Better Together Neighborhoods Conference
Bellevue's first Neighborhoods Conference -- Saturday, May 21, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., at City Hall -- promises to be a great learning and networking experience. Designed for both the individual resident looking to learn more about their city and the seasoned neighborhood leader, there is something for everyone.
The day kicks off with breakfast and keynote speaker, Becky Henchman and continues with four one-hour class sessions and over 20 workshops (conference brochure). The four workshop tracks are:
- Building Community in my Neighborhood
- The World in my Neighborhood
- Staying Safe in My Neighborhood
- Navigating the City for my Neighborhood
For more information, contact Julie Ellenhorn at 425-452-5372 or email@example.com. To REGISTER, go to parks registration, click on the Activity tab, scroll down to Special Interest & Extended Learning, then go to Complex and click on Bellevue City Hall. (This application prefers the use of Internet Explorer.) All registrants will have to create a user account and fill in all of the necessary information.
Neighborhood Association Assistance
“Better Together” provides mentoring and training for leadership of newly forming and existing neighborhood associations. Mentoring from city neighborhood liaison staff is available for newly forming or re-organizing neighborhood associations. This may include a city-funded neighborhood mailing and/or facilitation of initial planning meetings.
The Neighborhood Organizing Guide provides step-by-step assistance for effective neighborhood association organizing. The guide assists with organizational structure, leadership development, running effective meetings, event planning and more.