Developing a $10 million community hub that includes a state-of-the-art early learning, health and recreation center, and a job development incubator.
Austin is moving towards its goal of providing high-quality learning opportunities to low-income children and ensuring residents have access to living wage employment and a pathway to homeownership. The Austin Neighborhood Network, in partnership with Westside Health Authority (WHA) and By the Hand Club for Kids (BTH), launched the Aspire initiative.
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The Austin Neighborhood Network has received the support from Foundations, the city of Chicago, and coalition partners to successfully launch and execute a number of community initiatives designed to build a stronger, more equitable Austin community.
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BUILD community social worker
“We want to create a space for women to feel safe and [be] themselves. We want to show that violence and trauma is not normal, but also teach them how to navigate this place because they can’t leave it.”
President and CEO Commercial Distribution Finance, Wells Fargo
“Wells Fargo cares deeply about our Chicago neighborhoods and that’s why we’ve partnered with United Way for many years. We share a common goal—improve lives and build stronger communities.”
Chief Operating Officer, The Lamar Johnson Collaborative
“Lamar Johnson Collaborative is focused on bringing positive change to communities through planning and design, and we are proud to partner with United Way’s Austin Neighborhood Network. United Way’s approach provides a connection to the residents who are at the forefront of bringing change to Austin, and we are excited to be a part of their efforts.”