Syracuse Neighborhood Action Conference Scheduled for November 7th

(Syracuse, NY) The next Syracuse Neighborhood Action Conference (SNAC) will be held on Saturday, November 7 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at Nottingham High School. Sponsored jointly by the Gifford Foundation, the City of Syracuse and the CNY Community Foundation, the conference was designed by a group of neighborhood and community leaders. The purpose is to build the capacity of city neighbors and neighborhoods in an effort to unify voices and increase influence.

 

 

This year workshops will be held on:

  • Navigating our City (online services, support systems)
  • Aging in Place
  • Entrepreneurship opportunities
  • Educational options
  • Healthy living

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  • Job opportunities
  • Financial literacy
  • Youth programming
  • Communication techniques
  • Neighborhood movements
  • Citizen action
  • Public speaking
  • Local leadership programs
  • Stop the Violence methods
  • Community pride and investment

“Workshops are taught by local leaders and community experts who volunteer their time,” notes Sheena Solomon, director of neighborhood initiatives at the Gifford Foundation. “Many are city residents who are eager to share knowledge and encourage folks to learn from one another.” click on the following link for event brochure Syracuse Neighborhood Action Conference Brochure_2015-Final

Costs are $8.00 in advance or $10 at the door. To register go to www.SyrGov.net/SNAC
or email snacconference@gmail.com.