Urban to Suburban

I have four moms: my biological mother, my adoptive mother, my stepmother and Pat Campbell, founder and owner the Wildflower Village. I wouldn’t be surprised if other people referred to her as their mother either. The Wildflower Village would be their second home. It’s the kind of place where one can express their full creativity and be welcomed with applause from Pat and her m ...

The Reno Initiative for Shelter and Equality (RISE) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Reno, Nevada. Our initiative is to cultivate a greater sense of dignity and humility for all members of our community by encouraging equal access to shelter, knowledge, and opportunity. We seek to create a stronger community through the use of shared resources and mutual aid. Sin ...

Update 1:I am excited to try Syrian food. Food is a great way to connect. On one level it is trite and on another it is a chance to make a real connection with families who have endured the unspeakable. If the program is approved by the federal agencies, I will be volunteering. Germany's Syrian refugees have been feeding the homeless so maybe we can help facilitate something li ...

Update 5: Reno is doing a great job launching the NABs. maybe we can help use the strategies to promote Sparks and County Citizen advisory boards. ...

Update 2: The garden and facility is now being used by an organization serving women. Update 1: This project is complete. If you have a site for another one, let us know. Total project cost was $900. Read about the garden: Exciting Updates from the RISE Team We use our community garden fund to buy supplies for groups who have formed solid relationships and thoughtful plans to c ...

Please send us your ideas for these parks or ask to get signed in so you can help improve this list: Community@RenoSparks.org. We jokingly priced this project at $40 million as a tribute to the value of your efforts. Dance videos, sorted pictures of every park, trail details. These fun community building ideas are only a commitment away from becoming reality. Press Release: ht ...

Art communities made of artists committed to Reno and Sparks I’ve lived in Reno on and off for the past eight years. When I first moved to the Biggest Little City, it was for college and I focused my attention on the university and collegiate activities. I left Reno in 2009 and moved back in 2012. I was impressed with the changes the city made. This city wasn’t the Reno I lef ...