Neighborhood Leaders Academy and Love Your Block Grant Applications are now available!

A City of Neighbors

The City of Lancaster is committed to ensuring the success of the neighborhoods that make up our City. We are working across departments, using data more effectively, partnering with residents, businesses, and non-profits to address the unique needs of every neighborhood, block by block. This work is championed by the Department of Neighborhood Engagement.


Read the 2022 Neighborhood Engagement Annual Report (PDF)


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City of Lancaster
Neighborhood Engagement
120 N. Duke Street
Lancaster, PA 17602






How to Plan a Block Party

Cómo Planear una Fiesta de Bloque

Block By Block

“Block By Block” is Mayor Danene Sorace’s Strategic Plan, focused on the people of the City of Lancaster and the fundamental work of City government. Carrying forward the four priorities of her administration, this plan will ensure that strong neighborhoods, safe places, sustainable economy, and sound government are more than words on paper.