Program set for 2013 Cincinnati Neighborhood Summit

Jan 31, 2013 8:04:24 PM / by Chuck Lohre

Program set for 2013 Neighborhood Summit
Posted: 25 Jan 2013 08:30 AM PST by Building Cincinnati
Cincinnati Neighborhood Summit
The schedule for the 2013 Neighborhood Summit, to be held February 16 at Xavier University's Cintas Center, has been set.

The annual summit brings City officials, neighborhood leaders and volunteers together to discuss common issues and to hear from local professionals and experts about the resources and strategies that they can take back to their communities to promote change.

This year's program will focus heavily on implementation of the City's new comprehensive master plan, Plan Cincinnati. Other program elements include an intensive Community Academy track on operating effective community councils, the City's proposed form-based code and neighborhood development, and the encouragement of youth participation in the community building process.

The first morning session (9:15 A.M. to 10:15 A.M.) includes:
Communication Basics*
So I've Just Been Elected…*
Why and How Are We Engaging Young People?
New Tools for Great Neighborhoods
Finding Resources for Development*
The second morning session (10:25 A.M. to 11:25 A.M.) includes:
Social Media Marketing: Are You Strategic?*
Plan Cincinnati Implementation
Why and How Are We Engaging Young People?
New Models for Neighborhood Development
Future of Civic Engagement
The first afternoon session (1 P.M. to 2 P.M.) includes:
Steps to Developing Collaborating Communities*
Priority-Driven Budgeting: What Next?
Let's Be Clean, Safe, and Strong!
Effective Dialogue and Resolving Differences*
Recruiting and Sustaining Members and Volunteers*
Neighborhood Asset-Mapping Tool
The second afternoon session (2:10 P.M. to 3:10 P.M.) includes:
Grassroots Fund Raising and Grant Writing*
Creating a Vacant/Abandoned Property Strategy*
Using Community Learning Centers to Reach Youth
Effective Dialogue and Resolving Differences*
Recruiting and Sustaining Members and Volunteers*
Neighborhood Asset-Mapping Tool
Registration begins at 7:30 A.M., and the summit begins with a greeting by Mayor Mark Mallory at 8:30 A.M.

Attendance is free, but reservations are required.

http://www.investinneighborhoods.com/summit.html

Now in its eleventh year, the Neighborhood Summit is hosted by the City of Cincinnati, Invest In Neighborhoods, and Xavier University's Community Building Institute.

Topics: Cincinnati

Chuck Lohre

Written by Chuck Lohre

Owner of Lohre & Associates Marketing Communications. The company celebrated their 80th Anniversary in 2015, his 38th.