Learning
Graduate Seminars

Neighborhood Institute Graduate Seminars!
Space Reserved Exclusively for Neighborhood Institute Graduates

About the Seminars
Center For Neighborhoods is proud to announce the first ever series of Neighborhood Institute Graduate Seminars being offered this fall!

The Graduate Seminars are designed to provide you with a deeper understanding of neighborhood-based topics. Day sessions will be focused on providing more in-depth and intensive information in special areas of interest.

Additionally, you’ll have the opportunity to reconnect with your classmates and also make new connections to alumni who might not have been in your graduating class!

The Details

  • All seminars held at the Clifton Center 2117 Payne Street
    • Saturdays from 9:00AM – 2:30PM
    • Breakfast & Lunch Provided

Schedule for each day:

9:00AM – 9:30AM
Coffee & Bagels, Networking

9:30AM – 10:30AM
Topic I - VISION

10:30AM – 10:40AM
Break

10:40AM – 11:40AM
Topic II - ACTION

12:00PM – 1:00PM
Lunch

1:00PM – 2:30PM
Tour – KNOWLEDGE

Important Dates

September 23, 2006
We’re Going Green!

October 7, 2006
What are we gonna do with that empty lot?

October 21, 2006
Let’s Get Organized!

November 4, 2006
We need to talk.

Getting Registered
Call Mary for registration information at 589-0343
or email marym@centerforneighborhoods.org

Sponsorship
Sponsorship generously provided by:
Metro United Way Vital Neighborhoods

Session 1: We’re Going Green!
Planner/Facilitator: Michael McCoy

Topics:

  • Greening your neighborhood
  • How to work with Metro Parks
  • Turning open space into usable
    neighborhood green space

Tours:
Central Park (Old Louisville neighborhood)
Warheim Park (Belknap neighborhood)

Session 2: What are we gonna do with that empty lot?

Planner/Facilitator:
Mary Mayrose

Topics:

  • Working with developers in your neighborhood
  • Options for developing vacant lots

Tours:
Speckert Court (Smoketown/Shelby Park neighborhoods)
Brent Street (Paristowne Pointe)
Haldeman Street (Clifton)

Session 3: Let’s Get Organized

Planners/Facilitators:
Delquan Dorsey & Hallie Jones

Topics:

  • How to organize, plan, and produce community activities
  • How to involve community members and win participation
  • Strategies for bringing people out of their houses

Tour:
Jewelry-making workshop with artist Gwen Kelly.

Session 4: We need to talk.

Planner/Facilitator:
Mary Mayrose

Topics:

  • Constructive dialogue
  • How to build consensus with each other & with outside interests

Tour:
Preston Street Corridor (Belmar neighborhood)

 

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