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Another Successful Big Block Party!!!

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July 22, 2015
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CANA’s Fourth Annual Big Block Party (16+4 blocks) was a raving success. On Saturday, July 18, 2015, the Central Austin Neighborhood Association celebrated 5 Years of Positive Community Impact.   Pony Rides, CANA Grillmaster BBQ Contest, Petting Zoo, Cake and Ice Cream, Senior Bingo, Watermelon, Face Painting, Rickshaw Rides, Free Raffles and More Fun....
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CANA Neighborhood Big Block Party Kicks Off Saturday July 18, 2015 (Mason & West End)

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July 10, 2015
CANA Neighborhood Big Block Party Kicks Off Saturday July 18, 2015 (Mason & West End)

CANA with support from your neighbors will have our Fourth Annual Block Party for our 16+4 blocks and beyond.  We have a fun filled day planned for all.  Come out and join us from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM at the corner of Mason and West End  (5900 block of West End – near Austin)...
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CANA CAMPAIGN UPDATES

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April 24, 2015

Our last meeting was full of information you could use. Here is a brief summary of some of the discussions. CANA CIVIC ENGAGEMENT CANA members, to expand our impact, spent the month of March working with and engaging others in the community, city, and county. CANA members volunteered to serve and to learn means...
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CANA Encourages Engagement with Elected Officials in March

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March 18, 2015

CANA, in place of a meeting, encouraged everyone to go out into the community, attend a meeting, engage an elected official and learn more about conditions affecting our community. Having identified several events through reading a local newspaper, I decided to attend an event presented by our recently elected Commissioner, Richard Boykin. There were...
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Impactful Leadership Forum, February 5, 2015

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January 7, 2015

Within the next month, February, Austin residents will be choosing, and placing their trust in, individuals to represent their interests in the city of Chicago. The members of the group Advocates for Neighborhood Development and Empowerment, ANDE, believe that the delivery of better information to the Austin community will help constituents: Recognize and utilize...
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Celebrating 5 Years of Impact

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January 7, 2015

Best Wishes for the New Year We begin the fifth year of operation of the Central Austin Neighborhood Association. 2015 Activity Schedule Six Visible Action Events Ten CANA meetings 2015 Objectives Increased civic engagement Celebration of achievements Positive impact on quality of life   Next Meeting:                        Tuesday, January 20, 2015, 301 N. Mayfield  ...
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ANOTHER SMALL VICTORY IN FIGHT FOR OUR SAFETY

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April 24, 2015

  Our fight for the human rights of black and brown people continues. We seek to have equitable allocation...
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CANA MEETING TUESDAY

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April 20, 2015

TUESDAY APRIL 21 MEETING Since there was no meeting in March, you won’t want to miss this next meeting....
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Hearing on CANA/ACLU Police Response Time Data Petition 4/8/14 10:00 AM

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April 7, 2014

There is a hearing April 8, 2014 at 10:00 AM at the Daley Center in court room 2308. Please...
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TUESDAY 6:30-8:00PM CANA MEETING

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October 13, 2013

IF YOU REMAIN SILENT, YOU ALLOW OTHERS TO GIVE YOU WHAT THEY DON’T WANT. TAKE ACTION TUESDAY  NEXT MEETING...
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CHICAGO POLICE CHANGING RESPONSE PLAN FOR SOME 911 CALLS

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February 18, 2013

Starting  February 4th, Chicago police changed  their responses to 911 calls. They’ll no longer come right away to reports...
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Mayor’s Office and Police Department Want to Meet With You on December 11, 2012

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December 7, 2012

ATTENTION: RESIDENTS OF THE AREA CENTRAL TO AUSTIN MADISON TO LAKE   You Have the Power to Help Take...
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Beautification

Preparing our corner plantings for Winter with help from neighbors and friends

This past Saturday  CANA was joined by several neighbors, ours friends and Third Unitarian Church, Christ the King High School and Jahmal Cole of the Illinois Network of Charter Schools. While the weather was bit harsh, the students of Christ the King were ready to work regardless. We started the day off with a little...

CANA Neighborhood Beautification

You might have noticed that the mountain of mulch that was on the vacant lot at the southeast corner of Mayfield and Corcoran has dwindled down to almost a mole hill. Thanks to your neighbors and the students from Christ the King High School, that mulch was moved to corners around our area.  ...

Award Wining Corner Planting Kicked off May 19th With support from Brickyard Home Depot, Christ the King High School, Loyola University and ABC Bank

Award Wining Corner Planting Kicked off May 19th With support from Brickyard Home Depot, Christ the King High School, Loyola University and ABC Bank

After weeks of preparation, CANA and neighbors with allot of help from our friends began re-planting our award winning corners.  We were joined by many organizations, businesses and residents.    A special thank you goes out to Brick Yard’s Home Depot who donated  mulch, flowers and discounted tools and other materials. We were also joined...

National Black MBA Association’s Leaders of Tomorrow Team Leads Service Project in CANA Neighborhood

National Black MBA Association’s Leaders of Tomorrow Team Leads Service Project in CANA Neighborhood

The National Black Masters in Business Administration’s (NBMBAA) Leaders of Tomorrow (LOT) program through the efforts of Lizette Marshall and her daughter Imani Marshall, a Whitney Young Senior and LOT Member, choose the CANA neighborhood for one of their service projects.  They choose to do a yard makeover for a home in our 16 block service...

Family Activities

2015-07-18 16.44.44

CANA’s Fourth Annual Big Block Party (16+4 blocks) was a raving success. On Saturday,...

CANA Neighborhood Big Block Party Kicks Off Saturday July 18, 2015 (Mason & West End)

CANA with support from your neighbors will have our Fourth Annual Block Party for our...

The BIG BLOCK PARTY is Back !!!! Saturday July 20th 10 AM – 4 PM

  Remember last year’s party? Want another one? Well we heard you! It’s Back!!! ...

Can we throw a party?  Yes we CANA!

The first annual CANA Block Party/Festival was a wonderful success!  We had several hundred...


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