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West Side Athletic Center, Affordable Housing Project Receive Grants To ‘Guarantee An Equitable Recovery’ From Pandemic

Seven West and South side projects received We Rise Together grants, supporting community-led developments that could uplift marginalized neighborhoods.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

North Austin Community Center Athletic Fields Moving Forward After City Sells West Side Lot For $1

The North Austin Community Center will be a state-of-the-art sports facility that will bring after-school programs and athletic opportunities to local youth.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

$31 Million Sports And Youth Center Coming To Vacant West Side Lot

The new center will have the city's only indoor FIFA-regulation soccer arena, multiple turf fields, a baseball training academy and a youth club house with after school programs.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

West Side Teens Who Created Austin Harvest Aim To Make It A Year-Round Fresh Market

The teen-led Austin Harvest project has reopened its fresh markets on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The youth want to make it available year-round.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Health Center, Child Care, Affordable Homes Planned To Bring ‘Opportunities For Economic Growth’ To West Side

The project aims to build wealth among legacy West Siders and catalyze other community-driven initiatives in Austin.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

North Austin Community Center, Set To Open Next Year, Will Connect West Side Youth To Mentoring, Sports And More

The project is modeled after the Pullman Community Center. Pullman saw significant decreases in crime, increases in home values and a boost to local business after the center opened.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

$8 Million Austin Charter School Complex Expansion Will Bring More Grades And A Place For Kids To Play Outdoors

The expansion will also improve the afterschool programming from By The Hand Club For Kids and will also allow kids to stay at Moving Everest Charter School through eighth grade.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale