About us Our institute will prepare residents to become the leaders we all need. We are thinking big and are reimagining neighborhood, city, county, state and federal government leadership. We are also reimagining new bold leadership within our local profit and non-profit institutions. We essentially want to help ignite the innate ability of so many…Read More
Live in downtown Allentown? Love your community and want to help make it better? Then APN wants YOU to join our new Leadership Institute! We want to help cultivate the next generation of community leaders in Allentown and need residents to register for our free, 8-week training program starting in early 2018.Read More
Big thanks to our friends at Arrow Up for creating this thank you video for us for last month’s inaugural Entrepreneurship Without Limits event. Other thank yous include Renaissance Allentown for the event space, and Kevin Greene of Community Action Development Corporation Allentown and Julie Thomases, board member of POWER Northeast, for serving on the planning committee. https://youtu.be/v33uRUkz-AgRead More
Every parent, especially of a younger child, worries sometimes: Have I prepared my son or daughter for the safety risks they encounter every day? It’s easy to feel that concern. The world is full of settings where you hope your child will be safe – like crossing the street, or riding a bike, or swimming…Read More
Join Community Action Development Corporations of Allentown and Bethlehem for these free Start Your Own Business workshops.Read More
Allentown Promise Neighborhood is proud to co-sponsor this great downtown Allentown neighborhood event! We hope you will join us for our annual Holiday Tree Lighting event on Saturday, December 9. There will be a children’s craft activity from 4:00 – 5:30pm at the Old Allentown office sponsored by Allentown Promise Neighborhood and YWCA. The kids…Read More
ENTREPRENEURSHIP WITHOUT LIMITS AGENDA 5 pm – Registration 5:25 pm – Welcome by Dr. Hasshan Batts, Director of Operations, Promise Neighborhoods of the Lehigh Valley, and Donald Bernhard, DACDI 5:35 pm – Keynote Speech – Gail Boyd, Gail Boyd Artist management 5:45 pm – Networking Presentation – Tyrone Russell, Community Action Committee of the Lehigh…Read More
Join us for an evening to remember with some of the most dynamic and connected entrepreneurs, small business owners, and employers across the City of Allentown. Take full advantage of this opportunity by sharing your ideas, asking questions, accessing resources, and networking with like-minded individuals. The Entrepreneurship Summit will feauture an inspiring keynote speaker, diverse…Read More
Today we attended the Promise Neighborhood Connext group meeting, which is helping us answer the questions “what does community look like” and “how do we measure it?” The group is a collaboration between Lehigh University, Neighborhood Health Centers of the Lehigh Valley, Ripple Inc., Lehigh Valley Health Network Community Health, Sacred Heart Parish Nurses, POWER NE,…Read More
Imagine 282,000 homes – ranches, split-levels, Colonials, even mansions. Houses as far as the eye can see. Now imagine all those homes going completely off the grid for a year — as in, not using any electricity. Not running the dishwasher once. Not baking a single cake or loaf of bread. Not turning on the…Read More
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