Neighborhood Resources

Our online Neighborhood Resources is a collection of our favorite how-to guides, grant opportunities, workshops, city services and more. New York City is home to a wealth of resources—gather the tools to better your community here!

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Community Civic Engagement Calendar for Families

Citizen Squirrel presents a fun calendar of activities for families and New Yorkers of all ages looking to get more civically active. This year, make it your business to impact decisions in your community!

Type: General Resources

Criminal Justice Reform Phrase Guide

Getting active on Criminal Justice Reform or just want to discuss the topic intelligently? Here are The Opportunity Agenda's five tips for language that changes hearts and minds.

Type: General Resources

The NYC Green Book - Directory of Municipal Officials

You can use this official NYC resource to find out who to talk to about your community concerns, and how they can help! More information can be found in our Navigating City Government workshop.

Type: General Resources

Low-Cost Event Spaces for Nonprofits and Community Groups

This list, compiled by the Gay Center, is also based on resources gathered by the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York. Smaller, more intimate workshop spaces costing as little as $12/hour are listed in addition to larger, more expensive performance spaces.

Type: General Resources

How to Volunteer as a Senior

This guide from the National Council for Aging Care showcases the many opportunities for - and benefits of - volunteering as a senior. As pillars of the community, volunteerism by Seniors can spur others to get out and help as well!

Type: General Resources

How To Start a Block Association

How do I start a block association? Learn about the steps you can take to build an effective and resilient block association.

Type: General Resources

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