Do you have other suggestions and/or did you make any community-oriented resolutions that others, too, might want to adopt? Share in the comments!
1. Pick up at least 5 pieces of trash outside a day.
2. Volunteer in our neighborhood. Here are a few options; contact the volunteer coordinators for specific opportunities:
+ Voulunteer at the Watha T Daniel Shaw Community Library. To learn more about volunteering at the Library, click here
+ Volunteer at one of our neighborhood schools. To learn more about volunteering at a neighborhood school, click here.
+ Volunteer at a local park or at the Kennedy Recreatrion Center. To learn more about volunteering at a neighborhood park, click here.
+ Volunteer at a local non-profit - Several non-profits in the area need volunteers to advance their mission, such as Bread for the City and ArtSpace DC.
3. Organize and/or participate in a neighborhood watch for your block. Check here for more information.
4. Become a graffiti fighter. Buy paint now and, whenever you see a tag, paint over it ASAP.
Tuesday, January 05, 2010
Neighborhood New Year Resolutions
Although 2010 is in full swing, it's not too late to make a few neighborly resolutions. Here a list of suggestions (updated from the ones I suggested in 2007) that would be transformative in 2010: