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Block Leader Binder

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Table of Contents

Section One: Introductory Information
1.1 Welcome from City Manager David Brandt
1.2 Cupertino Block Leader Brochure 
1.3 Volunteer Application -- Please complete the forms and return to the City Manager's Office, City Hall, 10300 Torre Ave., Cupertino, CA 95014

Section Two: Resources to Get Started
2.1 4 Reasons to Get to Know Your Neighbor Flyer
2.2 Block Leader Program - Powerpoint
2.3 Frequently Asked Questions
2.4 Walk Around the Block - Ideas to Spark Your Start
2.5 Know Your Neighbors Cards (forms for neighbors to exchange)
2.6 Scenarios for Meeting your Neighbors
2.7 Sample Introduction Letter in English
2.8 Sample Introduction Letter translated into Chinese
2.9 Cultural Tips
2.10 Community Improvement Grant Program Brochure

Section Three: Two-way Communication
Block Leaders receive emails about developmental activities and events in their immediate neighborhoods.
3.1 Sample Email to Block Leaders
3.2 "Stirring the Pot" - Communications Manual

Section Four: Block Parties
4.1 Block Party Brochure
4.2 Block Party Application
4.3 Easy Recipes for Throwing a Block Party

Section Five: Neighborhood Watch and Safety
5.1 What is Neighborhood Watch?
5.2 How to Start a Neighborhood Watch Group
5.3 Neighborhood Watch Progam Brochure
5.4 eCap Community Alert Program
5.5 NextDoor

Section Six: Neighborhood Emergency Readiness
6.1 Emergency Reporting Locations
6.2 Telephone Tips During an Emergency
6.3 Cupertino Alert System (CAS) 
6.4 Personal & Equipment Resurce Survey
6.5 How to Organize a Neighborhood Meeting
6.6 Neighborhood Team Descriptions
6.7 Backpack Kit: Emergency Supplies to Keep in Your Car 
6.8 Emergency Preparedness Training Schedule

Section Seven: Community Resources
7.1 Cupertino Scene (City Newsletter)

Section Eight: Templates for Block Leaders
8.1 Sample Introduction Letter to Neighbors
8.2 Sample Block Party Invitation
8.3 Information Sheet for New Residents
8.4 Get to Know Your Neighbors
8.5 Neighborhood Contact Sheet