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Partner Shoutouts from April’s Network Nite


Thank you again to The Academy @ Shawnee for hosting April’s Network Nite! Please join us again on Thursday, May 15th, 6:00-8:00 PM at the Catholic Enrichment Center (3146 W Broadway). Many of these opportunities are ongoing or upcoming; connect with partners to learn more!

April’s Partner Shoutouts

The Academy @ Shawnee 3:1 Project

Principal Houston Barber invites the community to the first 3:1 Project meeting on Thursday, May 8th, 6:00 PM at The Academy. The project’s goal is to have three supportive adults for every student.

Are you ready to support students in our community? Contact Dr. Barber at 485-8326.

Louisville Metro Office of Youth Development

The OYD wants to connect parents to social media to find free or low cost out-of-school time for their kids. Like/follow OYD, and encourage your friends to do the same!

Website: http://www.louisvilleky.gov/OYD/

Twitter: @OYDLouisville

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LouisvilleOYD

Louisville Grows

Louisville Grows is an abundant community garden in the Shawnee neighborhood. Now that the growing season is here, they are kicking off their farmers’ markets and other community programs.

To learn more about these programs, visit their website or contact Jordan at jordangarza@gmail.com

Louisville Story Program

The Louisville Story Program’s book, Our Shawnee, is published and ready for sales and distribution! Join them for their book launch on Wednesday, May 21st at 6:30 PM.

For more information about the project or the book launch, contact Darcy at darcyleothompson@gmail.com

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana

Would you like to participate in BBBS, either as a youth or as a mentor? Become a Little or a Big!

To join, contact Patrick at 587-0494 or patrick.erdley@bbbsky.org

JCPS Magnet Study

JCPS conducted research about the magnet programs throughout the district and have published the research team’s recommendations. (Learn more about those recommendations on the Courier-Journal website.) Parents like Jennifer Schlechty encourage the entire community to read the recommendations and learn how they will affect students.

Contact Jennifer at schlechty@gmail.com to learn more about the study and how parents and students are responding

Food in Neighborhoods Community Coalition

The mission of the Food in Neighborhoods Community Coalition (FIN) is to support community efforts to build a just, healthy and sustainable food system. They meet the second Tuesday of each month at the Shawnee Library (3912 W Broadway). Stop in for a meeting, or join their mailing list!

Check out this blog post, or contact Andrew Kang-Bartlett at realakb@gmail.com to learn more

FORward Radio

Do you want to be on the radio? Do you have stories to tell the world? Do you have a passion for community-focused, community-created media? Join FORward Radio! They are recruiting budding and skilled radio storytellers, producers, and tech folks to launch this new low-power FM station.

Contact Barry Zalph at barry8033@att.net to learn more about joining the FORward Radio crew

Kentuckiana College Access Center

Are you ready to start college in the fall? Have you found all the aid and scholarship money available? Visit KCAC for help with college financial aid, including scholarships.

Contact Scott at 584-0475 or scott.kochenrath@kentuckianaworks.org

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