April 2021 was an exciting month for SWAG!

Lots happened for SWAG this month! Capoeira students had a special belting ceremony honoring their hard work. Family Resource Center patrons participated in an employability workshop a Community Job Fair. SWAG also raised $5,750 through The Amazing Give. Community Dinner was a success. And finally, the SW Health Clinic began offering COVID-19 vaccines.

Housing Resources in Alachua County

This article describes some of the resources available to Alachua County residents struggling to pay rent and/or utilities. This includes rental assistance, legal help, ways to lower energy bills, and more. For those seeking to help improve equitable housing in our community, there is a non-exhaustive list of a few local organizations you could contribute to.

School Rezoning: Make Your Voice Heard!

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The School Board of Alachua County is considering two plans for elementary school rezoning. Plan B does not affect SWAG residents, while Plan G closes Terwilliger Elementary and moves all of the children to the new School I on Parker Road/122nd. ACPS staff visited the SWAG neighborhoods in January to hear from residents.