KPNA Annual Membership Meeting & Elections – January 15, 2019

Join us for KPNA’s 2019 Annual Membership Meeting on January 15! The Annual Meeting is when members elect KPNA Officers and Directors for the year. If you are a resident of the Kennedy Park … [Read more...]

Kennedy Park is on the move

KPNA meeting

The Kennedy Park Neighborhood Association recently affirmed new officers and bylaws and is working to increase membership and activity in the neighborhood. The organization is also developing a … [Read more...]

Roundtable Recap: Tuesday, August 29

Aaron Perri presented an overview of the proposed nearly $50 million 5-year plan for MYSB Parks & Trails, the biggest investment for the parks in the city’s history.

Thanks to several special guests and neighborhood leaders who attended August’s Neighborhood Roundtable, where South Bend neighborhood leaders meet quarterly to discuss issues and share ideas. Here … [Read more...]

Engaging Youth, Engaging Neighborhoods

Engaging Youth, Engaging Neighbors

Update (Jan. 24) We had a great kickoff tonight! Did you see it on WNDU? It's not too late to participate. If you're interested in one of the few seats remaining, submit your application ASAP. … [Read more...]

Benches & Bricks Kelly Park Fundraiser

Donate here to support students in grades 6 through 12 who participated in the NRC "Engaging Youth Engaging Neighborhoods" project, which emphasizes civic engagement and neighborhood leadership, in … [Read more...]

Kennedy Park

KPNA Officers (L to R): Vice President Ray Thompson, President Viola Sims, Scretary Marilyn Gachaw, Treasurer Kelly Jay (March 2018)

(formerly Near West Side Cooperative Alliance) Kennedy Park Neighborhood Association, Inc. Kennedy Park is on the move! The neighborhood association affirmed new officers and bylaws in March 2018 … [Read more...]

Toolkit: Creating a neighborhood plan

Students at the Robinson Community Learning Center in the Near Northeast Neighborhood hope to improve Kelly Park. They've met with Mayor Pete Buttigieg, following their work documenting and photographing the neighborhood in the NRC "Engaging Youth, Engaging Neighborhoods" program.

Neighborhood plan The initial neighborhood plan doesn’t need to address every quality-of-life concern or long-range vision that your association might think about – or, really, that you … [Read more...]