After months of planning, South Side organizations launched an “Open Streets” event along Cesar E. Chavez Drive and Washington Street, offering exercise, food and fun.
MPS, partners pool resources to change outlook at Carver Academy
George Washington Carver Academy of Math and Science, 1900 N. 1st St. in Brewer's Hill. (Photo by Jabril Faraj) With the combined resources of MPS, Teach for America, Schools That Can and City Year, an MPS K-8 school that was nearly closed in 2011 is working to improve student achievement, grow attendance and reduce suspensions.
TRUE Skool's "My Sister's Story"True Skool’s end-of-summer performance showcased paintings, spoken-word poems, dance and music created by young men about the challenges faced by their female counterparts.
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On The Block
Billie Goodwin sets up her yard sale each summer to offer bargains to people who walk by, but what she gives away for free is encouragement and conversation.