Park Hill Community Resource Fair on January 7
Theme “A Call to Peace”
Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place will host a Community Resource Fair for the Park Hill neighborhood this Saturday, Jan. 7. Focusing on residents who live in or near the Park Hill neighborhood -- an area just west of Old Louisville which experienced a disproportionate number of violent deaths last year – this event is open to all members of the public.
Themed “A Call to Peace”, the event will be held at 1411 Algonquin Pkwy. between 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Resources and information will be provided for the following areas:
- Employment opportunities and career preparation
- Educational programs and career preparation
- Housing resources
- Legal Issues
- Family services
- Mental and physical health
- Public safety
- Community building
“We’re excited to host this great day of community building to bring together much needed resources and to support families in breaking the cycle of violence”, stated Nannette Dix, Administrator of Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place which is located in the Park Hill neighborhood. “We hope to make this event the first of quarterly offerings.”
“This event is a truly a community-driven effort that brings together non-profit organizations, government agencies, community groups, businesses and local residents”, stated Cassandra Miller, Program Manager for Neighborhood Place. “By making this an interactive and information-filled event, we hope to create an atmosphere of community awareness and inclusion among the residents of Park Hill.”
The following groups have been invited to participate: Louisville Metro Government (including Community Services, Parks and Recreation, and the Office for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods), REimage, UPS, YouthBuild Louisville, Exploited Children’s Help Organization (ECHO), Jefferson County Public Schools, KentuckianaWorks, Family Scholar House, Louisville Metro Housing Authority, Louisville Metro Healthy Start, Mindful Direction Counseling Services and several others.
For more information about this event, contact Nannette Dix at 502-634-6057.