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ECO-Neighborhood Toolkit

Environmental Collaboration Office (ECO) created the ECO-Neighborhood Toolkit resource to function as a catalyst for community organizers to drive collective green actions in their communities. Learn more here. ECO strives to make Milwaukee a world class eco-city on America’s Fresh Coast. ECO develops practical and racially equitable solutions that improve people’s lives and the economy while […]

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Resilient Cities are for the Birds Webinar

Webinar 6: Resilient cities are for the birds! Watch the recording

Watch the 6th Webinar in the Series – Resilient cities are for the birds! Enhancing ecological conservation within our built landscapes is vital if we are to address the social, economic, and environmental conditions of the 21st Century. One way we can do that, and in the process, build resilience, is to make these landscapes […]

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Greater Madison Engaged: Working Better Together

Great Neighborhoods is busy planning an all day event on Tuesday, May 10 to bring people together to improve community engagement in Madison. We are working with Edgewood College and Sustain Dane to bring Dubuque city staff to share their forward-thinking engagement practices. Our goal is to initiate a group of many different city and […]

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Great Neighborhoods Program Supports Darbo Neighborhood in Madison

Our Great Neighborhoods Program is supporting Mentoring Positives of the Darbo neighborhood in Madison with a project grant and organizing work. Will and Becky Green of Mentoring Positives have been building neighborhood leadership on Madison’s east side through mentoring and long-term relationships for the past 11 years. The grant will help to engage youth and residents in community values conversations using the Art of Hosting. Mentoring Positives aim to supply momentum from these conversations as the neighborhood works with the City of Madison and others on a new neighborhood plan in 2016. We are happy to be supporting this work and bringing in more people to shape our future together.

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First Neighborhood Forum

Tuesday night in the Meadowood neighborhood was our first Neighborhood Forum. These Forums are our effort to bring talents and skills from across Madison together to improve neighborhoods: a people to people approach to community. Our group of 20 shared ideas and experiences in how to get people involved and engaged and find funding for neighborhood projects.

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