Neighborhood University 2019 - Engage in the Experience

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Family Justice Center

5705 Uptain Road

Chattanooga, TN 37411

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Launched in 2014, Neighborhood University is a workshop designed to increase the capacity of neighborhoods throughout Chattanooga.

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The City of Chattanooga division of Neighborhood Services in partnership with NeighborWorks America is Inviting all Emerging Leaders, Community/Neighborhood Groups, & Faith-Based Organizations to attend Neighborhood University for this free two-day workshop September 20th-21st!

Neighborhood University will offer two courses that build leaders capacity to increase mobility, partnerships and bring more people to your neighborhood table. Below are a few of the tangible actions that you’ll gain from attending these workshops:

Mobilizing Youth for Community Building - Facilitated by Beckah Terlouw

Course Goals

  1. Explore youth engagement strategies and how to mobilize youth within your community.
  2. Learn and practice tools that help build relationships
  3. Take away a practice plan to engage more youth, or better engage the youth you already have --- that you can use the moment the workshop is over.

Attendees of the sessions will leave ready to take thoughtful action toward immediately and graciously enabling new leaders.

Working with Faith-Based Institutions in Community Development - Facilitated by Tron Moller

Course Goals

  1. Describe several ways in which faith groups mobilize and deliver community development programs and services.
  2. Discuss issues, challenges, and emerging trends in working with faith-based community development organizations..
  3. Identify resources available to faith-based community-based economic development organizations.

Attendees will also learn how religious goals and community revitalization methods complement and challenge each other.

Neighborhood University convenes Friday, September 20th & Saturday and September 21st, 2019 at the Family Justice Center (5705 Uptain Rd.) Registration is limited to

100 attendees each day so register now!

Breakfast and lunch will be provided both days. Attendance is mandatory for Neighborhood Groups seeking funding through the Neighborhood University Grant Program known as the Debbie F. Johnson Memorial Leadership Award Program in 2020.

Have more questions, please contact Karen Clay @ (423) 643-7306, kclay@chattanooga.gov

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