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Reminder: “Neighborhood Organizing 101” Workshop This Thursday Evening

Good afternoon –

Just a quick reminder, about the upcoming Neighborhood Organizing 101 workshop this Thursday evening.

Thanks,

~ malcolm

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Here’s a great opportunity for you and your neighbors to gain valuable tools for bringing your neighborhood together:

Redwood City’s “Neighborhood Organizing 101” workshop!

Thursday, March 15th – 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Veterans Memorial Senior Center, 1455 Madison Avenue

The workshop content is provided by the Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center (www.pcrcweb.org).

  • Hands-on, informative, fun workshop!
  • Prepared resources
  • Flyer templates
  • Contact list forms to assist you in neighborhood organizing
  • Refreshments will be served!
  • What makes a healthy neighborhood and community
  • How to assess the health of your neighborhood and identify possible issues or concerns
  • Tips on how to organize your neighborhood and bring people together around an issue or opportunity
  • What the City can do to help bring your neighbors together
  • City programs and grants, and other resources and opportunities
  • Upcoming opportunities to participate and get involved
  • Neighborhood Watch information

One of the most common efforts in any neighborhood is to help improve or beautify their area, which can both strengthen property values and reduce crime. A neighborhood-wide effort can target problem areas and assist in their solution, especially if the issue involves an elderly person or someone who would otherwise have difficulty in that effort on their own. With an organized neighborhood the residents can work more effectively with municipal service providers, like public works, the police department, or others. This makes it easier to communicate with the City to voice concerns, access resources, resolve problems, or take advantage of opportunities.

The entire community is invited to find out what neighborhood organizing is all about, on Thursday, March 15th!

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