Neighborhood News

10th Annual Children’s Book Fest

April 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

MEGASOUP’s micro-grant recipient, Tremaine sent in this beautiful sketch. Tremaine presented his art at the February 2016 SistrunkSOUP. That night he shared his dream with the community. He wanted to attend the School of Visual...

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February is a time for us to celebrate the life and work of Dr. James Franklin Sistrunk. Dr. Sistrunk was born in Midway, Florida (near Tallahassee) in 1891. He graduated from Meharry Medical College, in Nashville,...

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2016 King Holiday Celebration

January 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Community! The Annual King Holiday Parade and Unity March has a NEW route this year! Photo Courtesy : The Miami Herald CLICK HERE to read their news article....

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Sistrunk Soup’s First Micro-grant Recipient

December 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

 APHRODUST BOOKSTORE Jeremy Shaw recently presented his ideas at the Sistrunksoup where community members pool money and vote on various projects. He would like to open a brick-and-mortar book store called Aphrodust. However, funding has...

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On-Call Leadership’s Graffitize not Vandalize

December 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

JOIN US on 12/20/15! Get ready for some action with On-Call Leadership’s Graffitize not Vandalize: Paint On & Brush Off. We are asking if you know any other. Youth or adult that would like to...

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Healthy Community Zone Kick–off Party

November 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

ArtHouse Backyard & Sistrunk Healthy Community Zone Kick–off Party Thanks to ArtHouse sponsor, Community Foundation of Broward, and our Communities of Promise Partners, we are happy to announce the backyard expansion project which will open...

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Wells Fargo UrbanLift Grant

September 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Wells Fargo UrbanLift Grant With the generous donation and support of the Wells Fargo UrbanLift Grant, the Housing Authority of the City of Fort Lauderdale has transformed four vacant lots in the Northwest Gardens neighborhood...

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Assembled by the FAU Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions (CUES) staff, graduate assistants, and volunteers, “The Megaphone” is a re-purposed shipping container that has been turned into a creative hub that amplifies the voice of...

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Step-Up Apprenticeship Initiative

July 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Housing Authority of the City of Fort Lauderdale has operated a state certified Step-Up Apprenticeship Program (Step-Up) for the last 17 years since 1994. The objective of the program is to provide apprentices with...

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