The objective of Neighborhood Connections is to promote and
foster participation and communication as a neutral liaison among neighborhood
organizations, elected representatives, and city staff to improve the quality
of life in the city's neighborhoods and to help facilitate the resolution of
neighborhood concerns and issues.
To create a partnership between the City and its neighborhoods
in order to provide those neighborhoods with the tools and resources needed for
community cohesion and improvement which reflect their perspectives and values. To strengthen and coordinate City departments'
responses to neighborhood problems and requests for help. To foster cooperation and consensus among
diverse interests within neighborhoods and to encourage the constructive
settlement of disputes involving neighborhood groups, the City and others. To facilitate communication between the
neighborhoods regarding common concerns. To educate the public about the organizational
structure of the City of Pasadena and its services. To encourage and facilitate the rebuilding of
strong neighborhood involvement as an important social activity in our modern
society which tends to emphasize isolation and individualism.