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20 years of paving the way for the community

With a firm belief in the power of empathy and the potential for transformation, Pathway Resource Center strives to not only address immediate needs but also to inspire individuals to become agents of change within their own lives. 

Our Mission

Pathway’s mission is to create opportunities for success on the Far Eastside and surrounding communities by providing affordable housing, transportation services, resources and training that promote self-sufficiency for disadvantaged and underserved residents. All while bridging the “digital divide” and reducing welfare dependency and crime.”

Our Vision

We are a caring organization that values each person as an individual. Pathway is a transformational center of excellence that contributes to the workforce, family and economic development of the community. Our culture fosters professionalism, honesty and integrity through a supportive learning environment that is accessible and affordable to residents.

Our Team


La Keisha Jackson, MBA

Chief Executive Officer | Member At-Large


Alma Slash


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Luvenia Hudson

Member At-Large


Jerry Collins


We are recruiting new board members!

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Grants Awarded for 2023/2024

Glick Fund Grant

Pathway Resource Center has received a generous $50,000 grant from the Glick Fund! This incredible support will bolster our Driven 2 Success Micro Transit & Programs, enhancing transportation and access for our community.

Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Fund

We're proud to share that Pathway Resource Center is the recipient of a $50,000 grant from the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Fund! This grant focuses on bolstering our Adult Employment Readiness Training.

Central Indiana Senior Fund

Pathway Resource Center is immensely grateful to have received a $20,000 grant from the Central Indiana Senior Fund, including contributions from the Charles Lynn Fund and the Charles N. Smith Fund.

Grants Awarded for 2022

August 2022 - IAAQLI

Pathway Resource Center receives $1 Million from the Indianapolis Urban League & The African Coalition of Indianapolis for Housing & Homeownership: Racial Equity & Housing Development

October 2022 - Elevation Grant

Pathway Resource Center was awarded $250,000 during the second round for The Elevation Grant Program for its Driven 2 Success Program. Driven 2 Success is the first Micro Transit Transportation System in Indianapolis.

United Way of Central Indiana’s Social Innovation Fund

Pathway Resource Center was awarded $143,000 from the United Way of Central Indiana’s Social Innovation Fund, one of five United Way impact initiatives, that is designed to support nonprofits that are developing creative solutions to address needs in our communities.

Pathway Resource Center remains steadfast in its commitment to enhancing the lives of individuals in our community through a series of strategic initiatives. As we look ahead, we are excited to outline our plans for the future. By diligently pursuing these goals, we aim to empower more individuals, address critical needs, and foster lasting positive change in our community.


Further expansion of our technology center to accommodate an increased number of residents


Amplifying the impact of our annual food drives


Bolstering our housing assistance resources


Extending the reach of our Driven2Success microtransit program to facilitate transportation for Far Eastside residents


Steadfastly supporting the professional development and career growth of our city's youth

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Statement

We are committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving an ethical workplace with a culture
of diversity, equity and inclusion. We welcome and celebrate our staff, board members,
leadership team, volunteers and all members of the community with different abilities, sexual
orientation, ethnicity, faith, age, and gender. Maintaining a diverse workforce is of upmost
importance to us as we feel internal diversity directly impacts what we do externally. We are a
reflection and representation of the community, which gives us a great opportunity to have
access to a broad range of ideas and perspectives. Practicing and implementing these measures
regularly along with providing transparency in our communication is the key to Pathway’s
continued growth and propelling our mission forward.

Our Impact


Families have received affordable housing through Pathway Resource Center's affordable housing program


Youth and adults have received training in job skills, education workshops, employment readiness skills, and crime prevention through Pathway's programs


Local residents have received technology services and computer training with free access to Pathway's Computer Lab

Past Events & Programs Highlights

Annual Far Eastside Community Peace Walk

Pathway Resource Center's Annual Peace Walk in a powerful demonstration against the epidemic of gun violence that continues to plague our communities. 

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