Who We Are – Modesto, A City of Great Neighbors

2016 GreatNeighborMap

Print this Neighborhood Block Map PDF (English, Spanish) and start filling in each of your surrounding homes with the names of those who live around you and place this on your refrigerator or some place where you would see this regularly. If you can not fill in all the names of your neighbors yet, make it your goal to meet and know all their names. On the reverse side read through Practical Ways to Know Your Neighbors and start meeting and getting to know each other.

Modesto, California


Making Modesto Better, One Neighborhood at a Time and to Promote, Empower, Assist, Connect and Equip (P.E.A.C.E.) Modesto’s diverse neighborhoods.

  • Promote the “neighboring movement” to law enforcement, government officials, neighbors, non-governmental organizations, residents of Modesto, schools, churches, businesses.
  • Empower To draw out the gifts, abilities, talents and assets of neighbors and neighborhoods through leadership, trainings, encouragement, mentoring, supporting, cross-learning, and materials.
  • Assist neighborhoods in meeting their goals.
  • Connect with other neighborhood groups and resources.
  • Equip with tools needed to be successful, i.e. working with volunteers, use of media, running meetings, developing events and gatherings, Guidebook to help organize a neighborhood group, developing youth leadership and service, working cooperatively, delegating, providing information to bring together interested neighbors, and to help make the activities sustainable.

We work in collaborative partnerships with the Modesto Police Department, Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department, Modesto Fire Department, Modesto City Officials and Staff, Stanislaus County Officials and Staff, and other like-minded community groups. We offer resources and coaching to interested neighbors to form their own neighborhood groups. WhoWeAre Learn more about who we are, click here to read our FAQ.

MAILING ADDRESS: Modesto Neighborhoods, Inc
. c/o chgstructural, 920 13th Street, Modesto, CA 95354
EMAIL us at: modestoneighborhoods@gmail.com
BOARD MEETINGS: will be held at “The Point” at CrossPoint, 1235 M St. (where Needham, M & 13th Streets merge). Street Level. Door to right.

NEW 2018 Board Meeting Dates – Third Tuesdays of the month – 2:00 — 3:30pm
January 16, February 20, March 20, April 17, May 15, June 19, July 17, August 21, September 18, October 16, November 20, December 18.

CALENDAR: Check for meetings and event


Beyer/Sylvan @ The Lakes Community
Boundaries: Claratina/Oakdale/Floyd/Coffee
Email: BeyerSylvanLakesCommunity@gmail.com
Google Drive Folder

College Area Neighborhood Alliance (CANA)
Boundaries: Tully/Orangeburg/McHenry/Needham
Email: info@canamodesto.org
Google Drive Folder

DelWood Neighborhood Alliance
Boundaries: Tully/Briggsmore/9th Street
Email: Delwoodneighborhoodalliance@gmail.com
Google Drive Folder

La Loma Neighborhood
Boundaries: S. of Scenic Dr., N. of Yosemite Dr., W. of El Vista, and E. of the River
Email: info@lalomaneighborhood.org
Google Drive Folder

Modesto Bike Park
Coming soon: www.modestobikepark.com
Google Folder

Murals in Motown
Boundaries: downtown area
Email: muralsmotown@gmail.com
Google Drive Folder

North Modesto Neighborhood Alliance
Boundaries: Dale/Standiford/Bangs/Prescott
Google Drive Folder

Orchard Park Neighborhood Alliance
Boundaries: Oakdale/Roselle/Briggsmore/Floyd
Email: OrchardParkModesto@gmail.com
Google Drive Folder

Woodland West Community Neighborhood
Boundaries: Carpenter to Morse/Blue Gum to Kansas
Email: wwestcn@gmail.com
Google Drive Folder

next-arrow_Mk9HKU8__LClick Here for Modesto Neighborhoods, Inc. Google Drive Folder,
which includes:

Frequently Asked Questions
Board Meeting Agendas and Minutes
Modesto Police Department & City Offices Contacts
Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office & County Offices Contact
How to Create a Community Neighborhood Guidebook
One page Modesto Neighborhoods Inc flyer in English and Spanish
Neighborhood Leadership Training powerpoint
Donation Thank You Ltr Sample

You may contact us by email: modestoneighborhoods@gmail.com

Board of Directors (made up of volunteer neighborhood residents): Brad Hawn, Darin Jesberg,  Maryann Spikes, Twainhart Hill, Rhonda Allen, Tom Myers, David Wright, Vicki Morales, Bob Shannon, Cindy Marks, Debbie Avila.


8 Responses to Who We Are – Modesto, A City of Great Neighbors

  1. Nancy Cline says:

    I’m interested in attending your monthly meetings from time to time. Please add me to your contact list. Thank you, Nancy Cline – DelWood Neighborhood Alliance

  2. Elaine Ixcot says:

    Am wondering if maybe listing the Alliance e-mail address would allow interested folks to contact the different alliances? Have a good day! Elaine 🙂

  3. Thank you so much for posting that! It has changed my relationship with my neighbors

  4. Maria Salaz Freeman says:

    I’m interested in starting a neighborhood community development team for 8th n 7th street is there already one for this area

  5. Carrol Wagner, Delwood Neighborhood Alliance says:

    I am interested in attending your meetings from time to time. Please add me to you contact list. I am interested in making Modesto a cleaner city with clean, safe, family friendly neighborhood parks.

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