“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]
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]
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.
Our new seedlings are starting to show life in our brand new Greenhouse!
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)
Community Gardens being built, thanks to these awesome volunteers!
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