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  1. Police, community efforts help Gardere see a turnaround in crimeRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 21 | The Advocate

    ... in high school was that it was really horrible," McCaleb said on a recent afternoon as she typed up notes at the Gardere Initiative's Ned Avenue headquarters. "What I was thinking, what I'd see doesn't really match. My perception of the neighborhood ...

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  2. Volunteer column for Sept. 12, 2014Read the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | The Advocate

    ... times: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday Friday, 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays. YOUTH TUTORING PROGAM, Gardere Initiative Adam, (225) 803-9616 or gardereintiative@gmail.com: This fall the Gardere Initative is seeking to grow its youth tutoring ...

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  3. Classmates reconnect, start after-school sports programRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | The Advocate

    ... over the years, and neither had any idea the other was in Baton Rouge, much less living in the same neighborhood off Gardere Lane. As they caught up, Fontenette, the former football player, told Fitchett about a group of children he'd been ...

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  4. Jury acquits man in Gardere Lane bicyclist fatalityRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | The Advocate

    Four months after an East Baton Rouge Parish jury failed to reach a verdict, a different jury acquitted a Baton Rouge man in an alleged hit-and-run on Gardere Lane that led to the death of a bicyclist. Darby Griffin , 50, was found not guilty of hit-and-run driving Friday night in the death of Barbara Jacobs, 54. Jacobs was not wearing a helmet or reflective gear at 11 p.m. on Sept.

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  5. Jury: Man not guilty in hit-and-run crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | WBRZ

    A jury found a driver not guilty on charges related to a deadly hit-and-run where a bicyclist was killed on Gardere Lane in 2012. The jury returned the verdict Friday evening in the case against Darby Griffin.

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  6. Volunteer column for Sept. 5, 2014Read the original story

    Thursday Sep 4 | The Advocate

    ... times: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday Friday, 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays. YOUTH TUTORING PROGAM, Gardere Initiative Adam, (225) 803-9616 or gardereintiative@gmail.com: This fall the Gardere Initative is seeking to grow its youth tutoring ...

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  7. Volunteer column for Aug. 22, 2014Read the original story

    Aug 21, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... Volunteers in Public Schools (VIPS) - Tony Pryer (225) 226-4703 or gardereintiative@gmail.com . This fall, the Gardere Initative is seeking to grow its youth tutoring program specifically to cater toward some of the issues that will be coming with ...

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  8. I'm looking forward to giving back to my community'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2014 | BayouBuzz.com

    As some of their friends lounged around in front of a television early Saturday, members of a Gardere youth football team and a dance team joined with children from the National Guard's Youth Challenge Program to clean up the neighborhoods along Skysail and Ned avenues.

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  9. Youths target Gardere neighborhood for cleanupRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2014 | The Advocate

    As some of their friends lounged around in front of a television early Saturday, members of a Gardere youth football team and a dance team joined with children from the National Guard's Youth Challenge Program to clean up the neighborhoods along Skysail and Ned avenues.

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  10. Around Baton Rouge for Wednesday, July 30, 2014Read the original story

    Jul 29, 2014 | The Advocate

    NEIGHBORHOOD ARTS PROJECT: 9 a.m., Gardere Initiative Building. NAP will have tents with art supplies for the community to create art for free.

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  11. Volunteer column for July 25, 2014Read the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... assistance with community, social and special events. Group and individuals can volunteer. YOUTH TUTORING PROGAM, Gardere Initiative - Adam, (225) 803-9616 or gardereintiative@gmail.com: This fall, the Gardere Initative is planning to grow its youth ...

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  12. Common Ground: July focuses on minority mental healthRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... and receive a poorer quality of mental health care. There are area community agencies addressing these challenges. Gardere Initiative, a community advocacy program, will co-host a National Minority Health Awareness Month program from 8:30 a.m. to ...

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  13. Around Baton Rouge for July 23, 2014Read the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | The Advocate

    NEIGHBORHOOD ARTS PROJECT: 9 a.m., Gardere Initiative Building, 8435 Ned Ave., Apt.

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  14. Man arrested in robbery, shooting while free on bailRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2014 | The Advocate

    A Baton Rouge man free on bail in a Gardere area burglary was arrested again Monday night in a June robbery and shooting that left one person wounded in the leg, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office.

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  15. Around Baton Rouge for July 9, 2014Read the original story

    Jul 8, 2014 | The Advocate

    NEIGHBORHOOD ARTS PROJECT: 9 a.m., Gardere Initiative Building. NAP sets up tents in neighborhoods for the community to create art for free.

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  16. 'Block Boyz' case questioned due to lack of funds for public defendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Louisiana is currently handling a high profile, year-long investigation with a Gardere-based criminal group, the "Big Money Block Boyz," but the state could lack the money to fund it.

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  17. Community column for July 4, 2014Read the original story

    Jul 3, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... parents. Zito quit her job teaching at a private school to become founder, principal and executive director of the Gardere Christian Community School, serving an area notorious for poverty, drugs and violent crime. In four years, the school's ...

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  18. Around Baton Rouge for Wednesday, July 2, 2014Read the original story

    Jul 1, 2014 | The Advocate

    NEIGHBORHOOD ARTS PROJECT: 10 a.m., Gardere Initiative Building, 8435 Ned Ave., Apt.

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  19. Community column for July 1, 2014Read the original story

    Jun 30, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... parents. Zito quit her job teaching at a private school to become founder, principal and executive director of the Gardere Christian Community School, serving an area notorious for poverty, drugs and violent crime. In four years, the school's ...

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  20. Students learn responsible credit card useRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ... to educate young people. A class was held Wednesday at the Army Reserve Center targeting high school students in the Gardere area. "We'd like to at least make them aware of some of the issues, including interest rates, the importance of comparison, ...

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