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Our Neighborhoods

Neighborhood Description The Standish & Ericsson neighborhoods are in south Minneapolis. The Standish & Ericsson neighborhoods are bound on the north by 36th Street, on the east by Hiawatha Avenue, on the south by Minnehaha Parkway and on the west by Cedar Avenue. The area was considered the outskirts of the city until immigrants, mostly

The Neighborhoods of SENA

Our Neighborhoods The Standish & Ericsson neighborhoods are in south Minneapolis. The Standish neighborhood is bound on the north by 36th Street, on the east by Hiawatha Avenue, on the south by 42nd and 43rd streets and on the west by Cedar Avenue. The Ericsson neighborhood is directly south of this (with the same east

Resources for Residents

Standish and Ericsson neighborhoods are home to over 4,700 residences, over 100 small business, 3 great parks, a library, schools and almost 10,000 people. Please visit the list of resource pages to the right to learn more about how SENA is working to support the community.  

History

1991  –  Neighborhood residents met to organize, find a name, and apply for NRP 1992  –  SENA incorporated, a Board and Officers elected, Committees established. 1993  –  The SENA Newsletter was started, NRP Transition Funds approved. 1994  –  Staff was hired and programs in home improvements, commercial improvements and association initiated. NRP First Step planning started, Survey and meetings establish Action groups in

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Sustain an Organized Neighborhood, Donate to SENA Today! Standish Ericsson Neighborhood Association has been serving the community for over 30 years. While we do recieved tax payer supported funds from the City of Minneapolis, roughly $8 per year per resident, it is not enough to meet the expense of operating, even on a shoestring. Additionally,

Board Service

We invite you to take a seat at the table. The SENA board of directors is made up of residents who are elected by the community at our annual meetings. We are directed by our bylaws to have no fewer than 7 and no more and 15 board members. We strive for a balance of

Training Partners

SENA partners with trusted resources in the community to bring ongoing learning opportunties to our neighborhoods. Recent partnerships have included WomenVenture who provided entrepreneurship training to over 40 women who wanted to start their own business, or take their existing business to the next level. We have also provided tree stewardship, rain and pollinator garden,

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SENA Overview

The Standish Ericsson Neighborhood Association was formed by residents to access funds from the City of Minneapolis Neighborhood Revitalization Program (NRP) in order to advocate for and act upon neighborhood priorities. The NRP program was a bricks-n-mortar investment in stabilzing housing stock and ensuring the safety and livability of city neighborhoods. Details of the SENA

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2020 Plan Notification UPDATE: At the June 8th meeting, the board elected to delay the final community vote until our July 13th board meeting in order to provide the community more time to make a decision about moving forward. At their May 11, 2020  meeting, the SENA Board of Directors approved a motion to access

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Welcome to Standish Ericsson! One of the best neighborhoods in Minneapolis.