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The 10th Annual #NENAwards celebration is over! @LondonBreed, @MaliaCohen, @AaronPeskin, @Ahsha_Safai & @jeffsheehysf rocked the rotunda at City Hall on January 26th as we celebrated the NEN Awards winners and NEN's tenth anniversary! Check out some of the standout photos below, and stay tuned for...

ECP LEADERSHIP SUMMIT The annual Empowered Communities Program (ECP) Leadership Summit convened the neighborhood leadership from communities implementing the ECP as well as stakeholders from the government, non-profit and private sectors. The summit provided leaders with the opportunity to report out to each other the progress...

The 2017 NEN Awards honored San Francisco community leaders, organizations, and groups who demonstrated their dedication to making neighborhoods safer, cleaner, greener, and healthier places to live, work, and raise a family. Fourteen winners were recognized for their outstanding work. City Administrator Naomi Kelly, General Manager...

In October and November 2016, Resilient Bayview, Miraloma Park, Sunset, and OMI steering committees convened local and citywide organizations to participate in a half day workshop on resilience.  The day focused on the activation of a HUB which is a network of organizations that reside in...

The Vulnerable Populations Resilience Working Group convened at the Red Cross Office on March 7th. Representatives from the Mayor’s Office on Disability, Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services,  SF Department of Emergency Management, SF Department of the Environment, SF Department of Aging & Adult Services, FEMA...

During September and October of 2016, 9 neighborhoods across San Francisco participated in the Neighborfest Program and organized local block parties. The goal of the Neighborfest block parties was to strengthen connections among neighbors and increase the sense of community. The parties were organized and...

December 1, 2016 The Neighborhood Empowerment Network would like to thank all the community leaders, non-profits, foundations, universities, city officials and private sector stakeholders who came together for the NEN Disaster Resilience Summit. The event opened with inspiring remarks by Mayor Edwin M. Lee, City Administrator Naomi Kelly,...

The Neighborhood Empowerment Network is a cohort of agencies with a single mission: Build truly resilient neighborhoods that can withstand stress of any kind at the individual, organizational and community levels.