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 […]Read more about "ECO-Neighborhood Toolkit"
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 […]Read more about "Webinar 6: Resilient cities are for the birds! Watch the recording"
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 […]Read more about "Greater Madison Engaged: Working Better Together"
Great Neighborhoods Supports Allied Coop
Our Great Neighborhoods Program is supporting the members of the Allied Coop with one of our grants. The Coop has had a long-standing goal of creating a neighborhood owned and operated grocery store. This year the members are working towards a food buying club that will provide bulk food buying opportunities for families that join. […]Read more about "Great Neighborhoods Supports Allied Coop"
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.Read more about "Great Neighborhoods Program Supports Darbo Neighborhood in Madison"
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.Read more about "First Neighborhood Forum"