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Neighbors Building Neighborhoods Academy
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The NBN Academy offers a variety of training that was developed by the NBN Steering Committee.  The committee is made up of residents and city staff who focus on peer-to-peer, interactive training that supports NBN core concepts.

Goal:

To develop a multi-level educational program that will enhance the capacity20160521_094656.jpg of Norfolk's citizens to be engaged, responsible neighbors and community leaders.

Objectives:
  • Design and implement foundational or capacity building classes that assist formal and informal community groups in effectively identifying, organizing and accomplishing their goals.
  • Design classes for individuals and/or community groups for the purpose of empowering them to be responsible neighbors and community members.
  • Explore best practices in developing curriculum for neighborhood leaders who are ready to expand their focus from their neighborhood to create change throughout the city.

Winter/Spring 2017 Courses
*
All courses are at the Workforce Development Center unless otherwise noted
(201 E. Little Creek Drive next to Kroger)

Neighborhood Event Planning

(POSTPONED)

Grants 201

Saturday, February 25th, 10 a.m.- noon
Neighborhood Leadership Development Institute Part I (Facilitation)

Wednesday, March 8th, 6 - 8 p.m.

Neighborhood Leadership Development Institute Part II (Conflict Resolution & Consensus Building)

Saturday, March 11th, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Fair Housing Training for Housing Providers

Thursday, April 20th, 1 - 4 p.m.
Location TBD
Neighborhood Standards Part I (Property Codes)

Saturday, May 6th, 10 a.m. - noon
Neighborhood Standards Part II
(Practical Ideas for Neighborhood Appeal)

Monday, May 15th, 6 - 8 p.m.
NBN Conference and Awards Ceremony



Saturday, June 24th, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location pending
Neighborhood Leadership Development Institute Part III  (Inter-generational Partnerships & Collaboration) Saturday, July 15th, 9 a.m. - noon



Fall 2016 Presentations

NBN Academy Kickoff:  "Healthy Neighborhoods" (from October 1)

 (presentation.pdf)

"Live" Asset Mapping
(from October 13) 

 (presentation.pdf)

What is a Generation Changer? Youth Track. (from October 15)

 (presentation.pdf)

Neighborhood Standards Part I - Property Codes  (from October 26)

 (presentation.pdf)

Grants 101
(from November 12)

 (presentation.pdf)
Neighborhood Standards Part II - Neighborhood Appeal (from November 19)

 (presentation.pdf)



Registration will be at our companion Eventbrite link:
http://www.eventbrite.com/o/neighbors-building-neighborhoods-academy-11490526564

Contact Us
Michelle Johnson
Division Head

401 Monticello Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23510
Email

Ph: 757-664-6772