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August 31st! 5pm! Emmanuel Church – Newport Trees, Parks & Open Space Master Plan,

The Newport Open Space Partnership, which is orchestrating a year-long project to create a Newport Trees, Parks & Open Space Master Plan, would like to invite you and/or other members of the your organizations to participate in an upcoming meeting for Friends and Neighborhood Groups. Subcommittee Focus Groups Aug 31  (Click to download pdf)   We are very sensitive of the fact that your time is in short supply. If you would like to stay apprised of the project, even if you are not available for the kickoff meeting on August 31, please let me know. We will add you to the listserve and keep you posted via email as the project progresses.   As noted in the attached draft agenda for the full day of subcommittee meetings on August 31, these “preliminary discussions will shape the goals for the Master Plan and provide the planning team with a comprehensive understanding of the opportunities and challenges of Newport’s parks, open spaces, and trees, and their community setting.”Your feedback in the early stages of this project can truly make a difference in the final outcome a year from now!   FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORHOOD GROUPS   Monday, August 31, 2015 5pm – 6:30pm Emmanuel Church 40 Dearborn Street, Newport


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Posted by NewportAlliance - August 28, 2015 at 10:46 am

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Newport North End and Broadway residents should Apply Now! $15.00 per hour

Resident Consultant Job Description (click to download) We are seeking energetic residents from the North End and Broadway neighborhoods in Newport that would love to get involved! Once hired, each applicant will be assigned to one of the six working groups. Applicants will be interviewed in August, 2015. Additionally, there will be one mandatory day of training in early September, 2015 April, 2015 the Women’s Resource Center (WRC) became one of eleven organizations within the state of R.I. to receive a Health Equity Zone (HEZ) grant from the R.I. Department of Health. The Newport Health Equity Zone project is a place-based initiative focusing on the North End and Broadway neighborhoods. The WRC was awarded $235,000 for year one of this project. Funding could be awarded for up to four years. The goal of this project is to not only mitigate current health disparities present in these communities, but also to empower residents with the skills needed to create community change. The Newport-HEZ project is focused on six main areas that impact health: transportation, arts and culture, open space, physical and emotional health, education innovation and economic opportunities and food access. The project will have six working groups that will each […]


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Posted by NewportAlliance - August 3, 2015 at 2:52 pm

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