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Revitalizing 5th Avenue in the East Central Neighorhood

Building Address: 3114 E. 5th Ave, Spokane 99202

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Friends of the Black Lens has first meeting in the Carl Maxey Center with Ty Patterson.

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Friends of the Black Lens Board Members and our real estate agent gather to make offer on the building that will become the Carl Maxey Center.

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Focus Group #2 to give input on the remodel.

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The Carl Maxey Center

 The Carl Maxey Center will be a sustainable/green and technologically innovative hub on 5th Avenue in Spokane's East Central neighborhood. The Center is committed to changing lives and improving the well-being of Spokane's African American community by expanding the educational, economic and cultural opportunities that are currently available. The Carl Maxey Center was formed to address the racial disparities that currently exist and have persisted in Spokane and will do so by focusing on Equity; Racial & Social Justice; Business & Workforce Development; Education & Advocacy and Cultural Enrichment. The long term goal of the Carl Maxey Center is to uplift, empower and transform Spokane’s African American community from the inside out.

The Carl Maxey Center is

a 501c3 non-profit based in Spokane, WA. The goal of the Carl Maxey Center is

to uplift, empower and transform Spokane’s African American community from the inside out.

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The work of the Carl Maxey Center is only possible because of the generous support that we receive. You are invited to make a donation and join us in transforming the Spokane community.

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The Black Lens is a monthly, independent, community newspaper, based in Spokane, that focuses on the events, issues and people that are of importance to the African American community, and views news through a Black Lens. 

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