Colorado Springs: Make your voice heard with CONO's Neighborhood University


Do you have a passion for your neighborhood? Do you want to actively participate in building and shaping your community? CONO is offering a FREE 10-week course that will give you the skills needed to organize and make positive change in your community.

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Classes will be held Wednesday nights from March 8 to May 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. (dinner provided!) at Sand Creek Library (1821 S. Academy Blvd.).

Registration for spring closes February 24.

In this course you will learn how to:
  1. Build relationships with other community leaders
  2. Organize people with effective strategies around a cause
  3. Examine complex problems with unbiased inquiry
  4. Acquaint yourself with the responsibilities of local government
  5. Navigate public process with confidence

A recent graduate had this to say about Neighborhood-U:

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"I am incredibly inspired by and in awe of everyone in this cohort; this class is full of creative and strong leaders who are clearly eager to work toward creating a healthier and happier community and prove to be committed to growing their own knowledge regarding advocacy work in order to become better leaders. It was such a great experience attending these classes over the last few months and it's incredibly clear that CONO's Neighborhood University is an outstandingly valuable resource for the community and to those ready to do the work to build up their respective community… Thank you all for making this class so educational and inspiring!" – Jasmin Thibou (Fall 2022 Neighborhood-U graduate)

The goal of Neighborhood University is to educate, empower, and equip residents to serve as effective community leaders, as well as organize and advocate for their neighborhood. Anyone who wants to be an agent of positive change is encouraged to learn more and enroll at:

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