WHERE IS MIDTOWN PHILLIPS?

The boundaries of Midtown Phillips are East 24th Street to the north, East Lake Street to the south, Bloomington Avenue to the east, and Chicago Avenue to the west.

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WHO WE ARE

Midtown Phillips Neighborhood Association, Inc is a volunteer-driven, community organization that advocates for a vibrant, safe, and healthy neighborhood. 

Through regular meetings, outreach, and funding, we bring diverse community members together to celebrate Midtown Phillips and explore ways to make it even better.

WHAT WE DO

OUR MISSION

MPNAI shall promote the social health of the community by involving citizens in its activities and shall reach out to all segments of the community including traditionally under-represented groups. 


MPNAI will promote:

•  the economic health of the community by fostering employment and business opportunities that meet the needs of the community

•  the physical and cultural health of the community by fostering housing and open space programs which reflect the needs of the community and which promote social-economic and racial-cultural diversity with the Midtown Phillips neighborhood

•  the best interested of its community and represent those interests to other organizations and public bodies.

This includes recommending action to governmental bodies and responding to proposals for residential and commercial development or liability within the Midtown Phillips neighborhood

•  the safety and personal integrity of all individual living, working and visiting the Midtown Phillips neighborhood

•  the sense of community created by open communication among neighbors

•  the cultural, social, economic and political stabilizations of the Midtown Phillips neighborhood

•  the highest quality of housing, schooling, employment, recreation, daycare, transportation, environment, open space, arts, health and other neighborhood services, regardless of income; and

•  the development of community actions of, by and for the residents of the Midtown Phillips neighborhood by which they may, especially the economically disadvantages and under-educated, advance their stations in life.

2022 MPNAI Board Members
District 1 and District 3 Representative positions remain open. Email info@midtownphillips.org to nominate candidate.


Midtown Phillips Board Chair: John Richard

(One-year term, 2022-2023)

At Large Representative:
Mahamed Cali
(Two-year term, 2021-2023)


At Large Representative:  Jamie (Larson) Mendoza-Brenner
(Two-year term, 2021-2023)

At Large Representative:  Anniessa Antar
(Two-year term, 2022-2024)

At Large Representative:  Wayne Bugg
(Two-year term, 2022-2024)

District 1 Representative:
OPEN - 1 year of term remains
24th-26th St & Chicago to 12th Avenue ­­­­­­
(Two-year term, 2021-2023)

District 2 Representative:  Joanne Johnson
24th-26th St & 12th Avenue to Bloomington ­­­­­­
(Two-year term, 2022-2024)

District 3 Representative:
OPEN - 1 year of term remains
26th -28th St & Chicago to 12th Avenue ­­­­­­
(Two-year term, 2021-2023)

District 4 Representative:  Chris Daniel
26th -28th St & 12th Avenue to Bloomington
(Two-year term, 2022-2024)

District 5 Representative: OPEN - 1 year of term remains
28th-Lake St & Chicago to 12th Avenue
(Two-year term, 2021-2023)

District 6 Representative:  Ruby Levine
28th-Lake St & 12th Ave to Bloomington
(Two-year term, 2022-2024)

 At Large Reps must live, own property or represent a business/organization anywhere in Midtown Phillips to be on the board. At Large Representative terms are two years.

District Reps must live, own property or represent a business/organization in their geographical area. District terms are two years. Odd districts are elected in odd years and even districts are elected in even years.

Board Chair must live, own property or represent a business/organization anywhere in Midtown Phillips and is a one-year term.

Participating on the board, at a minimum, involves attending board meetings (currently held the second Tuesday of each month) and community meetings (when scheduled, held the fourth Tuesday of the month).