NENA Seeking Candidates for the Organics Recycling Engagement Contractor Position

The Nokomis East Neighborhood Association (NENA) is seeking an Organics Recycling Engagement Contractor to reach renters in the Nokomis East community that are eligible for residential organic recycling. Our goal is to increase participation in the city’s residential organics recycling program among this key demographic. Recycling organic materials is the biggest opportunity to reduce our […]

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Mapping Prejudice: A History of Racial Covenants in the Nokomis Area

In Minneapolis and in particular the neighborhoods surrounding Lake Nokomis, racial covenant restrictions served as powerful obstacles for people of color seeking safe and affordable housing. They also limited access to community resources like parks and schools. Racial covenants dovetailed with redlining and predatory lending practices to depress homeownership rates for African Americans. Racial covenants […]

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NENA Home Improvement Loan Program

NENA is pleased to offer two very popular home loan programs through its partner the Center for Energy and Environment (CEE). Homes in the Keewaydin, Minnehaha, Morris Park and Wenonah neighborhoods are eligible. Loan applications are processed on a first-come, first served basis. 1. Emergency Repair Loans A limited amount of funds are available for emergency […]

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Get the Latest on Park Projects

With our community rich in parks and trails, it can be hard to follow all of the latest news. Below are links to the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) project pages. Find up-to-date information on planning and community engagement, and sign up for email project updates. Bossen Field Park Building Improvements Keewaydin Park Improvements […]

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2017 Board Candidates

Run for a Board Seat at NENA’s Annual Meeting (4/25)

Congratulations to our new and reelected Board Members. Elizabeth Brophey, Jessica Crotteau, Jerome Evans, Ed Hegener, Danielle Isaacson, Kyle Tornow, Jessica Tupper and Mike Welch! The NENA members will elect Board of Directors members at its Annual Election and Meal on Thursday, April 25, 2019. Seats up for Election & Candidate Applications:Keewaydin (One 2-Year Seat)Ed HugenerAshley TappMinnehaha (One 2-Year Seat + […]

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NENA Approves Bylaws Revision

Update: Bylaw revision approved by the General Membership at the Annual Meeting on April 25, 2019.In April 2020, NENA plans to conduct its regular Board of Director Elections with the addition of early and absentee voting. To allow for this change, NENA’s Bylaws will need to be revised with approval of the Board of Directors […]

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