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Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

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Jul 07

Asset Based Community Development Workshop

Posted on July 7, 2016 at 8:20 AM by Communications Department

Helps Residents Improve Their Neighborhoods

The Prevention and Self Sufficiency Bureau of Newport News Department of Human Services wants to help residents strengthen their neighborhoods with an Asset Based Community Development Workshop on Saturday, July 16 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM at New Beech Grove Baptist Church.

Asset Based Community Development is a powerful and inclusive approach to community development. The effort is focused on discovering and using available resources that are already present in the community. This training will provide guidance to residents on how to look for assets and signs of hope in their respective neighborhoods, build on those strengths and help create a safe and interconnected communities.

 Participants may register online or contact Traci Des Lauriers, Youth Services Supervisor, by email at or by phone at (757) 369-6808. Registration deadline is Friday, July 15.