2010 Neighborhood Leadership Institute

Here is a great lifelong learning and civic engagement opportunity!  You will learn a lot about our community and city government and perhaps find your perfect niche for civic engagement.  Sign up soon to reserve your space!

citylogoThe City of Charlottesville is accepting applications for the

2010 Neighborhood Leadership Institute

NLI will provide its participants with information on a range of subjects including City boards and commissions, the local economy, affordable housing, public safety and volunteer opportunities. The aim is to equip participants, through information and network opportunities, to take action and to mobilize others to engage our community in a positive way. Participants will be challenged to undertake a class project that will be presented in a formal way to City leaders at the conclusion of the series. Graduates of the program will also be presented with diplomas at a graduation ceremony.
The sessions are offered free of charge to anyone interested.  Classes will run from 6:00 – 9:00 and will include dinner. Sign up early, space is limited! Applications will be received until class is full or until February 1, 2010

Applications can be found online at www.charlottesville.org

DATE SESSION
02/10/10 Intro. & Welcome
02/24/10 City Structure, City Council, Boards and Commissions
03/10/10 Planning and Development Review 101
03/24/10 Public Safety – Facility Tour
03/31/10 City Budget and CIP Overview
04/14/10 Transportation in Charlottesville  Parks – Solving a Real
Problem
04/28/10 Housing Panel
05/12/10 City Issues – Panel Discussion by Council and City Schools
05/26/10 The University and Local Economy/Environment and Green
Building
06/02/10 Graduation/Project Presentation

Please direct any questions regarding NLI: Pilot Your City to Tierra Howard, Neighborhood Development Services – City Hall, 434-970-3182 or howardti@charlottesville.org

Via: Ric Barrick, Director of Communications, City of Charlottesville, VA

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