Neighbors of Overbrook Association (N.O.A.H.), is a recognized community organization (RCO) servicing the residents and stakeholders in Overbrook.
Our service area extends from Haverford Avenue to Malvern Avenue, 63rd Street to 68th Street. Comprised of volunteers from the community, N.O.A.H. has serviced the residents of Overbrook for seventeen (17) years. Our strategic goals include:
⦁ Raising the safety and quality of life for our residents
⦁ Enhancing and beautifying our community landscape
⦁ Building partnerships with residents, schools, businesses, and stakeholders
⦁ Increasing community engagement
⦁ Fostering opportunities to socialize and have fun
⦁ Promoting and recognizing volunteerism
⦁ Enhance communication channels and outreach efforts
Overall, we advocate and promote beautification, security, zoning, education, health & wellness, economic and human development in Overbrook.
Beautification & Security – We landscape vacant lots, median strips, organize and promote block & community clean ups.
Zoning & Political – We support voter registration, serve as a watch group for zoning and political concerns and advocate to ensure positive businesses enter our neighborhood.
Education, Health & Wellness – We spearhead educational workshops and facilitate information on financial literacy/planning, first time home buying and credit restoration, starting your own business, supporting local schools, life skills (personal hygiene, budgeting, how to write out a check, how to write a resume, attire for interview, etc.) and health.
Communication – We hold quarterly meetings with guest speakers, promote community events (National Night Out, Book Bag Give Away, workshops, etc.) facilitate group emails, and manage social media and website.
Liaison - We work with city agencies, police, schools and local businesses to preserve the lines of communication.
“At the end of the day it’s not about what you have or even what you’ve accomplished… it’s about who you’ve lifted up, who you’ve made better. It’s about what you’ve given back.” – Denzel Washington
Our mission is to preserve and enhance the quality of life in Overbrook, foster a sense of community through cooperative initiatives with our residents, elected officials and community stakeholders.
An Overbrook that is full of progress and promise.
We envision a community of neighbors, business owners, and stakeholders working to achieve a higher quality of life and increasing property values.
We envision a neighborhood that is considered by residents and non-residents alike to be a desirable place in which to live and enjoy the benefits of family, friends and community.