrives! Compared with today’s test, the 2014 test will require: Writing 2 essays instead of 1 $120 to test instead of $70 Computer skills, instead of paper and pencil, to mark your answes and type your essay [Read More]