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About Us

The Kalamazoo Eastside Neighborhood Association is home to several community programs as well as the KENA Board of Directors. The Neighborhood Association's mission is to improve and enhance the physical, social and economic environment of the Eastside section of the City of Kalamazoo, Michigan to the ends that the community may have a more pleasant, attractive, safe and convenient place to live and work; And that the City of Kalamazoo will prosper by having a first-rate community in its Eastside.


Our vision is to have our organization be one of integrity, and a financially stable entity that is connected to our community in a way that is relevant. In being so we will be an active and growing community working together for common goals with resources that allow us to address issues in a timely manner on behalf of the neighborhood, and ultimately the community at large.


Leadership - Teamwork – Community Respect – Compassion- Integrity – Community Involvement

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