Neighborhood Leadership Series (Postponed)

Neighborhood Leadership Series (Postponed)

Update: The Neighborhood Leadership Series has been postponed. New dates will be announced at a later time.

 

The Neighborhood Leadership Series (NLS) is a great starting place to gain the knowledge and skills to become a community leader. The program includes seven weekly learning sessions and ends with a graduation celebration:

  • Week 1: Tuesday, July 17 – Teambuilding Exercises and NLS Alumni Discussion Panel
  • Week 2: Tuesday, July 24 – Driving Tour and history of Marshall-Ridley Choice Neighborhood
  • Week 3: Tuesday, July 31 – Conflict Resolution and Consensus-Building
  • Week 4: Tuesday, Aug. 7 – Local Government 101: Ways to Get Involved and Be Heard
  • Week 5: Tuesday, Aug. 14 – Leadership and Community Organizing 101
  • Week 6: Tuesday, Aug. 21 – Community Resources and How to Start a Business or Non-Profit
  • Week 7: Tuesday Aug. 28 – Graduation Ceremony

Participants must live or work in the Marshall-Ridley Choice Neighborhood. Sessions will take place from 6—8 p.m. at the Ridley Recreation Center, 618 18th Street. Dinner and networking will begin at 5:30 p.m. Registration is free, but space is limited. Childcare will be available for program participants. Please register by contacting Latara Branch at branchls@nnva.gov or 757-926-8081 by July 13, 2018.

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July 2018 Community-Hosted Events

July 2018 Community-Hosted Events

  • Bridging the Gap: Gethsemane Baptist Church, 5405 Roanoke Avenue, launched a new Student Summer Program starting Monday, July 2, 2018 through Friday, August 31, 2018. The program is aimed at bridging the gap for students who are too old for summer camp and too young for a summer job. This free program runs from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday with occasional field trips and provides breakfast and lunch in partnership with the Southeast Foodbank. For more information, contact ami.berry@gethsemanebaptist.org or pick up an application at the church.

 

 

  • Ice Cream Social - July 18, 3-6 p.m., Doris Miller Community Center, 2814 Wickham Avenue: Hosted by the Wickham Avenue Alliance. Call 757-244-9223 or 757-247-8603 for more information.