Welcome to the Council of Albany Neighborhood Associations Web Site!

The 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.  
    • Dec. 6., Lecia Brooks, Southern Poverty Law Center, Combating Racism and Bias.  A meeting agenda and Nov. 1, meeting minutes can be found here.

    • Jan. 3: Proposed City of Albany Microgrid

    • Feb. 7: State of the City Address – Mayor Sheehan (tentative)

    •             March 7: Albany Community Policing Advisory Committee
  • CANA Dues are due for 2017. Membership forms can be found at the bottom of this page. The following neighborhood associations have paid: Arbor Hill Development Corporation, Arbor Hill Neighborhood Association, Beverwyck, Buckingham Lake, Center Square, Delaware, Eagle Hill, Frank Chapman Memorial Institute,  Helderberg, Lincoln Park, Manning Blvd., Mansion, New Albany, Mt. Hope. Park South, Pine Hills, Sheridan Hollow, West End, West Hill Spirit.
  • New. The Executive Board members for 2017/2018 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

    Please send us feedback about the CANA Web Site.
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    Dec 26, 2016, 4:14 PM
    Dec 26, 2016, 4:14 PM