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West LouisvilleKY Outdoor Recreation Initiative master plan to be unveiled next week

Meeting to be held at Whitney Young Elementary on May 31st   Louisville, KY., – A master plan detailing future outdoor recreation opportunities in west Louisville will be unveiled during a public meeting at Whitney M. Young Elementary School on Tuesday, May 31 from 6:30–8:30 p.m. “The master plan for the West Louisville Outdoor Recreation Initiative is the result of a lot of hard work and thought about how to make nature-based programming and environmental education more accessible to families in those neighborhoods,” said Director of Metro Parks and Recreation Seve Ghose. “We’re hoping for abundant feedback on the plan…

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Louisville Ky family literacy program continues to expand

Toyota, NCFL expand national learning program to five new cities Grants boost literacy and work skills, strengthen families, improve communities LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — A national two-generation family learning program that aims to provide a solution to the educational challenges facing low-income and ethnically diverse families has expanded from 10 to 15 communities. The following organizations were each awarded a $175,000grant from Toyota and the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) to launch Toyota Family Learning: Village of Promise, Huntsville, Ala. Broward County Public Schools, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Public Education Foundation, Las Vegas Louisville Free Public Library…