Jane Boyd programming and services are offered in five locations in Cedar Rapids to serve a variety of needs in different areas. Explore the tabs below to learn more about each location.
The Jane Boyd Community House is located in the Oak Hill Jackson neighborhood in Cedar Rapids, near NewBo City Market and the City of Cedar Rapids' Bender Pool.
The community house is primarily used for after-school programs and has approximately a dozen classrooms for educational instruction, activities and recreation. An on-site gymnasium has long been a popular practice and game spot for basketball and other activities. The gynamsium, dance studio and social hall are available for rent to the public.
The Harambee House, which loosely translated means "Let's Work Together" in Swahili, is located in the Wellington Heights neighborhood in Cedar Rapids. The building is a renovated fire house and now serves families through a variety of programming, including parenting skills development, mental health assistance and work skills development, clothing closet, computer access and free bread distribution.
Johnson STEAM Academy Magnet School is located in the Wellington Heights neighborhood in Cedar Rapids. The Achievement Academy, a Jane Boyd program, includes before and after school programming at the site.
The Paul Engle Center is a former grocery store in the Wellington Heights neighborhood. Engle, a famous writer, grew up in the neighborhood and created the University of Iowa International Writing Program. The center includes a large community meeting space and training center, home to the PATHS and CREP programs. It also includes a computer lab for work skills training on the second floor.
1600 4th Ave. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Our mission is to enhance the academic, emotional and social wellbeing of children and families in our diverse community with programs focused on developing successful and productive adults.
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