Improving Communities with Community U! Conference

By | September 12, 2012

Neighborhood Organizing ConferenceFrom Council Member Jack Christie’s newsletter:

The Planning & Development Department is holding the “Community U: Lessons in Neighborhood Organizing” Conference Saturday, September 29th starting at 8 am.

Spend the morning with your fellow community leaders and learn all about the latest tools and techniques to make your neighborhood a better place for all. This half-day conference will provide Houstonians with training, resources, and solutions through a combination of workshops, presentations, and networking opportunities.

Conference topics include:
Funding Resources for Non-Profit Organizations
Safety and Crime Prevention in Your Neighborhood
Volunteer Organizing in Your Neighborhood
Using City Programs to Enhance Your Area
Preventive Health, Nutrition and Senior Living
Incorporating Art in Your Community
The conference will be held at United Way of Greater Houston: 50 Waugh Drive Houston, TX 77007 (between Washington Avenue and Memorial Drive)
Saturday, September 29, 2012, 8 am – 1:15 pm
$5 fee per person (FREE Parking)

To view, download, and register for the 2012 Community U Neighborhood Conference brochure, click here.

For more information, call the Planning & Development Department at 713-837-7701 or email them at CommunityU@houstontx.gov.

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