Upcoming Neighborhood College


Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs
12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 551
Fairfax, VA 22035-0065
703-324-3187, TTY 711, FAX 703-324-2010

Sept. 21, 2006

Get Connected With Your Community Through Upcoming Neighborhood College

Fairfax County is now accepting applications for a fall session of its award-winning Neighborhood College program, which is scheduled for six consecutive Friday mornings, from Oct. 6 through Nov. 10, at the Falls Church Human Services Building, 6245 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. The sessions will run from 9:30 a.m. to noon. The Neighborhood College is a community leadership program open to residents interested in learning about Fairfax County, and how to work with neighbors, community organizations, and local government to strengthen neighborhoods, build community capacity and promote a strong sense of community. 

This session is focused on providing current and emerging community leaders with:

  • A greater understanding of Fairfax County government
  • An increased awareness of resources, services and ways to get involved
  • New skills training on effective participation in the county and community
  • Network connections that build a sense of community

Classes are free but space is limited; light breakfast will be served and child care, if necessary, will be provided. The deadline for registration is Friday, Sept. 29. For more information or to obtain registration forms, call 703-533-5475, TTY 711.

Neighborhood College, an award-winning community leadership development program that helps build stronger communities, is sponsored by the Fairfax County Department of Systems Management for Human Services. This session is in partnership with the Fairfax County Public Schools ? Office of Early Childhood and Family Services ? Family Services and Involvement Section.

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