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Southeast Raleigh newcomer guides: The New Neighbor Project

IMPORTANT NOTE: Raleigh Convergence is no longer publishing, as of April 1, 2022. Read more.

Ready to transform from Southeast Raleigh newcomer to in-the-know neighbor? Enter The New Neighbor Project.

It’s a new way modern local media company Raleigh Convergence is connecting neighborhood and Raleigh area newcomers to the place we know and love.

When you sign up for The New Neighbor Project guides, a weekly emailed series, you’ll get guides to your new community delivered to your inbox.

The guides are written by an engaged Southeast Raleigh resident, Troy J. Johnson.

Consider it the fast-track to making Southeast Raleigh feel like home.

You’ll also be signed up for Raleigh Convergence’s three weekly newsletters, which include what’s going on now, from new openings to new ways to plug into your new home.


(Note: If you’re an existing Raleigh Convergence subscriber, you can update your info by checking the box for your community and re-entering your email address.).

The guides include:

  • Can’t-miss Southeast Raleigh experiences
  • Southeast Raleigh history
  • How to get involved in Southeast Raleigh
  • A self-guided tour through Southeast Raleigh — family- and social-distancing-friendly!
  • PLUS: Get updates on upcoming events especially for newcomers like you!

The New Neighbor Project will also connect you with existing neighbors and the corresponding community ambassador through Facebook Group discussions and events.

👍 You can request to join the Facebook groups now or join at the end of your newsletter sequence!: Southeast Raleigh Facebook Group.

More about the New Neighbor Project: Southeast Raleigh Community Ambassador:

Troy is an author, community leader, inspirational speaker, and visionary of nonprofit YM4C Enterprises.

Troy resides in Southeast Raleigh with his wife and three children. Troy has served as an ambassador for Southeast Raleigh and the residents of the Rock Quarry Corridor years before this role. He finds fulfillment in serving the young men of his community through mentoring, social skills and physical activity programs. Serving in this capacity, Troy has built strong relationships throughout all parts of the RDU giving him an opportunity to bring all people together; building this thing we call commUNITY. 

More about The New Neighbor Project: The New Neighbor project from Raleigh Convergence is the recipient of a Community Network grant from the Facebook Journalism Project and The Lenfest Institute for Journalism.

More communities of the New Neighbor Project: Cary, Knightdale and Raleigh at large! [see more]


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