FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Wednesday, May 2, 2007
Marlena Fernández Berkowitz or Sarah Moss, 720-865-9016
Denver Officials Announce June 9 Neighborhood Conference:
Strengthening Our Communities, Block by Block
DENVER—City officials will host fellow neighbors and community organizations in a day of communitywide networking and neighborhood leadership Saturday, June 9, 2007, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at West High School, 951 Elati St.
The agenda includes presentations by local and national leaders on community building, workshops to address specific issues facing neighborhoods, large group decision-making to define what strong neighborhoods look like and effective strategies to promote them, and opportunities for networking.
The day-long conference will help promote a shared vision for Denver’s diverse neighborhood and community groups can work together to build stronger neighborhoods, and how that vision can lead to action on a block-by-block basis. This conference is for anyone interested in:
Learning about the exciting things neighborhood associations and other organizations are doing to improve the quality of life in neighborhoods.
Hearing how the City and County of Denver is engaging residents in projects and plans for building community.
Seeing practical tools and examples for how to address a wide range of pressing issues.
Networking with other neighbors, groups and City officials.
In order to accommodate participants appropriately, please register by June 1, 2007. To register or for more information, please contact Amber Callender at 720-865-9051 or via e-mail at Amber.Callender@denvergov.org
Please note that sign language interpreters and/or CART will be provided upon request with five business day's notice. Please contact Lorrie A. Kosinski, Sign Language Interpreter CI, CT, SC:L, at 720 913-8487; 720 913-8484 TTY or Lorrie.Kosinski@ci.denver.co.us directly.
WHO: City and County of Denver officials
Neighborhood Resource Center
Colorado Foundation for Families and Children
Community Resource Center
Denver Foundation’s Strengthening Neighborhoods Program
WHEN: Saturday, June 9, 2007, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: West High School, 951 Elati St.
TO REGISTER: Contact Amber Callender by June 1 at 720-865-9051 or via e-mail at Amber.Callender@denvergov.org.
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