Oct 18 2014 Brightside Compost Sale and Fundraiser Saturday, October 18

Brightside’s bi-annual fall compost sale and fundraiser will be held Saturday, October 11th and Saturday, October 18th from 8:00am to 2:00pm at the Outer Loop Recycling and Disposal Facility located at 2673 Outer Loop.

Waste Management of Kentucky is donating the organic, plant-based compost to Brightside. Proceeds from the compost sale will benefit Brightside’s beautification and sustainability efforts. 

Oct 9 2014 Brightside Youth Summit to Focus on Local Food System

Over 150 local middle and high school students will participate in the Fall 2014 Food Systems Youth Summit sponsored by Brightside and the Partnership for a Green City, in collaboration with Healthy Foods, Locals Farms Conference.

The Youth Summit will be held at the Jefferson Community and Technical College Downtown Campus, Health Science Building on Friday, October 10 from 8a.m. – 1:30p.m. Mayor Greg Fischer will address students at the close of the event.

Aug 27 2014 500 Youth Will Benefit From New Resource

Five hundred Louisville youth involved in the juvenile justice system have new resources to get back on the right path for completing school, planning for careers, getting training and finding employment with two new programs, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today. 

Jun 25 2014 Louisville Awarded ArtPlace America Grant

Louisville is receiving a $250,000 national arts grant to develop a unique Creative Innovation Zone (CIZ) to fuel citizen engagement in the Smoketown neighborhood. The CIZ will advance economic, educational and environmental infrastructure development in the Smoketown community by placing artist/innovators in advisory and supporting roles in revitalization efforts. The initiative is a partnership between IDEAS 40203, YouthBuild Louisville, and other community partners.