Welcome to the Neighborhood Empowerment Network

Neighborhoods everywhere are taking a leadership role in advancing their resilience. Communities can reduce the impact of disasters on their residents, key local organizations, and businesses by developing local action plans outlining mitigation, preparedness and response strategies.

The Neighborhood Empowerment Network (NEN) developed the Empowered Communities Program (ECP) to bring together government, nonprofit, academic, and private sector agencies to work side by side with neighborhood stakeholders to strengthen their community’s ability to successfully prepare for and recover from disasters.

The NEN implements programs to support communities as they build stronger, more resilient neighborhoods. These programs streamline community access to organizations, programs, resources, and technical support. See below for a full list of our programs!

The ECP facilitates development of a neighborhood action plan with extensive stakeholder participation. Click on the below icons to learn more about each community!

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Upcoming NEN Events

Neighborhood Empowerment Network is excited to host a series of events through the year! See below to check out upcoming events!

NEN News

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Check out the most recent Empowered Communities Program Update!

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The Neighborhood Empowerment Network was honored to present yesterday at the San Francisco VOAD meeting hosted at the Red Cross! Check out pictures folks learning more...

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The NEN Team would like to thank all of the Community Leaders and partners who came together for the 2016 ECP Leadership Summit! The annual...

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The latest edition of the NEN Program Update is now available!   For more information about NEN, contact Amanda Trescott - Deputy Program Manager of the...

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The Neighborhood Empowerment Network is honored to have received the award for Top 10 Programs for Public Engagement in Government by Harvard University's Ash...

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We are very excited for tonight's CAAMFest premiere of Breathin': the Eddy Zheng Story! See below for the full story description from Center for Asian American Media   CAAM-FUNDED FILM...


San Francisco is a city that truly cares about the resilience, safety, and well being of its neighborhoods. NEN is fortunate enough to partner with a plethora of nonprofit organizations, businesses, and city agencies that provide helpful resources available to San Francisco communities. NERT, SF FIND, and SF72 are just some of the numerous programs that support San Francisco neighborhoods in their journey of resilience.

Click here to learn more about these and other resources available in San Francisco!

About Us

Curious to learn more about NEN and ways YOU can get involved? We’ve got you covered!

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