In 2016, NHS of New Haven celebrated NeighborWorks® Week 2016 with a number of different activities and events during the week. We were thrilled to have the community join us for many of these events! 


Our activities included: 

  • A Bike & Build clean-up event
  • Two workshops offered by our HomeOwnership Center: Pre-Closing Education & Money Management
  • Two hikes offered during CT Trails Day
  • Two meetings of prominent New Haven groups took place on our campus: The New Haven Energy Task Force and the West River Watershed Coalition
  • A tree planting along Sherman Parkway alongside the Urban Resources Initiative 
  • A launch party for the West River Water Festival partners
  • A Garden Workshop on Seed-Swapping, co-hosted by Common Ground and the New Haven Land Trust


NeighborWorks Week culminated on Saturday, June 11th with a series of activities that were attended by NHS staff, board members, and residents. They included: 

  • A walking tour of NHS properties, led by our executive director Jim Paley
  • A street clean-up around one of our properties on 17 Bassett Street
  • An open house and lunch at our property on 17 Bassett Street


We are so grateful for all those who joined us and look forward to another great NeighborWorks Week next year!