HELLO NEIGHBOR, SAV is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the intersection between people, community groups, neighborhoods, and organizations by providing free, diverse, all inclusive public community-based events. Through these events we hope to reduce cultural tensions and divisiveness in our community and positively impact social and economic disparity.
HOW IT WORKS:
Hello Neighbor was created to use ART as a catalyst for SOCIAL CHANGE. These events are created with the purpose of placing the onus of good community relations on each of us by providing platforms that encourage ways for us to engage with all our neighbors. Although everyone is encouraged to participate, a special invitation is extended to groups that promote social, political and economic equality.
We are so pleased to invite you to participate in the LIVE 2021 Hello Neighbor SAV Community Celebration, Sunday October 17, at Forsyth Park (bandshell area). To participate please Register you, your group, neighborhood organization or as a vendor here. You will then receive a confirmation email with follow up information as we approach the celebration.
Pre-activities will start with fundraising (donation based) yoga at 10 am. Then join us from 11am - 6 pm for a day of food, vendors, community / health booths, art activities, and entertainment. All day Hello Neighbor will host a citywide “Meet Your Neighbor: Community Celebration”, consisting of an interactive sculpture made collaboratively with the community and area Neighborhood Association groups called the “Monument of the Now”. We will also feature community speakers, artists, musicians, entertainment, neighborhood association booths, nonprofit services, kids zone, face painting, and activities for people of all ages, so please mark your calendars and register now.
There are FIVE ways to participate;
1- as a participant, by coming and participating in the free interactive art and community building activities.
2 – as a Neighborhood Association table
3 – as a non-profit table or artist providing a service, entertainment, musician, speaker or interactive artwork at the event.
4 - as a vendor selling your own local products to support the event with a $25 vendor fee to assist with the cost of the event and promotions.
5 - as a supporter by providing an in-kind, financial donation or sponsoring for this and other free Hello Neighbor SAV events.
So please Register HERE to get started.
In 2019 we brought over 600 people to TOGETHER to Forsyth Park to meet and support their neighbors though community art projects, speakers, music, vendors and a COMMUNITY PRIDE PARADE. In 2020 Hello Neighbor SAV has launched the “Together We Support” initiative as a call on the community to create short remote video messages (for the video / photo Parade) -AND- a yard sign campaign to expand our reach and build our Hello Neighbor Savannah community.
We need your participation to make events happen. Go to the registration button above and register to assist as a volunteer, participant or supporter in upcoming events.
If you are interested in participating there is no fee to attend HN events. They are always free and open to the public. We are accepting in-kind donations and event sponsors to help cover permit costs and expenses for the 2021 event. A special thanks to all the participants, musicians, artists, vendors and community partners who make these events.
A full list of upcoming events can be found in our events calendar below.
Join us Sunday 10/17/21 during the community celebration to create a Monument - of what we value most in our neighborhoods. The Greater Savannah Community can find out what neighborhood they belong to (using the city SAGIS map linked below), meet their local neighborhood leaders at the event from noon - 2pm!
Listen to upclose and personal interviews with our Hello Neighbor family as we discuss important issues impacting Savannah, Chatham Co.
WE are so pleased to announce that TOGETHER with the local Neighborhood Associations we are working to form a Neighborhood Association Alliance.
Other recent events include community partnerships with:
CURE (Connecting and Understanding Race and Equity) Round table events.
The 2021 Savannah Earth Day Celebration
Mixed Greens Forsyth Farmers Market non-profit group and the
Georgia Research Environmental Economic Network
on the FARM BAG PROJECT this summer.
The Weeping Time Coalition, Friends of West Savannah, TIA- Working toward equitable historic preservation in Greater West Savannah.
June 24 - Jully 14 we will be working with Savannah Youth City, high school aged groups on a community pride video and Weeping Time mural project.
JOIN US HERE -or on FB & INSTAGRAM.
Community Building in the age of Social Distancing
Participants were asked to create short video messages of support for the community
from remote locations or from a 10 foot outdoor photo booth.
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Here is a map for the 2021 event.
Sunday OCTOBER 17, 2021 HELLO NEIGHBOR SAV will host a FREE city-wide Community Celebration Event. Donate ANY AMOUNT here to support this and other events.
VENDORS click HERE to complete your $25 vendor registration fee.
WE ARE LOOKING FOR VOLUTEERS AND PARTICIPANTS!
Forsyth Park, Drayton St, Savannah, Georgia 31401, United States
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