Denver Officials Announce June 28 Neighborhood Conference

Denver Officials Announce June 28 Neighborhood Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Tuesday, May 27, 2008

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Sue Cobb & Jenny Schiavone, Mayor’s Office (720) 865-9016
sue.cobb@denvergov.org & jenny.schiavone@denvergov.org

Calendar Announcement And Media Advisory
Denver Officials Announce June 28 Neighborhood Conference
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Empowering Denver’s Neighborhoods:
Collaboratively Strengthening Our Communities, Block by Block


(Denver) City and County of Denver officials will host neighbors and community organizations in a day of community-wide networking and neighborhood leadership Saturday, June 28, 2008, at Manual High School.

The conference agenda will include presentations by local and national leaders on community building; workshops to address specific issues facing our neighborhoods; small and large group decision-making sessions designed to define what strong neighborhoods look like, and to identify effective strategies to promote them; plus opportunities for networking.

The day-long conference will encourage a shared vision for Denver’s diverse neighborhood and community groups, allowing for collaboration in building stronger neighborhoods and leading 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 Denver’s neighborhoods.
  • Finding out how the City and County of Denver is working to engage residents in projects and plans intended to build community.
  • Gaining practical tools for addressing a wide range of pressing issues.
  • Networking with neighbors, groups and City officials.

    WHAT: 2008 Neighborhood Conference

    WHO: City and County of Denver officials
    Inter-Neighborhood Cooperation
    Neighborhood Resource Center
    Institute for Consensus Action
    Community members

    WHEN: Saturday, June 28, 2008, 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM

    WHERE: Manual High School, 1700 E. 28th Avenue

    TO REGISTER: Contact Heather Barry at (720) 865-9103 or at heather.barry@denvergov.org. Please register by June 20, 2008.

    Please note that sign language interpreters and/or CART will be provided upon request with five business days’ notice. Please contact Lorrie A. Kosinski, Sign Language Interpreter CI, CT, SC:L, at (720) 913-8487, TTY at (720) 913-8484, or lorrie.kosinski@denvergov.org.

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Posted on May 27, 2008 (Archive on Jun 26, 2008)
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