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Garland Neighborhood Management Academy

The Garland Neighborhood Management Academy (GNMA) offers educational classes on a variety of topics important to neighborhood vitality.  Categories include citizen engagement, leadership development, and neighborhood management.

GNMA provides community stakeholders with information and tools to actively engage in the municipal government process and to manage neighborhood growth and change.  The course offerings are designed to educate, inform, and empower residents and organizations to fulfill their role in sustaining thriving neighborhoods.

Upcoming GNMA Classes

Plan Before You Plant Workshop  | Saturday, Feb. 2, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. | City of Garland Garden Center, 1221 Spring Creek Dr, Garland

Looking to spruce up your yard this spring? Attend this hands-on class to get a jump start on your landscaping plans and learn from the experts on how you can have the yard of your dreams. Topics will include landscape designing, tool prep, tree trimming and more! Register here.

Neighborhood Vitality Matching Grant Workshop | Tuesday, Feb. 12, 6:30 p.m. | Main Street Municipal Bldg, 800 Main St, Garland

Attend this workshop to gain valuable technical assistance and learn helpful tips for completing a successful matching grant project. Learn more about the Neighborhood Vitality Matching Grant Program and register here.

Welcome to Garland Class |  Saturday, Feb. 23, 9 a.m. to Noon | Garland City Hall, 200 N. Fifth St, Garland

Whether you are new to Garland, or were born and raised here, this is the class to get better acquainted with what makes Garland a great place to live. Come learn about the different services of City departments, how your taxpayer dollars are being used, how you can get involved and more! Register here.

For more information on Office of Neighborhood Vitality events, visit www.GarlandNeighborhoods.org



Registration deadlines are one week prior to the start of the class. Unless otherwise stated, classes are free, but registration is preferred. For more information, contact Laura Castillo972-205-2451.