Aug. 1, 2019 – New Director joins NEAT
We are happy to announce that former City Council Member Scott Wagner has accepted the director’s position at Northeast Alliance Together!
May 4, 2019 – Northeast Spring Cleanup
Volunteers from the six Northeast neighborhoods collected 70 tons of trash and approximately 1300 tires. A special thanks to Price Chopper, Westlake Ace Hardware, Eleos Coffee, and Elvira’s for the in-kind donations they gave in support of the cleanup.
Mar. 16, 2019 – 3rd and 4th District City Council Candidate Forum
A very interactive audience questioned ten 3rd and 4th District Council Candidates on issues including housing, trash pickup, and public safety. This forum was moderated by Lykins resident Diana Graham.
Jan. 26, 2019 – Mayoral Candidate Forum
Historic Northeast residents had the opportunity to engage with all of the Mayoral Candidates, and the Mayoral Candidates were able to hear about the challenges and concerns of the community.
Dec. 15, 2018 – Mattie Rhodes Holiday Breakfast
Hosted a breakfast meal for the community, and gave gifts to the youth. Tickets were available at Mattie Rhodes.
Oct. 13, 2018 – Northeast Fall Cleanup
Organized a neighborhood-wide cleanup. City dumpsters, and trash compactors were made available to participants/volunteers. Tire and glass recycling also made available.
Oct. 4, 2018 – NEAT Quality Affordable Housing Forum
Hosted a forum to open up a discussion in light of new policy in the works. Panel included a range of guests from Councilmen, to Developers.
Sep. 28, 2018 – Voter Registration
Collaborated with When We All Vote to help host a voter registration drive with our Topping branch being one of the locations.
Sep. 20, 2018 – NEAT 3rd Quarter General Meeting
Video link to, “Incentives and Public Institutions,” a dialogue between representatives from the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Kansas City Public Library, Jackson County Community Health Fund, and Kansas City Public Schools about tax abatements drawing from general funds that would have otherwise funded those public institutions.
May. 15, 2018 – Historic Northeast Planning Session for Housing Policy
Informed participants about new housing policy being rolled out, and came up with platform to present to the city.
Apr. 28, 2018 – Northeast Spring Cleanup
Volunteers with trucks took to the streets and collected garbage bags that residents laid out for them. City dumpsters and compactors were made available for this event.
Jan. 30, 2018 – State of the Northeast Forum
Heard from local neighborhood leaders about accomplishments. And also gave neighborhood members a chance to ask our government officials pressing questions.