To foster a safe, diverse and thriving neighborhood by engaging the community to create healthy, affordable housing and support commercial development.
The East Side will be a cohesive, prosperous community of opportunity with:
- An array of housing options, many new first-time home buyers who reflect the demographics of the neighborhood, and people who enjoy affordable and quality rentals;
- Families who feel safe and have economic opportunity on the East Side;
- Vibrant, walkable business corridors with businesses owned and staffed by community members.
Board of Directors
Terri Thao – Board President*
Program Director, NEXUS
Chris Crutchfield – Board Vice President*
Ramsey County Deputy Director
for Community Relations and External Affairs
Jim Jones – Board Treasurer*
Chief Risk Officer, AgriBank
Alfreda Flowers – Board Secretary
Executive Director, Family Values for Life
Retired Theology Student
Service Coordinator, East Side Elders
Aurora/Saint Anthony Neighborhood Development Corporation
Teacher, Crosswinds Elementary
East Side Area Business Owner
*Lives on the East Side
City of St. Paul Economic Development Department
The Cleary Group
Councilmember Dan Bostrom
Councilmember Jane Prince
Councilmember Amy Brendemoen
Councilmember Rebecca Noecker
Green and Healthy Homes Initiative
Lunning Wende Architects
Macalester College Urban Studies Department
Minnesota Department of Health Risk Intervention Department
Neighborhood Development Alliance
North End Neighborhood Organization
Otto Bremer Trust
Payne Arcade Business Association
Ramsey County Health
Ramsey County Commissioner Jim McDonough
Ramsey/Washington Recycling and Energy Board
Saint Catherine’s University
Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet
State Representative Tim Mahoney
State Senator Foung Hawj
Twin Cities LISC
University of Minnesota Center for Urban and Regional Affairs
2014 Mayor’s Environmental Sustainability Award
For retrofitting lighting in 11 commercial buildings, thereby cutting their overall energy usage by 50%.
2014 Pioneer Press Munch Madness
“Best Dining District” in St. Paul.
2016 Mayor’s Beautification Award
For our “Spruce Up Payne” community clean-ups.
2016 City of St. Paul’s Best of Sustainable Building
For the “Kendall’s Ace Hardware Project.”
2016 National Urban Institute’s Thomas Kingsley Impact Award
For our study with the University of Minnesota’s Center for Urban and Regional Affairs of St. Paul’s Capital Improvement Budget process and funding outcomes.
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