Category: Youth Activities

Youth Activities Committee

Another Successful Big Block Party!!!

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.  …

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!!!  The 2nd Annual CANA Neighborhood Block Party returns  Saturday July 20th from 10-4 in the 5900 block of West End. That’s West End between Mason and Mayfield.   All of your old favorites will return plus some new ones .. ping pong.…

Comprehensive Effort will Keep Young People Safe; Offer Mentoring, Job Opportunities

The Illinois Neighborhood Recovery Initiative is a comprehensive effort to strengthen and revitalize urban communities. It’s goal will be accomplished by: engaging young people; offering job training for adults and small businesses; providing funding for small businesses.  This public-private partnership will reach an estimated 18,000 youth through programs such as: Mentoring Plus-Jobs, which will provide…

YOUTH PROGRAMS at 15th DISTRICT

The 15th District Community Policing Office conducts the Youth Explorer Scout Program  and the Peer Jury Program for youth age 13-20.  This program helps youth to : Earn service learning hours Discover career potential Develop leadership skills improve public speaking skills experience peer-to-peer bonding partincipate in EXCITING ACTIVITIES The meetings take place on the 2nd…