To unite the neighborhood associations, community organizations, and institutions within the designated area; To articulate the needs and concerns of the NECO area regarding community development and economic, commercial, educational, recreational and environmental issues to the City and State governments; To provide a forum to educate NECO members and the means for public discourse and education; and 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.
NECO Executive Officers
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Public Safety: Chap Loveless
Social/Community Engagement: Joyce Johnson (Chair) and Randy Wells (Co-Chair)
Education/Youth Engagement: Niya Winder (Chair) and CJ Witherspoon (Co-Chair)
Green Space/Environment: Loretha Myers
Finance/Budget: Bridgette Neal (Chair) and Diana Emerson (Co-Chair)
Nominations: Scherod Barnes (Chair) and Tywanna Taylor (Co-Chair)
Bylaws/Credentials: Gail Sunderman
Resolutions: Anson Asaka
Research/Business Development: Dr. Marvin Perry
Housing/Sanitation: Pamela Gibson (Chair) and Charles Eddington (Co-Chair)
History: Catherine Evans