Pensacola Habitat for Humanity
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Workshops & More

Connected Communities

Connected Communities is a resident education series offered by Pensacola Habitat for Humanity and facilitated by the Neighborhood Revitalization department. The 6-month series offers local guidance and support from community leaders in how to advance change and impact the community. Attendees from neighborhoods across Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties convene to learn how to lead and influence needed changes in their community while connecting, networking and learning best practices from other resident leaders.

Last year’s Connected Communities series strengthened attendees’ sense of advocacy abilities and skills, while also providing a powerful networking opportunity and personal and professional development. The 2019 Connected Communities series will build on last year’s series will continue to bring some wonderful tools and resources to our community.

All Connected Communities sessions run from 5:30pm - 7:00pm. Locations will vary. Call Pensacola Habitat for Humanity’s Neighborhood Revitalization Department at 850-434-5456 for questions or more information.

 

2019 Connected Communities Schedule

Tuesday, February 19
Love Thy Neighbor(hood): How to Grow Neighborhood Relations/Community Pride Planning
Tuesday, March 19
Order! Order in the Neighborhood! - Neighborhood Groups and Their Impact
Tuesday April 16th
The Art of Being Heard: Public Speaking and How to Advocate for Your Community
Tuesday May 21st
Because WE Said So: Youth Making an Impact (Youth Lead Workshop/Panel)
Thursday June 20th
“Celebrating Progress” - Resident Leadership Party

Credit Health and Rebuilding Workshops

Credit Health and Rebuilding Workshops are free 90-minute workshop that provide individuals in our community with an opportunity to learn more about building and maintaining good credit, in an effort to help people work toward reaching their financial goals. We welcome you to join us, regardless of whether you are interested in our Home Buyer Program. This workshop is offered in partnership with BBVA Compass. Attend for a chance to win a $25 gift card!

Topics to be covered include:
• What is good credit
• How are credit scores calculated
• How to check your credit
• Financial behavior and the impact on your credit score
• Maintaining a healthy credit score
• How to improve your credit

All you need to bring with you is a desire to learn! Light refreshments are provided.

Reserve your seat today.

Online registration through Eventbrite ends at 5:00 pm the day prior to the workshop. Please call our Family Services department at 850-434-5456 for late registrations or if you have any questions. All Credit Health and Rebuilding Workshops run from 5:30pm to 7:00pm and are held in our office at 300 W Leonard Street. On the date of the workshop, please use the entrance on the right (east) side of our building after hours. We hope to see you soon!

 

2019 Credit Health and Rebuilding Workshop Schedule

Tuesday, February 12
Tuesday, March 12
Tuesday, April 9
Tuesday, May 14
Tuesday, June 11
Tuesday, July 9
Tuesday, August 13
Tuesday, September 10
Tuesday, October 8
Tuesday, November 12