Welcome to the Council of Albany Neighborhood Associations Web Site!

2016 MeetingsThe Council of  Albany (NY) Neighborhood Associations, commonly known as "CANA," is a nonpartisan federation of neighborhood associations and related organizations that was founded in 1976.  Subscribe to the CANA mailing list, by clicking here
  • The upcoming meetings are as follows.  Unless otherwise specified, the meetings are held at the main branch of the Albany Public Library, 161 Washington Avenue, from 6:30 to 8:30 PM.  
    • September 7, 2016.  David Kraiker, Data Dissemination ("Outreach") Specialist, from the Census Bureau - New York Regional Office, will present on how neighborhood associations can effectively use Census data. An agenda and the 6/1/16 meeting minutes can be found here.

    • October 5, 2016. Adam Zaranko, new director of the land bank

  • Help Celebrate CANA's 40th Anniversary Dinner on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at The Grille at 138,” 138 Washington Ave., Albany. More information can be found here.
  • CANA Dues are due for 2016. Membership forms can be found at the bottom of this page. The following neighborhood associations have paid:    Beverwyck; Buckingham Lake; Center Square; Delaware Avenue; Eagle Hill; Helderberg; Hudson Park; Manning Blvd; Mansion; New Albany; Park South; Pine Hills; Shaker Road/Shaker Park/Bishops Gate; Sheridan Hollow; UWNA;  West End; West Hill Spirit
  • The Executive Board members for 2015/2016 can be found here.
  • Classics from the CANA archives are on this site:
    bullet Brief History of CANA
    bullet Starting a Neighborhood Association
    bullet Increasing Neighborhood Association Participation

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