Norfolk, VA Neighborhood University

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Norfolk, VA, US

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Type: Program

Status: Ongoing

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Promoting Community Pride and Excellence!

The Neighborhood University is a community enrichment program established in 1999 by the City of Norfolk. It is dedicated to providing the highest quality training to citizens of Norfolk, to improve the condition of neighborhood housing, the vitality of neighborhood organizations, and overall quality of community life. Courses are intended to engage, inform and equip citizens with the training and technical assistance needed to help build the capacity of residents to be better advocates for their communities. Neighborhood University provides opportunities for networking and sharing practical ideas for problem solving, decision making, and managing community development initiatives. This is achieved by cultivating community interest and neighborhood support, orienting citizens to specific policy issues and government practices, and informing citizens of available resources.

All Neighborhood University Courses are FREE and open to the public.