"Fact is, whether merited or not, East Austin is
notorious for its violence.
"Recent efforts to stabilize the area East of I-35 in Austin
have been encouraging. The replacing of Chester's Nightclub with
Space12 is just one such change that is morphing this part of town
into something other than a cliche'.
"Our announcement of intent earlier this month has evolved into
action. This past Sunday, Tom King and I arrived at 3121 E. 12th
Street with 4 Pentium 4 computers, monitors and all the cabling and
network gear to begin our installation of the Thomas M. Edwards
Technology Learning Center. The remaining 12 will be installed
after the April Linux Against Poverty event where we will be the
recipient of computers needed to finish the project."