Monday, September 20, 2010

National Neighborhood Alliance Launched

The Center for the Study of Social Policy, United Neighborhood Centers of America, Harlem Children's Zone and PolicyLink are joining with several other leading organizations in launching the National Neighborhood Alliance. The National Neighborhood Alliance is a voluntary collaboration of national, state and local organizations that are supporting work in communities of concentrated poverty.

Starting in October, the Alliance will begin holding a series of regular, monthly conference calls to share information about work in, or support of, these communities. The calls will also serve as a forum for sharing information on advocacy efforts.The National Neighborhood Alliance is open to any interested national, state or local nonprofit organization, philanthropic organization, or for-profit organization involved in neighborhood-based work. Membership is free. Adding your organization to the list is simple. Just email Patrick Lester at The original founding organizations are:
  • Alliance for Children and Families
  • America’s Promise Alliance
  • The Bridgespan Group
  • Center for the Study of Social Policy
  • Child Trends
  • Coalition for Community Schools
  • Enterprise Community Partners
  • Harlem Children’s Zone
  • Local Initiatives Support Corporation
  • National Congress of American Indians
  • PolicyLink
  • Promise Neighborhoods Research Consortium
  • Results Leadership Group, LLC
  • The Rural School and Community Trust
  • The Skillman Foundation
  • Social Solutions
  • United Neighborhood Centers of America
  • United Way Worldwide
  • YMCA of the USA
By Patrick Lester, crossposted from Building Neighborhoods.

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