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(40.12,-82.35)
 

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Mission Statement

To alleviate issues of poverty, unemployment and environmental degradation in Newark, Ohio by creating a stronger sense of community via a green job training and environmental literacy education program.

Description

Project Main Street seeks to positively transform Newark, Ohio, through initiatives driven by students, families, faith-based organizations, businesses, and individuals. We focus on: * housing * job training * healthy food * business development. At our core is Sparta Restaurant & Coffeeshop, which serves as a welcoming meeting place for a diverse and caring community. Professionals and students in diverse fields work, eat, and serve alongside people in poverty, including returning citizens following incarceration. We use social entrepreneurship to create employment, as well as meaningful and life-changing service-learning opportunities.

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http://spartaonmain.com/

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