Jan. 23 public forum to focus on civic engagement and neighborhood organizing

FutureHeights invites neighborhood residents who are interested in building a strong community through civic engagement and neighborhood organizing to attend a free public forum and workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 23, from 7-8:30 p.m., at The BottleHouse Brewing Company, 2050 Lee Road.

Attendees of the Community-Building for Change forum will participate in an interactive workshop that will cover topics such as civic engagement, effective organizing, and creatively solving challenges.

The workshop will benefit interested residents by helping them gain the knowledge and skills needed to create and maintain strong, effective neighborhood groups that can empower residents to take action to support and improve their community.

Brenda May, one of the leaders of Noble Neighbors; Kaela Geshke, wealth initiatives and community network builder of Neighborhood Connections; and Travelle Harp, director of Northeast Ohio Alliance for Hope (NOAH), will collaboratively lead the interactive workshop and discussion.

Sruti Basu

Sruti Basu is the director of community-building programs at FutureHeights.

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