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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.


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.

  • 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.

Upcoming Courses
(all courses will be held at the Workforce Development Center, 201 E. Little Creek Rd. unless otherwise noted)

Saturday, October 1st.
10 a.m. to noon
NBN Academy Kickoff:  "Healthy Neighborhoods"  (Flyer)

Thursday, October 13th
6 to 8 p.m.

 "Live" Asset Mapping 
* Located at Colonial Heights Church, 833 Marvin Ave.  (Flyer)  

Saturday, October 15th
9 a.m. to noon
What is a Generation Changer?
Youth Track.  (Flyer)  

Wednesday, October 26th
6 to 8 p.m.
Neighborhood Standards Part I - Property Codes (flyer)

Saturday, November 12th
10 a.m. to noon

Grants 101

Saturday, November 19th
10 a.m. to noon
Neighborhood Standards Part II - Neighborhood Appeal

To register, click above or use the full Eventbrite link:

Contact Us
Program Coordinator
Michelle Johnson
810 Union St, Ste 509
Norfolk, VA 23510

Ph: 757-664-6772