University of Tennessee at Knoxville 18 v University of Memphis 24       MTSU Alumni Duals       Cumberland University 21 v Middle Tennessee State University 18       Huntingdon College (AL) 49 v University of Memphis 6       Middle Tennessee State University 53 v Huntingdon College (AL) 0       Ramapo College of New Jersey 24 v Rutgers - The State University of NJ 18       University of Memphis 24 v University of Tennessee at Knoxville 18       Rowan University 46 v Ramapo College of New Jersey 16       Middle Tennessee State University 53 v University of Tennessee at Knoxville 9       Montclair State University 41 v Ramapo College of New Jersey 18       

Traditional Neighborhood Leadership

01/21/2014 -

Spark Award Winner - Heart of Glendale Neighborhood Leaders

Mickey Nunez, John Torres, and Rebecca Ontiveros are the neighborhood leaders of the "Heart of Glendale" neighborhood. These individuals have taken many steps towards building capacity in their neighborhood. The group provided leadership training that they felt was needed in the following areas: advocating, improving communications, community diversity, addressing neighborhood concerns, working as a team, problem solving and conflict resolution. They have worked hard to ensure the overall quality of life is improved in their neighborhood by bringing in resources that residents can utilize. The group also organized two large events that were held in their neighborhood park. More than 7,000 people attended both events.
Also, another way of building capacity is by starting the only AZ junior college wrestling program that is functioning by volunteers and donations. This builds capacity in the community and in these students by educating them at Glendale Community College and allowing the opportunity of empowerment. They are true "Sparks" in the Heart of Glendale neighborhood.

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