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Apply for a grant to Keep Allentown Safe and Clean

Apply for a grant to Keep Allentown Safe and Clean

If you're part of a Volunteer-led organization, faith-based group or neighborhood group doing work within the Upside Allentown geographic area, you may apply for a Mini-Grant to participate in efforts for safe, clean and attractive neighborhoods.   [button...

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APD Youth Programs

APD Youth Programs

The Allentown Police Youth Academy and L.I.F.E programs have been a huge success. Since 2015 the Youth Academy has graduated 130 students with a 98% retention rate. Developing strong relationships with youth are key in keeping our streets safe. Upside has committed...

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UPSIDE SAFETY INITIATIVES

UPSIDE SAFETY INITIATIVES

Upside is committed to improving the safety of all residences and businesses in the City of Allentown as part of our effort to improve the quality of life downtown. Our goal is to partner with the Allentown police Department in addressing community crime and engage...

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Artists Invited to Apply for Residencies

Artists Invited to Apply for Residencies

The Allentown Arts Commission is proud to announce a public artist call for the 2018 Artist-in-Residence Program to artistically engage the community and create a bridge between the neighborhoods throughout the City of Allentown by fostering inclusiveness and...

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Upside Allentown Celebrates Year 2 Successes

Upside Allentown Celebrates Year 2 Successes

Revitalization takes a village, and in Allentown that means hundreds of volunteers, community leaders, and city officials and agencies who have come together to implement a comprehensive plan aimed at improving the quality of life and access to wealth and home ownership in the neighborhoods surrounding Allentown’s Neighborhood Improvement Zone. The goal of the campaign is to ensure that the residents also see the benefits of the vibrant business district along Hamilton Street in the NIZ as well as North Seventh Street, the gateway to Allentown’s downtown.

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