Residents learn how to tell their neighborhood's story
The UNC Charlotte Urban Institute sponsored free neighborhood workshops March 3 and March 7, to offer residents ways they could learn more about their neighborhoods. The workshops were intended, in part, to encourage residents to organize Jane's Walks through their neighborhoods the first weekend in May.
Jane's Walks are an international initiative, in honor of writer and advocate Jane Jacobs, in which residents of towns and cities all over the globe get together to walk through neighborhoods, observing new things and building a sense of community. Charlotte-area Jane's Walks are sponsored by PlanCharlotte.org, with funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The City of Charlotte partnered in organizing the March 3 and March 7 workshops.