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Nominate Your #NBRHDHERO!

Posted on April 13, 2016
By Christie Nash

Help your #Nbrhdhero win a full scholarship to the 2016 Deepening Community National Gathering!

Neighbourhood Heroes are those individuals that make our neighbourhoods healthier, more vibrant, and inclusive places to live. A neighbourhood hero is someone who has mastered the act of caring, and understands the art of neighbourliness.engage-april2016-ifw3.jpg

Who is a #Nbrhdhero?

A Neighbourhood Hero is different forevery person and every community - it is up to you to discover what that means in your neighbourhood! It could be:

  • The 10-year potluck organizer
  • The one who never gave up on city meetings
  • The hero who finally got that community garden set up
  • Your friendly neighbourhood association member
  • The hero who welcomes each and every new neighbour as if they've been friends for years

How Does It Work?

  • Step 1 - Submit nominee by Sunday, May 1st, 2016
  • Step 2 - Nominees will be profiled on our site & voting information will be shared with nominators via email
  • Step 3 - Share, share, share! It will be up to you and your networks to share the contest and encourage people to get online and vote for your #nbrhdhero. Voting takes place from May 2nd - May 8th, 2016
  • Step 4 - The nominee with the most votes wins! The winner will be notified by an e-mail that will include all of the terms of participation and will be announced publicly on Monday, May 9th

Learn More:

Christie Nash, Cities Deepening Community

Christie Nash

By Christie Nash

Community engagement and striving for social justice have been strong threads throughout Christie's personal and professional life. An active volunteer with a number of community organizations, Christie has worked in the non-profit sector for almost ten years. She has a strong understanding of the intersection between the governance and practice of building healthy, inclusive, and hopeful communities. Christie is deeply committed to the notion that when people work together they can overcome complex issues and that diversity is our greatest strength. She understands that community conversations must be multi-faceted, dynamic, and that building relationships takes time.

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