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Neighbor Power Indy

A Gathering to Inspire, Engage and Celebrate our Neighborhoods

Neighbor Power Indy is an annual gathering to Inspire, Engage and Celebrate our Neighborhoods. Join us for a fun, interactive day of neighbor led workshops, neighborhood storytelling and neighborhood awards on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Marian University. Check back here for more information and ticket sales!

Neighbor Power Indy 2018: Request for Presentations about Neighborhood Accomplishments is now open! Submit today!

Convened by INRC, Neighbor Power Indy brings together hundreds of neighborhood residents, community leaders, business owners, nonprofits, corporate partners, government staff and elected officials from all over Indianapolis! Neighbor Power is FREE and lunch is included. You must register to attend. This year's theme is "Won't You Be My Neighbor? Celebrating Diverse and Inclusive Communities."

2017 Gathering

The 2017 theme was Healthy Neighborhoods, Healthy City. Held Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Marian University.  This fast paced day of interactive resident-led workshops, also featured neighborhood storytelling, two Think Tanks and a neighborhood awards ceremony. Neighbor Power Indy will be offered as an annual event.

Special Keynotes:

Lisa Harris, CEO of Eskenazi Health and Dr. David Hampton, Deputy Mayor of Neighborhood Engagement, City of Indianapolis

Workshop topics included:

• Treat your Neighborhood like a Temple
• Collaboration: A Key to Civic Health
• Kicking Off Partnerships
• Creating an Oasis in a Food Desert
• Stand Up and Be Recognized
• Signs of a Healthy City
• The People’s Planning Academy: Principles of Planning and Land Use
• Building Neighborhood Resilience
• Planting Healthy Habits
• Neighborhood DeTox
• Pump up your properties
• Fitness along the Trail
• IndyVitals
• Community Development Toolkit
• Healing Our Waterways/Energizing Our Neighborhoods
• Food First: Indy’s Food Story
• Shape Up Your Block Party and More
• De-clutter your gutters
• Healing Neighborhood Blight
• Think Tank:  “Strengthening Our Food System”
• Think Tank:  “Tools to Enhance Walkability”
• Neighbor Tales: Hear residents share short, inspiring stories about their neighborhoods