News Brief – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Amber Woods Apartments to Host Annual National Night Out
August 6, 2018
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Amber Woods Apartments on the east side of Indianapolis have announced it will host the annual Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) National Night Out Against Crime and IMPD Crime Fighters of the Year Awards on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, in conjunction with city-wide events kicking off National Night Out.
Mayor Joseph Hogsett, IMPD’s Chief of Police, Marion County Prosecutor’s Office, over 115 IMPD Officers, City agency representatives, residents and community partners will be in attendance.
National Night Out, which began in 1984, is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make neighborhoods safer, and more caring places to live. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. Furthermore, it provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances.
Millions of neighbors take part in National Night Out across thousands of communities from all fifty states, U.S. territories and military bases worldwide on the first Tuesday in August (Texas celebrates on the first Tuesday in October). Neighborhoods host block parties, festivals, parades, cookouts and various other community events with safety demonstrations, seminars, youth events, visits from emergency personnel, exhibits and much, much more.
Today, 38 million neighbors in 16,000 communities across the country take part in National Night Out.
On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018, Pathway Resource Center, Inc. (Pathway) will host its annual Indy MBK Job & Resource Fair for youth ages 16-24 at Nu Corinthian Church.
Everyone plays a role in ensuring that our youth have equal access to opportunity. In order to develop holistic support systems and improve life outcomes of disadvantaged an at-risk youth in our community Pathway has partnered with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Flaherty & Collins Properties, ODA Enterprises, INC., Amber Woods Apartments, and the Honorable Mayor Joseph Hogsett. Together we will provide our city’s under served and at-risk youth (male and female, all ethnicities, ages 16-24) with resources, tools and career opportunities to assist them with success in entering the workforce with wages that allow them to support themselves and their families.
Additional partners include: Employ Indy, Greater Indianapolis Progress Committee (GIPC), Kelley and Ware Enterprises LLC, Nu Corinthian Church, Turning Point Family Worship Center, Light of the World Christian Church and City-Councilor La Keisha Jackson.
This group along with a host of other resource agencies plan to unite business, nonprofit, government, community, youth, and other influencers to support tomorrow’s leaders.
Pathway will be hosting an event in partnership with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department on Wednesday, March 21st from 12:00pm- 5:00pm for youth ages 10-16 at the Pathway Resource Center, Inc. (10119 John Marshall Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46235).
The FREE event is part of the commitment to crime prevention through Pathway Resource Center, Inc. funders. Participants must register (along with help from parents/guardians) by calling or visiting Pathway at 317-890-9817. Transportation is provided and admission includes skate rental.
Pathway Resource Center, Inc. believes that community engagement is an invaluable step towards identifying and supporting the needs of the residents we serve. Community events are a fun way to encourage safe play for youth, family interaction in the community, and to discuss barriers and provide resources to disadvantaged and underserved populations. With the help of corporate sponsors Pathway plans to take 50 residents to King’s Island on Saturday, June 23, 2018.