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Upcoming Events & Opportunities

Introduction to Neighborhood Environmental Health Workshop – Session 1 April 20, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon  Location:  UMKC Katz Building, 5005 Rockhill Rd.

What does it mean to have a “healthy neighborhood?” How do you raise the quality of life in your community? In partnership with the Missouri Department of Conservation, Session 1 series of four workshops will focus on the environmental, social and economic benefits of neighborhood-level conservation. This is a free class, open to all. To sign up, email us at or call the Center at 816-235-6931.




Imagine all of our neighborhoods coming together for fun, food, fellowship and an awards ceremony that honors you – our neighborhood leaders, advocates and residents! You will not want to miss this citywide, neighborhood-wide “Breaking Bread Picnic” hosted by the Historic West Bottoms Neighborhood Association, in partnership with the Center for Neighborhoods. A full barbecue meal will be provided at this free event for all neighborhood leaders and advocates. Date: April 27, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the 9th Street Viaduct in the West Bottoms. To sign up, email us at or call the Center at 816-235-6931




Do you need to revise, amend or establish your neighborhood organization’s Bylaws? In partnership with the Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Legal Aid of Western Missouri, the Center for Neighborhoods invites you to participate in this free work session on Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon at the UMKC Katz Hall, 5005 Rockhill Rd. To register, email us at or call the Center at 816-235-6931




We’re doing it again! Join us for our annual fish fry on Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon at the Anita B Gorman Discovery Center, 4750 Troost, KCMO. Fish print t-shirts, door prizes, workshops and more! This year, we’ll provide the meal if you provide the dessert! If interested in attending this fun and free event for all of the family, email us at or call 816-235-6931



Stayed tune to learn more about our first annual STATE OF THE NEIGHBORHOODS ADDRESS to take place in October 2019!