IN THE NEWS: Build bolstered by Indiana governor, Michael Jackson's mother

IN THE NEWS: Build bolstered by Indiana governor, Michael Jackson's mother

(Chicago Sun-Times, Northwest Indiana Times) After visiting The Fuller Center’s Jackson Street of Dreams Build in Gary, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence noted, "This is a great project to restore what is in my mind one of the most famous streets in America." He made the comment after meeting with Katherine Jackson, who raised her talented family on Jackson Street, including the late King of Pop Michael Jackson. Pence, Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and Fuller Center President David Snell said that Mrs. Jackson is happy to see hope coming to the neighborhood that remains dear to her heart.

In this report for its Post-Tribune edition, the Chicago Sun-Times talks to some of the leaders of this effort to restore Jackson Street and other blighted areas of Gary. Click here to read the entire article.

The Northwest Indiana Times reports on the build.

Chris Johnson
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Chris Johnson is the Director of Communications for The Fuller Center for Housing, a multi-award-winning columnist for the Columbus (Ga.) Ledger-Enquirer and author of 4 books.

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