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Southern Textile Job Openings

One of our local businesses has two job openings available! Southern Textile is a family owned and operated business located in the Cooper Young area. They have a job opening for  part time clerical work, scheduled for about 20 to 30 hours a week. They also have an...

August Alley Cleanups

We all know our alleys can be a real jungle and it’s time to do something about it!  This August we will be hosting alley cleanups on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month.  On August 9th we’ll get started on the alley behind Peabody Elementary...

National Night Out 2014

National Night Out will fall on Tuesday, Aug. 5 this year and the Cooper-Young Community Association wants your block to be a part of the action. The event is meant to increase awareness about police programs in communities, such as drug prevention, neighborhood watch...

New Plans for 883 Barksdale

Mr. Saffarini recently brought in a new set of plans of his development at 883 Barksdale.  These designs represent revisions suggested by feedback on the previous plans for a two-unit building at the site.  Mr. Saffarini also provided us with images from some of his...

4th of July Parade!

It’s that time of year again-time to get everyone dressed up in their best patriotic gear and come celebrate our Independence Day!  We’ll be hosting our 4th of July Parade at Peabody Elementary this Friday starting at 10 am.  We invite everyone to get...

883 S Barksdale Update

Last night we were joined by Ahmed Saffarini and his lawyer Patrick Bensinger to hear about proposed changes to the development project on 883 South Barksdale. After receiving feedback from the Board of Adjustments as well as the CYCA Board and neighborhood residents,...

Cast your Vote – By-Law Changes

The Cooper-Young Community Association Board of Directors are proposing changes to the by-laws of the organization. These changes will reflect both the addition of a full-time Executive Director and expansion of that role as well as changes to address the changing...

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