August Action Team Meetings:
Learn ways to get involved in improving South Indy through any of our 7 Action Teams. Visitors always welcome!

August 1 @ 6:00pm 
Health Pavilion, Room 202 (UIndy)
Planning future SoIndy social events and conducting community programming survey. Take the survey here.

No August Meeting
Working with TAB and the City of Indianapolis to bring Brownfield development resources and information to area stakeholders.

August 2 @ 5:00pm
Raymond Brandes Elementary, 4065 Asbury Street
We are planning & promoting the August 26 family back-to-school and trades demonstration event.

Housing  
August 13 @ 6:00pm  
Health Pavilion, Room 202 (UIndy) 
We are promoting home ownership, housing repair, and responsible landlords.

August 14 @ 5:30pm  
Health Pavilion Room 202 (UIndy) 
Promoting affordable and free healthy foods through two community gardening projects, implementing "Little Pantry" program.

August 28 @ 6:00pm  
The Tube Factory (1125 Cruft Street) 
We will paint a mural in the Troy and I65 underpass on Indy Do Day, Sept. 29. We seek ways to incorporate art and banners throughout the Shelby St. Corridor. We work to create the Shelby Street Village concept.

Connectivity Masterplan review with stakeholders

August SoIndy Neighborhood Meetings:
Bean Creek Neighborhood Association  @Beancreekneighborhoodassociation
August 9 @ 6:00pm, Villa Baptist Church

Rosedale Hills Neighborhood Association  @Rosedalehills
August 9 @ 6:30pm, 4450 S. Keystone Ave.

August 21 @ 6:30pm, Burrello Family Center 
[ Childcare available, to sign up email garfieldparkneighbors@gmail.com ]

Northwest Perry Neighborhood Association  @Northwestperryneighborhoodassociation
August 23 @ 7:00m, St. Roch Parish Life Center

Meridian-Raymond Neighborhood Association  @Meridianraymond
August 28 @ 7:00pm, 2112 S. Pennsylvania

August 28 @ 7:00pm, Apostolic Christian Church, 1532 Standish
Don't Miss First Friday, August 3!

Check out the events, shows, and food:
The Tube Factory Art Gallery and Night Market

Jobs Outlook
"A good job is more than just a paycheck. A good job fosters independence and discipline, and contributes to the health of the community. A good job is a means to provide for the health and welfare of your family, to own a home, and save for retirement."
-James H. Douglas, Jr.

Apply here:
Indianapolis is hiring Park Rangers: go to www.indy.gov/jobs .
IndyGo is hiring: go to www.indygo.net/employment

Opportuniites:
August 1: Don't miss the Central Indiana Job Fair . Click HERE to learn more about the event and tips on what to do before, during, after a job fair.
August 11: Women Behind the Badge Workshop . IMPD is hiring.
August 22: Job Fair Southeast Community Center
August 26: SoIndy Back to School and Trades Demonstration Event .
The SoIndy Education and Workforce Development Action Team is partnering with Garfield Park to plan a family Back to School and Trades Demonstration Event. According to monster.com , trades jobs are anticipated to grow faster than the national average of all jobs at 11% over the next 10 years. The median annual wage among skilled trades jobs is around $42,000.

South Indy neighbors are encouraged to bring the entire family to the Corporate Shelter in Garfield Park on Sunday, August 26, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. There will be free back-to-school supplies in our SoIndy tote bags. Participants will get to learn about local trades careers with hands on demonstrations.
Free Annual Bus Passes for Veterans
To register, veterans must complete the enrollment process in person at the Julia Carson Transit Center,  201 E. Washington St . Veterans must fill out an application, provide proof of eligibility (DD214 or VA ID) pay $2.00 fee, and have a photo taken at the Transit Center Customer Service desk.
Support Mass Transit...Plan a Future Ride from South Indy to Downtown
using your smartphone map or go to www.indygo.net
Complete Survey and Get a Chance to Win!
Several of our Action Teams came together to create a SoIndy survey to further inform our Quality of Life Plan implementation. Please complete the survey HERE and we will sign you up for a prize drawing.
We are #soindy!
South Indy Quality of Life Plan