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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. Neighborhood 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 www.eugene-or.gov/neighborhoods Eugene OR 97401 Contact us collaboration 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 firstname.lastname@example.org matching grant Online • Improve neighborhood safety by organizing a www.eugene-or.gov/neighborhoods • Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) or neighborhood watch group Contribute to your neighborhood newsletter or community website • Serve on the board of your neighborhood association ♲ 30% PCW content Funding Neighborhood Improvements Our mission is to build community… Neighborhood Services provides matching grant Rive I-5 r Rd The City’s Neighborhood Services Industrial funds to neighborhood groups for community Corridor improvement projects including, but not limited Program helps Eugene residents Santa Clara to, parks amenities, public art, tree plantings, and Hw connect with one another to create a community events. Neighborhood matching grant y 99 -N sense of community, improve where projects have a lasting impact on neighborhoods and Barger Dr Coburg Rd 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 Trainsong initiatives that affect the livability of their Chambers St Harlow neighborhood. We work with Eugene’s 21 Whiteaker West Eugene neighborhood associations to create W 11TH Ave Downtown Jefferson I-5 a healthy, vibrant and safe community. Far Westside West U. Churchill West South U. Friendly Fairmount Amazon Laurel Hill Vly Crest Drive E3 0 TH We do that by… Av e Di Encouraging Public Involvement lla rd Southeast Neighborhood Services Rd 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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