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Neighborhood College is a one-of-a-kind collaboration of workshops and hands-on learning experiences brought to you by multiple city departments. The intent of the program is to provide each participant with knowledge about the city's programs, services and resources; the tools to access those resources; and the skills and ideas with which to build positive, sustainable communities.

Everyone is welcome!  Regardless of whether you're a seasoned community leader or a new resident just looking to get to know your new home better, Neighborhood College is flexible enough to meet the needs of all Phoenix residents! We hope to see you at one of our many free workshops - and encourage your neighbors to do the same.

Please note: Registration information is listed with each individual session. For more information regarding the Neighborhood College Program, please contact us at 602-534-4444. 


February

Tuesday, 2/5 from 6 7 p.m. ARIZONA HUMANE SOCIETY WORKSHOP: Pet locked in a hot car? Dog without shade in a backyard? Join us as Ruthie Jesus, Field Operations Supervisor from the Arizona Humane Society, gives the inside scoop on how you can help as well as what is legally allowed in our state. Also, get a first-hand account of AHS’ role in caring for the Valley’s most vulnerable pets and the more than 12,000 animal rescues and investigations that AHS’ Field Operations Team responds to each year. Animal lovers and community members, you won’t want to miss this! Broadway Heritage Neighborhood Resource Center, 2405 E. Broadway Rd. To register, call 602-534-4444.

Thursday, 2/7 from 6 7 p.m. LANDLORD/TENANT WORKSHOP: Get a detailed overview of the rights and responsibilities for both tenants and landlords including the eviction process, rent and deposits, foreclosed properties and AZ Residential Landlord and Tenant Laws. Eastlake Park Community Center, 1549 E. Jefferson Street. To register, call 602-534-4444.

Tuesday, 2/19 from 6 7 p.m.  3R’S OF VOLUNTEERING. This workshop is an introduction to the principles of volunteer management (Recruitment, Retention, and Recognition). Topics include resources on effectively managing and training volunteers, recruitment tactics, and how to increase retention based on motivation and creative recognition ideas. NSD West, 3325 W. Flower St. To register, call 602-534-4444.

Thursday, 2/21 from 6 7 p.m. ARIZONA HUMANE SOCIETY WORKSHOP: Pet locked in a hot car? Dog without shade in a backyard? Join us as Ruthie Jesus, Field Operations Supervisor from the Arizona Humane Society, gives the inside scoop on how you can help as well as what is legally allowed in our state. Also, get a first-hand account of AHS’ role in caring for the Valley’s most vulnerable pets and the more than 12,000 animal rescues and investigations that AHS’ Field Operations Team responds to each year. Animal lovers and community members, you won’t want to miss this! Ocotillo Library & Workforce Literacy Center, 102 W. Southern Ave. To register, call 602-534-4444.

Thursday, 2/21 from 6 – 7 p.m. FUNDAMENTALS OF GRANT WRITING. Know of a great project for your neighborhood but aren’t sure how to pay for it?  Interested in applying for a grant, but aren’t sure where or how to start?  This workshops explores the fundamentals of the grant writing process.  Learn the Who, What, Where and How of grant writing here! Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 N. Central Avenue. To register, call 602-534-4444.

Thursday, 2/28 from 6 7 p.m. ARIZONA HUMANE SOCIETY WORKSHOP: Pet locked in a hot car? Dog without shade in a backyard? Join us as Ruthie Jesus, Field Operations Supervisor from the Arizona Humane Society, gives the inside scoop on how you can help as well as what is legally allowed in our state. Also, get a first-hand account of AHS’ role in caring for the Valley’s most vulnerable pets and the more than 12,000 animal rescues and investigations that AHS’ Field Operations Team responds to each year. Animal lovers and community members, you won’t want to miss this! Cholla Library (Second Floor), 10050 N. Metro Pkwy E. To register, call 602-534-4444.


March  

Tuesday, 3/5 from 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. LEADERSHIP THE WEST POINT WAY. Learn about six leadership principles for developing inspirational, stronger, and effective leaders. Participants will gain knowledge on managing expectation while leading change, enhancing decision making and communication strategies including tips for refining purpose and organization goals. Desert West Community Center, 6501 W. Virginia Ave. To register, call 602-534-4444.

 

Wednesday, 3/6 from 6 7 p.m. ARIZONA HUMANE SOCIETY WORKSHOP: Pet locked in a hot car? Dog without shade in a backyard? Join us as Ruthie Jesus, Field Operations Supervisor from the Arizona Humane Society, gives the inside scoop on how you can help as well as what is legally allowed in our state. Also, get a first-hand account of AHS' role in caring for the Valley's most vulnerable pets and the more than 12,000 animal rescues and investigations that AHS' Field Operations Team responds to each year. Animal lovers and community members, you won't want to miss this! Saguaro Library, 2808 N. 46th St. To register, call 602-534-4444.

Saturday, 3/9 from 8 10 a.m.  POWER WASHING TRAINING: Learn how to keep your neighborhood graffiti-free by using a power washer (which you can use for free after completing the workshop and confirmation of neighborhood organization registration), tour the warehouse and see other tools and supplies available to residents. NSD West Facility, 3325 W. Flower St. To register, call 602-534-4444.  

Thursday, 3/21 from 6 7 p.m. ARIZONA HUMANE SOCIETY WORKSHOP: Pet locked in a hot car? Dog without shade in a backyard? Join us as Ruthie Jesus, Field Operations Supervisor from the Arizona Humane Society, gives the inside scoop on how you can help as well as what is legally allowed in our state. Also, get a first-hand account of AHS’ role in caring for the Valley’s most vulnerable pets and the more than 12,000 animal rescues and investigations that AHS’ Field Operations Team responds to each year. Animal lovers and community members, you won’t want to miss this! Bret Tarver Learning Center, 1516 N. 35th Ave. To register, call 602-534-4444.

Thursday, 3/21 from 6 – 7 p.m. SOCIAL MEDIA 101: Learn the basics of building your social media presence across various top social networks and how to protect yourself on these sites. Learn about the latest tips and strategies for managing social media pages and how to leverage them in your marketing strategies. Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 N. Central Avenue. To register, call 602-534-4444.

Tuesday, 3/26 from 6 – 7 p.m. IS YOUR HOUSE ENERGY EFFICIENT? This class will introduce you to Healthy Homes Principles:  Keep your home dry, clean, pest-free, safe, contaminant-free, ventilated and maintained so you can make your home a healthier place.  Along with information, you will receive energy saving and weatherization tips to help you save money and energy.  This class will give you the knowledge to help yourself to a Healthy Home. Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 N. Central Avenue. To register, call 602-534-4444.



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​Neighborhood College is made possible through a partnership with the Phoenix Public Works Department.