Supporting, Assisting, Serving
The purpose of NECO is
(1) to unite the neighborhood associations, community organizations, and institutions within the designated boundaries;
(2) to articulate the needs and concerns of the NECO area regarding community development and economic, commercial, educational, recreational and environmental issues to City and State governments;
(3) to provid a forum to educate NECO members and the means for public discourse and education;
(4) to support, assist, and serve as a resource to member organizations.
Launched in 1969 and established the following year as an umbrella organization for the 20+ neighborhoods of north/northeast Baltimore, NECO is organized under the laws of the State of Maryland as a non-profit, non-stock 501-c-3 corporation whose corporate address is P. O. Box 66621, Baltimore, MD 21239. NECO comprises the area of Baltimore City bounded on the north by the City/County line, the south by 33rd Street, the east by Hillen Road & Perring Parkway, and the west by Greenmount Avenue & York Road.