Gloves Spreading Love Brings Boxing Event to Greenleaf Rec

The first Annual Gloves Spreading Love event brought amateur boxers and hundreds of community members together at King Greenleaf Recreation Center. Courtesy of Paul Taylor  By Paul Taylor On Saturday, May 27,  King Greenleaf Recreation Center’s outdoor basketball court was transformed into a boxing venue. The first annual Gloves Spreading […]

Amidon-Bowen Bids Farewell to Coach Frank Briscoe – a True Advocate for the Youth

Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen addresses the crowd at a ceremony for retiring Amidon-Bowen Elementary School Coach Frank Briscoe. Courtesy of Hugh Ho By Matt Koehler  Smokey Robinson’s falsetto flooded the gymnasium of Amidon-Bowen Elementary School on a balmy early June afternoon. The school year was coming to a close – […]

Former SWNA Scholar Nick Moses: Educator and Leader

Nicholas (Nick) Moses. Courtesy of Nick Moses by John White  The Southwest Waterfront has birthed, educated and nurtured youths who overcame challenges to reach great heights. The Southwest Neighborhood Assembly’s (SWNA) Education and Scholarship Task Force (ESTF) has been a hub in our incubator, and 27 year old Nicholas (Nick) […]