The North End Action Team (NEAT) is a community-based organization whose mission is to empower residents and stakeholders to participate in and advocate for the interests of the North End neighborhood within Middletown, Connecticut. The purpose of NEAT is to provide an organizational structure from which to identify compelling neighborhood concerns, encourage participation among residents/stakeholders, to identify and develop indigenous leadership, to initiate grassroots advocacy, to effect solutions to neighborhood issues and to develop resources.
By raising a collective neighborhood voice, the North End can bring about positive change.
The North End Action Team (NEAT) is a neighborhood organization that began in 1997 to develop grassroots leadership in the North End. NEAT is made up of residents, business leaders, property owners, and stakeholder groups. Over the years, NEAT and the North End have planted gardens, developed youth programs, fought for our children’s education and other community issues, and built a sense of community in the neighborhood.