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East Wayne Street Center provides hope through education

East Wayne Street Center graduating class
Courtesy of EWSC
Another East Wayne Street Center graduating class gets ready to take on a new life.

The East Wayne Street Center has focused on providing self-sufficiency for underserved populations in Fort Wayne for 56 years.

Director Reppard Horne
Courtesy of EWSC
Director Reppard Horne celebrates each graduate’s successful journey.

The Center focuses on improving the overall living conditions of impoverished households by stabilizing the home environment, addressing the environmental impediments, and paving the pathway to self-sufficiency with education.

BrightPoint Head Start, the city’s 1st head start facility is also housed at the Center, along with the EWSC Food Bank.

WBOI’s Julia Meek met with the organization’s Executive Director, Reppard Horne, to discuss its focus and mission, as well as the critical role it plays in our community.

For more information, visit the East Wayne Street Center website.