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Kindergarten Registration with ASD

Attending kindergarten is an important step in a child’s educational development. In the Allentown Promise Neighborhood we want to make sure that families have all the tools they need to provide and obtain quality education for their children. Did you know in the state of Pennsylvania, families are not legally required to send their children…

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Join us on July 26 for our first APN block party!

We’re excited to hold our first APN Block Party on Saturday, July 26 from 11 am – 3 p.m. in conjunction with a larger downtown-Allentown block party event being planned by our friends at CACLV. Live music, food vendors, activities for the kids, and MUCH MORE! Save the date and plan to join us!

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Join us on June 13 for Donuts for Dad!

This month we celebrated moms and in June we get to do the same for dads! Join us on June 13 for Donuts for Dad.  

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Mental Health Awareness Month

We invite you to join us this Thursday 5/22 from 5-6 p.m. for a program on mental health stigma. Find out how you can help and support someone you love who is living with mental health issues.

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Meet Yadira, an APN Resident Ambassador

Meet Yadira, an Allentown Promise Neighborhoods Resident Ambassador. She has lived in the neighborhood since 1995. She has two daughters that attend Washington Elementary. She thinks better jobs will help the APN community grow. Yadira volunteers as a Central Elementary school crossing guard and also volunteers at her church. She likes that that APN helps…

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APN partnership with Community Bike Works means free bikes for downtown Allentown kids

Back in December, APN featured a story about a partnership with Community Bike Works, a non-profit organization in Allentown, which focuses on bike-building and peer mentoring for youth, as a way to encourage positive after-school involvement and professional development. APN, thanks to a very generous bike donation from “Bikes for Bill,” was able to give…

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Earth Day 2014 recap – colorful tulips and lots of smiles!

APN staff met with neighborhood residents and handed out over 250 tulips and pinwheels to celebrate Earth Day and reach out to the community. Men, women, and children all received plants. Colorful pinwheels and plants could be seen all over the neighborhood. Neighborhood Health Centers of the Lehigh Valley was also there to spread awareness…

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Living healthy in the APN

We would like to encourage you to live healthy. Healthy people make healthy residents, and healthy residents make a healthy community! Access to healthy foods, maintaining a healthy diet, exercising regularly, and access to mental health services are important pillars in an active and healthy neighborhood. Help support a healthy Allentown Promise Neighborhood and Lehigh…

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In order to help more families and children throughout the region in the coming years, the Board of Directors of Promise Neighborhoods of the Lehigh Valley has filed Form 1023 with the Internal Revenue Service to become its own tax-exempt non-profit 501c3 organization. Since its start, PNLV and its Allentown Promise Neighborhood have been a…

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Allentown School District Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten registration will be happening April 28 – May 9. If your child will be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2014 make sure they are registered with your neighborhood elementary school. Please see the dates, times and locations below. For detailed questions, please contact the Allentown School District at or 484-765-4000. Kindergarten, as…

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