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January 2020

Saturday, January 4, 2020
10:00 am2:00 pm
1247 S 11th St.
Volunteer Painting Pizza Party

Hey yall! We are having a volunteer painting pizza party at the South of Downtown Art Hub. We are giving our walls and partitions a fresh coat of paint and doing some cleaning. We would love your help! At noon we will have a pizza party with DaVincis slices, drinks, and sides. Feel free to drop in/out when you need to. This event is good for volunteer hours and for making friendships (;. See you there!

Let us know if you are coming by hitting "Going" on the Facebook event. The link is attached below.

Wanna be on our regular volunteer email list? Sign up here and let us know you're interested in becoming a volunteer with us! bit.ly/SDCDO-vol

Monday, January 13, 2020
7:00 pm8:30 pm
2000 D St., Lincoln, NE
Near South Neighborhood Association Regular Meeting

Regular Near South Neighborhood Association board meeting

Thursday, January 16, 2020
5:30 pm7:30 pm
F St. Community Center - 1225 F St. Lincoln, NE 68508
Community Conversation

The South of Downtown CommunityDevelopment Organization (CDO) is co-hosting a community conversation with the City Urban Development Department, the City Planning Department and the South of Downtown Steering Committee.The Community Conversation will focus on:

(1) What additional businesses, services and programs would residents like to see offered in or near South of Downtown?
(2) What additional services and programs would residents like to see offered at the F Street Recreation Center?
(3)How best to use zoning and land use regulations to achieve South of Downtown neighborhoods’ objectives?
(4) Introduction to Community Land Trust as a new tool to increase affordable housing.

We have overwhelmingly heard that the availability of decent, affordable housing is a real
concern for South of Downtown residents. The CDO wants to work with community members and partners to develop the first Community Land Trust in Nebraska to help address affordable housing needs in Lincoln. Those attending will be able to visit interactive stations to learn more about what a Community Land Trust is and how it might work in the South of Downtown.

They will also have an opportunity to share input on neighborhood support services and types of businesses they want to see grow in the area. Resident input will be used to help inform a South of Downtown redevelopment plan. Cookies and refreshments will be provided.

Monday, January 20, 2020
6:30 pm7:30 pm
F Street Recreation Center, Lincoln, NE
Everett Neighborhood Association Regular Meeting

Regular Everett Neighborhood Association board meeting

Monday, January 27, 2020
7:00 pm8:00 pm
1247 S 11th St.
Creative Programs Committee Meeting

Every month the CPC meets to discuss how we can utilize art and artists to build community in the Near South and Everett Neighborhoods. If you are resident or stakeholder passionate about art and/or community building we love to see you!

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
5:30 pm7:30 pm
Everett Elementary School, Door #5
Everett Community Cafe

Everett Community Cafe
Monday, January 29, 5:30 - 7:30 pm

This is an opportunity to meet other parents and community members while working together to make a difference in our community and impact the Everett Elementary School building. Food, language interpretation, and childcare provided.

Our Impact This Year

  • People

    15,000

  • Neighborhoods

    2

  • Mission

    1

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