2017 Board Candidates

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

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)Ashley TappMinnehaha (One 2-Year Seat + One 1-Year Replacement Seat)Jerome EvansMorris Park (One 2-Year Seat)Danielle IsaacsonJessica TupperWenonah (One 2-Year Seat)Elizabeth BropheyJessica CrotteauAt Large (Three 2-Year Seats)Mike Welch – Business Owner There will be […]

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NENA Considering Bylaws Revision

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 and the General Membership in 2019.Goals Increase eligible voter participation in electing NENA’s leadership.Elevate communications […]

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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 Welcomes New Community Organizer

NENA is thrilled to announce the newest addition to our staff! Asha Ahmed joined us in March as our second Community Organizer. She will be working on NENA’s community building initiatives in the Bossen Terrace area, including renters rights, access to Bossen Field and park programming, and active living and access to healthy food projects […]

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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 Minnehaha Parkway Trail […]

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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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