Attendance is free but class space is limited. Sign up early to reserve your seat in the workshops you want!


about our workshops

The Congress of Neighborhoods offers over 40 workshops, held in three (3) 90-minute sessions. This year we will be having workshops on the following topics. Please note that these themes are subject to change and will be reflected as the event draws near.

2019 Workshop Themes

  • Board Basics

  • Meet Your City Officials

  • How to Run a Planning Committee

  • Community Impact Statements & Beyond

  • City Budget

  • Public Safety: NCs & Seniors Leads

  • Dealing with Difficult People

  • Creating & Enhancing Public Spaces

  • Funding

  • How to Run a Meeting

  • Legal Issues

  • How to Interact with City Departments/Agencies

  • Resiliency/Emergency Preparedness

  • Homeless Issues

  • Committees

  • How Can NCs Work with the Department of Planning

  • Public Speaking

  • Social Media/Public Relations

  • Parliamentary Procedure

  • Outreach

  • President’s Roundtable

  • Secretary’s Roundtable

  • Leadership Skills


*Please note that these are just tentative themes and workshop and are subject to change.