Neighborhood Action & Crime Watch
Purpose: To create a safer, cleaner neighborhood and a stronger community through cooperation with neighbors and partnerships with city and state departments.
NACW Committee meets on the 4th Tuesday of every month from 7 – 8:30pm at WBNA HQ (1560 Westminster, Providence). No meetings in July or August.
Please join our March monthly meeting to help create a safer, cleaner neighborhood and a stronger community through cooperation with neighbors and partnerships with city and state departments.
Spring cleaning time – neighborhood-style – at WBNA's 34th Annual Spring Cleanup. Make a great and visible impact on the neighborhood while getting to know your neighbors! Bonus points for adding some green to your clean.
If National Grid starts to replace gas mains in your neighborhood this spring, it may also try to move your existing gas meter from inside your basement to the exterior front of your home – all without much warning. Don't be caught off guard – know your rights.
Be a Street Captain for the 2017 Spring Cleanup! Get to know your nearest neighbors by recruiting and organizing the cleanup on YOUR street. It's fun and easy – and we'll even throw a party for you!
The January 2017 NACW Committee Meeting included Lt Fernandes' year in review of compelling neighborhood crime stats, recent gang and crime activity, updates on the 6-10 Connector project, and NACW initiatives for the coming year.
WBNA’s Neighborhood Action/Crime Watch Committee first ever meeting on the street was held at Major Park on Ellery Street and started with a park clean-up.
- Formalize the structure of the committee and induct standing committee members in new two year terms. Plan and execute the spring clean up.
- Plan and execute four small scale trashmob events.
- Work with Councilman Principe to install DPW maintained trash cans on Westminster Street and Broadway.
- Empower neighbors of derelict, abandoned and foreclosed homes to participate in the City Solicitor's office Receivership Program.
- Bulk purchase program for security, insurance, cameras and window locks.
- Encourage community participation at Ellery street park.
Sean Larkin and David Stuebe