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We are committed to providing the community with quality tools to build their vision of neighborhood. Browse our resources and blog posts below to help guide you in your work and practice.

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December 31, 1969

Khira Miller



At the Indianapolis Cultural Trail Inc., I am developing a program named EveryBody Rides to ensure everyone has accessibility to Pacers Bikeshare; specifically, the Indianapolis Housing Agency properties in the downtown Indianapolis area. With EveryBody Rides, IHA residents are able to receive a $10 annual membership to Indiana Pacers Bikeshare....

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December 31, 1969

Jess Fitzgerald



Jess is an Indianapolis native and recent graduate of IUPUI with a Bachelor’s of Social Work. During her term with Public Allies she is serving at Christel House DORS as the Resource Coordination, AmeriCorps Public Ally. Christel House DORS is a tuition free high school for adults 18 and older....

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December 31, 1969

Megan Haines



My name is Megan Haines. I am an AmeriCorps Public Ally serving at the Edna Martin Christian Center on the near-eastside of Indianapolis. The Center, in my eyes, is the heart of the Martindale-Brightwood neighborhood it stands in. While working at the Center I have the daily pleasure of mentoring...

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December 31, 1969

LaToya Martin



Serving in the Martindale Brightwood area as a community mobilizer for ten homes built called The Centennial Village.  I am currently working with the Centennial Village Committee to help coordinate efforts to bring the community and churches together under one scope to fight the issues of crime, unemployment, among others...

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December 31, 1969

Organizer's Workbook

An easy to follow guidebook full of practical tools to help you and your neighbors organize.

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December 31, 1969

Discovering Community Power: A Guide to Mobilizing Local Assets and Your Organization's Capacity

Find local resources and partners to help bring about comprehensive neighborhood development.

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December 31, 1969

Young Adults Matter

Most recently I have been inspired by the book A Child Shall Lead Them: Martin Luther King Jr., Young People, and the Movement, by Dr. Rufus Burrow.  The book highlights youth and young adult involvement during the civil rights movement and the impact they had in changing their communities and...

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December 31, 1969

Debating Our Progress

At end of October, it will be five years since I returned to Indianapolis after living in Chicago for over 7 1/2 years.  In just those five years, I have been witness to so much change.  In Fountain Square, Virginia Street is fully populated with condos, apartments, local eateries, bike...

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