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Sustainability Now! | Mellone Long | Center For Neighborhoods | Oct. 25, 2021

Sustainability Now! | Mellone Long | Center For Neighborhoods | Oct. 25, 2021

Update: 2021-10-24
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This week on Sustainability Now!, your host, Justin Mog knocks on the door of Mellone Long, the new Executive Director at the Center for Neighborhoods (http://centerforneighborhoods.org). Get to know Mellone and the amazing work and legacy of the Center which is organizing right now to put on their annual Neighborhood Summit on Saturday, November 6th, at the Louisville Urban League’s Sports & Learning Campus at 3000 W. Market. This year's theme is "Healing Our Communities: Working Toward Positive Change."

The Summit is a day-long conference that showcases community building success stories and celebrates neighborhood development across the Louisville community. Through interactive workshops, engaging keynote speakers, a regional vendor fair, and networking breakouts, Neighborhood Summit attendees learn about community achievements, make valuable connections, and come away inspired. There will be:

Networking: Meet like minded community members from across Metro Louisville including neighborhood leaders, local government officials and non-profit partners.

Expert Keynotes: Hear from local and national experts on important and ground breaking efforts in community building and local action. This year’s keynote speaker is T. Gonzales, Director of the Center for Health Equity at the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness.

Awards: ​Enjoy lunch with hundreds of your Metro Louisville neighbors and celebrate the great work happening across the region.  

Who Should Attend?

Neighborhood Leaders or Emerging Leaders - Longtime or new neighborhood leaders and board members or citizens interested in starting a new neighborhood association
Existing Association Members - Neighborhood Associations, Homeowner Associations, Condo Associations, Subdivisions, Suburban Cities, Neighborhood Watches or Block Clubs
Neighborhood Businesses - Local businesses, business associations and corporate partners interested in the health and vitality of neighborhoods
Nonprofit Community Partners - Longtime or new neighborhood leaders and board members or citizens interested in starting a new neighborhood association
Local Government Officials & Staff - Come hear from your constituents, share your expertise and develop stronger relationships with, and new ideas for, the community you serve.
Scholarships are available - email summit@centerforneighborhoods.org. Learn more and purchase tickets at https://www.centerforneighborhoods.org/neighborhood-summit

As always, our feature is followed by your community action calendar for the week, so get your calendars out and get ready to take action for sustainability NOW!

Sustainability Now! airs on Forward Radio, 106.5fm, WFMP-LP Louisville, every Monday at 6pm and repeats Tuesdays at 12am and 10am. Find us at http://forwardradio.org

The music in this podcast is courtesy of the local band Appalatin and is used by permission. Explore their delightful music at http://appalatin.com
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Sustainability Now! | Mellone Long | Center For Neighborhoods | Oct. 25, 2021

Sustainability Now! | Mellone Long | Center For Neighborhoods | Oct. 25, 2021

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