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The Livable Neighborhood Program Comes to Flatbush

livable neighborhoods training

On Saturday May 10th the Municipal Art Society Planning Center will launch the second annual Livable Neighborhoods Program training at Hunter College. The Livable Neighborhoods Program, which first launched last May at Hunter College, was created to provide communities with the knowledge, tools, and training needed to transform local vision into effective plans. The program provides participants with in person training, a take home comprehensive community planning toolkit and access to a web-based network for ongoing to discussion.

Come join over one hundred New Yorkers from neighborhoods across the city in a discussion about the issues that matter to you and your neighborhood. Facilitators will include Tom Angotti of the Hunter College Center for Community Planning and Development, Anthony Borrelli of the Manhattan Borough President’s Office, Vicki Weiner of the Pratt Center for Community Development and many more.

Chances are, your neighborhood is rapidly growing and changing. The Livable Neighborhoods Program is designed to help you respond to that change and help your community grow in a more equitable and sustainable matter.

Date and Time: Saturday May 10, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, May 7

Who Can Attend? Registration is open the public, however priority is given to members of grassroots organizations and community boards.

What Is The Cost? Participation in the program is free.

Where Is The Training? The training will take place at Hunter College with special assistance from Hunter College’s Center for Community Planning and Development (CCPD). Hunter College is located at 695 Park Ave (Manhattan). Corner of 68th Street and Lexington Ave.

Will Food Be Served? Yes. We will provide breakfast and lunch.

Can I Bring My Child? Yes. The LNP is designed to be as convenient for participants as possible. We will have a supervised children’s activity room available on both days of training for children school age and up.