2018 MLK Oratorical Contest

The Department of Neighborhoods The Department of Neighborhoods works from a foundation of devoted residents, committed neighborhood leaders and dedicated City workforce to resolve community concerns and tap into neighborhood potential, helping to build a stronger, more equitable Columbus. As the ‘front door’ to the city, the Department of Neighborhoods empowers residents, responds to their needs and protects their rights.

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Director Carla Williams-Scott Carla Williams-Scott was appointed the first Director of the Department of Neighborhoods in June 2016. - learn more

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Executive Team The Department of Neighborhoods Executive Team consists of Director Williams-Scott, Deputy Director Dieffenderfer, and Assistant Director Julia Carter - learn more

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Neighborhoods Staff Get in touch with Department of Neighborhoods Staff - learn more


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