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Community and Human Development to host Neighborhood Summit

The City of El Paso Community and Human Development Department invites neighborhood associations and the community to attend the 13th Annual Neighborhood Summit from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 9, at the YISD Central Office, located at 9600 Sims.

The free event, hosted in partnership with the El Paso Neighborhood Coalition, provides educational workshops focused on how to improve neighborhoods. Residents have the opportunity to build networks among neighborhood associations from across the city and gather inspiration to help improve the quality of life in their neighborhoods.

The keynote speaker for the event will be City of El Paso Mayor Dee Margo. Guest speakers include El Pasoans Fighting Hunger CEO Victor Nevarez and Chief Development Officer Terri Wyatt.

The summit will include educational workshops and an information fair with vendors from various City departments and local organizations.

Workshop topics:

  • How to Run Effective Meetings – Dale Carnegie Training
  • Neighborhood Association Taskforce Panel Discussion
  • Planning for a County-Wide Linear Trail – Paso del Norte Health Foundation
  • Youth Engagement – We (FillintheBlank)

For more information on the Neighborhood Summit, call (915) 212-1682.