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January 2017

Jan. Lunch & Learn: Orlando Neighborhood Improvement (MO CO-OP)

January 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Westbrook Training Center, 1123 W. Conroy St
Orlando, FL 32805 US
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MO CO-OP (Metro Orlando Cooperative for Thriving Neighborhoods) is a membership association improving quality of life in distressed Central Florida neighborhoods. Each month the CO-OP covers a topic related to Asset-Based Community Development and shares lessons learned from the field. NON-MEMBERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME. Current members include  LIFT Orlando, POLIS, Kaley Square, First Presbyterian Church, Emmanuel Fellowship, St. Lukes United Methodist Church, South Street Ministry, and 306 Foundation. If you are involved in community work or would like to become involved, the CO-OP is…

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28th Annual ZORA! Festival 2017

January 21 - January 29
Zora! Museum, Eatonville, Florida United States + Google Map

Taking place annually in the last week of January, ZORA! Festival occurs in Eatonville and throughout Orange County, Florida. This multi-day, multi-disciplinary event celebrates the life and work of 20th century writer, folklorist, and anthropologist, Zora Neale Hurston, and her hometown of Eatonville, Florida. Eatonville is the nation’s oldest, incorporated African American municipality. ZORA! Festival celebrates the woman, the town, and the contributions that people of African ancestry have made to the United States and to world culture. Attracting thousands…

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February 2017

Feb. MVP Family Meeting

February 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Frontline Outreach Youth and Family Community Center, 3000 C.R Smith St.
Orlando, FL 32805 United States
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Through the combined efforts of Florida Citrus Sports in partnership with Lift Orlando, Florida Blue, and the Polis Institute, the newly established MVP Families program is seeking to engage families in the 32805 neighborhood. Program objectives include assisting students with college acceptance and scholarships, developing community leaders, strengthening the bonds between parents and children, connecting families with other families, and setting and achieving family goals. Once a the month, leading up to the MVP summer camp next summer, a dinner…

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Feb. Lunch & Learn: Orlando Neighborhood Improvement (MO CO-OP)

February 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Westbrook Training Center, 1123 W. Conroy St
Orlando, FL 32805 US
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MO CO-OP (Metro Orlando Cooperative for Thriving Neighborhoods) is a membership association improving quality of life in distressed Central Florida neighborhoods. Each month the CO-OP covers a topic related to Asset-Based Community Development and shares lessons learned from the field. NON-MEMBERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME. Current members include  LIFT Orlando, POLIS, Kaley Square, First Presbyterian Church, Emmanuel Fellowship, St. Lukes United Methodist Church, South Street Ministry, and 306 Foundation. If you are involved in community work or would like to become involved, the CO-OP is…

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MVP Families Downtown Outing

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Downtown Orlando,

MVP Families will be gathering for a family fun outing in our own backyard of downtown Orlando on Saturday February 25th from 9:30am-2pm!! Participants will join POLIS staff at the Orange County Regional History Center for a group tour including a Black History Scavenger Hunt and two other sections of the museum. After lunch, MVP Families will explore the "Tiny House" exhibit at the museum before heading to the Downtown Library. We''ll be taking a tour of the four floors of the library with all…

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March 2017

March MVP Family Meeting

March 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Frontline Outreach Youth and Family Community Center, 3000 C.R Smith St.
Orlando, FL 32805 United States
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Through the combined efforts of Florida Citrus Sports in partnership with Lift Orlando, Florida Blue, and the Polis Institute, the newly established MVP Families program is seeking to engage families in the 32805 neighborhood. Program objectives include assisting students with college acceptance and scholarships, developing community leaders, strengthening the bonds between parents and children, connecting families with other families, and setting and achieving family goals. Once a the month, leading up to the MVP summer camp next summer, a dinner…

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Celebrate PI Day

March 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
1010 West, 1010 W. Church St.
Orlando, FL 32805 United States
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Those that are fond of the Polis Institute tend to have some things in common. We tend to like numbers and people and to believe that the world can be made a better place by simply and consistently honoring the dignity that we all possess. Many of us also like pie. That’s right, pie – the delicious, doughy, stuffed pastry. Join us on March 14th from 5pm to 7pm when all of these wonderful things come together. The day is…

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March Lunch & Learn: Orlando Neighborhood Improvement (MO CO-OP)

March 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Westbrook Training Center, 1123 W. Conroy St
Orlando, FL 32805 US
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MO CO-OP (Metro Orlando Cooperative for Thriving Neighborhoods) is a membership association improving quality of life in distressed Central Florida neighborhoods. Each month the CO-OP covers a topic related to Asset-Based Community Development and shares lessons learned from the field. NON-MEMBERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME. Current members include  LIFT Orlando, POLIS, Kaley Square, First Presbyterian Church, Emmanuel Fellowship, St. Lukes United Methodist Church, South Street Ministry, and 306 Foundation. If you are involved in community work or would like to become involved, the CO-OP is…

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April 2017

April MVP Family Meeting

April 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Frontline Outreach Youth and Family Community Center, 3000 C.R Smith St.
Orlando, FL 32805 United States
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Through the combined efforts of Florida Citrus Sports in partnership with Lift Orlando, Florida Blue, and the Polis Institute, the newly established MVP Families program is seeking to engage families in the 32805 neighborhood. Program objectives include assisting students with college acceptance and scholarships, developing community leaders, strengthening the bonds between parents and children, connecting families with other families, and setting and achieving family goals. Once a the month, leading up to the MVP summer camp next summer, a dinner…

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April Lunch & Learn: Orlando Neighborhood Improvement (MO CO-OP)

April 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Westbrook Training Center, 1123 W. Conroy St
Orlando, FL 32805 US
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MO CO-OP (Metro Orlando Cooperative for Thriving Neighborhoods) is a membership association improving quality of life in distressed Central Florida neighborhoods. Each month the CO-OP covers a topic related to Asset-Based Community Development and shares lessons learned from the field. NON-MEMBERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME. Current members include  LIFT Orlando, POLIS, Kaley Square, First Presbyterian Church, Emmanuel Fellowship, St. Lukes United Methodist Church, South Street Ministry, and 306 Foundation. If you are involved in community work or would like to become involved, the CO-OP is…

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