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									What are the benefits of participating in your
neighborhood association?
Neighborhood involvement gives you an opportunity
to have a voice in decisions that affect the livability of
your neighborhood. Your neighborhood association is                                                          Neighborhood
a great way to partner with other neighbors, the City
and other organizations to develop solutions to shared
                                                             participation                                        Services
problems. Being part of a neighborhood association
connects you to people who share your vision of a
healthy, vibrant and safe community.

                                                                      Services                                   information
                                                             Member of Neighborhoods USA

                                                             Neighborhood Services
How you can get involved…                                    City Manager’s Office—Atrium
Neighborhood associations are volunteer organizations        99 West 10th Avenue
that thrive and grow when everyone (that’s you!)             (across from the Eugene Public Library)
is involved.
•	   Find out what neighborhood you live in – visit our
     website at
                                                             Eugene OR 97401

                                                             Contact us
                                                             In person
•	   Attend a neighborhood event or meeting, read the        8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
     newsletter or check out their website
                                                             By phone
•	   Volunteer at a neighborhood event such as a             541-682-5009
     picnic, potluck or neighborhood clean-up
                                                             By email
•	   Organize your neighbors and apply for a       
     matching grant
•	   Improve neighborhood safety by organizing a   

     Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
     or neighborhood watch group
     Contribute to your neighborhood newsletter or
•	   Serve on the board of your neighborhood
                                                             ♲   30% PCW content
                                                                                                                                                                                             Funding Neighborhood Improvements
     Our mission is to build community…                                                                                                                                                      Neighborhood Services provides matching grant


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     The City’s Neighborhood Services
                                                                     Industrial                                                                                                              funds to neighborhood groups for community
                                                                                                                                                                                             improvement projects including, but not limited
     Program helps Eugene residents                                                         Santa Clara
                                                                                                                                                                                             to, parks amenities, public art, tree plantings, and

     connect with one another to create a                                                                                                                                                    community events. Neighborhood matching grant

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     sense of community, improve where                                                                                                                                                       projects have a lasting impact on neighborhoods and
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     they live, and work effectively with City                                                    River Road                              Cal Young                                          strengthen the connections between neighbors, busi-
     government on policies, programs and                           Bethel                                                                                                                   nesses, community organizations and the City.
                                                                              Royal Ave
     initiatives that affect the livability of their

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     neighborhood. We work with Eugene’s 21                                                                                  Whiteaker
                                                                                  West Eugene
     neighborhood associations to create                        W 11TH Ave                                                     Downtown

     a healthy, vibrant and safe community.                                                                   Far Westside        West U.
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Encouraging Public Involvement

Neighborhood Services

contributes to a more informed
and engaged community by:
•	    providing funding and support for neighborhood       Strengthening Neighborhood Associations
      association newsletters, postcards and other         Neighborhood Services works to sustain and build
      means of communicating with neighbors;               the capacity of neighborhood leaders and their
                                                           organizations by:
•	    communicating with neighborhood leaders and
      residents about City initiatives and opportunities   •	   providing resources to organize neighborhood
      for public participation;                                 events such as picnics, cleanups, community
                                                                garage sales and other celebrations;
•	    fostering collaboration between the City and
      neighborhood associations to improve communi-        •	   provide training to develop skills for effective
      cation and delivery of services;                          leadership and sustaining the work of
                                                                neighborhood associations;
•	    helping community members find City informa-
      tion and resources to meet their needs; and          •	   promoting participation in neighborhood
                                                                associations as an effective, grassroots method
•	    informing neighborhoods about proposed
                                                                of civic engagement; and
      changes to their areas and helping them
      understand planning and development processes.       •	   providing technical support and guidance to
                                                                maintain active neighborhood groups and ensure
                                                                opportunities for diverse participation.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              join us!

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