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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October 04, 2021

INRC Welcomes Ashley Virden!

INRC recently welcomed Ashley Virden as the Outreach and Engagement Manager. Virden is a resource and education advocate, and has used her expertise to bridge community gaps on the Far Eastside.

We’re honored to have Ashley as a part of INRC staff. The purpose of our programming is to build leaders...

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September 06, 2021

Indianapolis Embodies Resilience

by Ari Beedie, Neighborhood Engagement Director

The dictionary defines resilient as, “being able to recoil or spring back into shape after bending, stretching or being compressed.”

I’ve seen this city bend more than it ever has in the past year. It’s been incredibly hard. From our local communities to our global communities,...

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April 09, 2021

Art As a Tool of Community Healing

- Ariana Beedie, Creative Placemaking Program Coordinator

Art is a tool that can weave us together. When we consider art is a form of healing and therapy, it’s a safe assumption that we can use the exact tools for healing in our communities.

When you drive around Indianapolis, and you see local...

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May 03, 2018

Public Allies, Little Libraries, and a Community Garden

A key part of the Public Allies program is our Team Service Projects (TSP). Our Allies are placed into three small groups, given a neighborhood and some resident contacts, and asked to work with the neighborhood to create a project during their 10-month service term. Three projects were completed by our current Public Allies.

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March 21, 2018

Renee Davis: What Public Allies Means to Her

Renee never stops pushing towards improvement, whether in herself, her career, or her community. Read how Public Allies is helping her achieve her goals and what Public Allies means to her.

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