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Centers for Working Families Launches Website

The Centers for Working Families (CWF) program, with the help of The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of the Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF), has launched its new website: www.cwfindy.org. Designed to educate, create awareness, and enlist CWF support, the site focuses on program components and the impact it’s having on participants. CWF has seven locations throughout the city providing career and personal financial services that focus on the financial bottom line for low-to-moderate income individuals and families. This means changing people’s financial behavior in a way that encourages them to make a long-term commitment to increasing income, decreasing expenses, and acquiring assets. “CICF is … Continued

Neighborhood Visionary: Terri Garcia

Education. Jobs. Affordable housing. These are just some of the things Southeast Community Services and Executive Director Terri Garcia bring to the Near Southeast side of Indianapolis. And for Terri it’s not just a job: it’s a labor of love. “I truly enjoy bringing positive change to Indianapolis’s Near Southeast side. And positive change in this community starts with education. But even though educating people is the foundation of our success stories, we don’t force it on people. We give our residents the tools they need to get educated; they have to take it upon themselves to use them.” A … Continued