The Neighborhood Housing Services of Provo, Inc. (NHSP) is sponsoring a neighborhood leadership development workshop Saturday, Aug. 22, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The workshop is free, but reservations are required and can be made by calling 375-5820. Staff members from Mercy Housing in Denver will lead the workshop.Topics to be discussed include neighborhood revitalization strategies that have worked in other cities, ways to solve typical neigh-bor-hood problems, how to work with local government to make things happen.

The nonprofit community group is committed to revitalizing older neighborhoods in Provo by encouraging home ownership, offering low-interest home improvement loans, providing affordable housing and nurturing grassroots leadership.