NRC 2018 Update

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At our Open House on June 27, 2018, NRC made a brief presentation on what we’ve done recently, and what we have planned for the remainder of 2018 into 2019. As 2018 draws to a close, what better … [Read more...]

New Year’s Resolution: A Healthier Neighborhood Association?

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Update (August 2018): The Health Check tool has been revised with feedback from several neighborhood leaders, and we've posted a new version here. If your association would like to use this new … [Read more...]

Your Giving Tuesday gift to NRC can be tripled!

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NRC is the only nonprofit organization in South Bend dedicated to improving the quality of life in South Bend neighborhoods by helping neighbors build better neighborhoods from the inside. On … [Read more...]

NRC hosts Trivia Around the Bend Friday, Nov. 16

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An evening of fun and fun facts about South Bend and other topics! Join Neighborhood Resources Connection  and fellow neighbors for a fun evening of friendly competition and connection building … [Read more...]

Free Workshop Nov. 15: the Alphabet Soup of Community Development

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The Neighborhood Resources Connection's 2018 Neighborhood Leadership Academy Workshop series continues with a workshop on The Alphabet Soup of Community Development. The free workshop will be … [Read more...]

North Shore Triangle neighbors turn Idea Board thoughts into Focus Areas

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At their association's Annual Potluck on September 23, North Shore Triangle neighbors shared their ideas for a better neighborhood on NRC's new "Idea Board," a giant, portable outdoor whiteboard that … [Read more...]

Grow your Association using Neighborhood Surveys

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In Spring of 2018, participants in NRC's Advanced Neighborhood Leadership Academy heard how the best recruiting methods for your Association aren't just advertising your meetings, but asking … [Read more...]

Free workshop on “Good Neighbor Law” – Thursday, Oct. 18.

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The Neighborhood Resources Connection's 2018 Neighborhood Leadership Academy Workshop series continues with a workshop on Good Neighbor Law. The free workshop will be held on Thursday, October 18 … [Read more...]

Free Workshop on TIFs, CDCs, and CDBGs Thurs., Sept. 20

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The Neighborhood Resources Connection's 2018 Neighborhood Leadership Academy Workshop series continues with a workshop on The Alphabet Soup of Community Development: TIFs, CDCs, and CDBGs. The free … [Read more...]

Are neighborhood association meetings public forums? Yes and no.

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Tuesday, Aug. 21, 1:20 p.m.: NRC just spoke to Conrad Damian, the President of the SOAR neighborhood association, and asked what SOAR's policy is on attendance/participation by non-members at what … [Read more...]