Gardening

Gardening

RENA Community Center opened its doors in the summer of 2010.  It is a simple home for community fellowship.  Through celebrations and informal gatherings the center is a place where the many different residents of Rogers Road can foster relationships.  The center seeks to serve the community needs and provide a loving and enriching space for youth in after-school programming and summer activities.  It also offers outlets to adults through computer classes, English language classes, and art classes.

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 “My hope for this community is that it will be transformed into a major part of the development of Chapel Hill.  People have referred to us as being outcast, they have referred to us as being a neighborhood that nobody wants.  They have referred to us as being a poor underprivileged neighborhood. And we say, ‘See what we see. Look through our eyes and see what we see.’”