In past years, SESNA often teamed up on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with community organizations to plant street trees in the neighborhood. This year, we have no trees to plant! (Look here to learn how to get free street trees.)For 2020's Day of Service, we are partnering with neighbors and students from Corban University … Continue reading January 20 Neighborhood Litter Pick-Up
Salem-Keizer Public Schools Offering Grab and Go Meals at 36 Locations In keeping with the latest direction from Governor Kate Brown, the Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Department of Education, Salem-Keizer Public Schools will close March 16 through March 31. In order to help alleviate food insecurity, we will be offering breakfast and lunch grab … Continue reading Salem-Keizer Public Schools Offering Grab and Go Meals at 36 Locations
Our monthly neighborhood meeting. We’ll hear from Salem PD and code compliance officers; the City on revenue raising; and Salem Parks Foundation about available grants for our neighborhood parks! Ward 2 City Councilor Tom Andersen will address your questions about Council goings-on, including efforts to site a homeless shelter. We will also discuss and start … Continue reading February meeting
January Meetings! Tuesday, January 21 - Northeast Neighbors (NEN) will have one of their biweekly neighborhood meetings. Eunice Kim from the City of Salem will speak to them about the Multifamily Housing Design Standards. Meeting is open to the public. More information on that meeting is here.Monday, January 27 - City Council public hearing on … Continue reading January meetings!
The regular date for a SESNA meeting is the fourth Tuesday of the month. In December 2019, that falls on December 24th. Since many of our neighbors are visiting family, vacationing, or celebrating Christmas Eve, we are canceling the December meeting. Our next meeting will be Tuesday, January 28, 2020. More details to come!
A neighbor recently reported seeing individuals with white supremacist/neo-Nazi tattoos and other symbols right here in Salem, in the vicinity of 12th Street and Hines. Hate groups have been expanding nationally and in Oregon in recent years. What can we do about this growing problem? Understand the extent of the problem. Despite Oregon's reputation as … Continue reading Skinheads in SESNA?
At SESNA's October Open House and Annual Meeting, we asked you to vote on a few things. Here are results! What project should we pursue for a Salem Parks Improvement Fund grant? Options included: Message boards/kiosks in parksUpgraded trash collection, like solar-powered compactors in parksImproved landscaping at Mill Race ParkAdditional lighting at Lee ParkOther/your ideas … Continue reading Annual Open House Voting Results: What You Want (and how you can help get it)
Our next meeting is Tuesday, November 26 at 7 pm. Join us to hear about the new Habitat for Humanity houses coming to SESNA! We will also discuss how we want to manage our social media presence, get an update on our Salem Parks Improvement Program grant application, and brainstorm ways to make our quarterly … Continue reading November Meeting
Progressive Salem presents: Introduction of 2 Progressive Candidates for Ward 3 City Council seat Monday, November 11, 2019 | 7:00 PM Marion County Democrats Office | 245 High Street NE (new location)The purpose of the meeting is to introduce 2 progressive candidates for Salem City Council, Trevor Phillips and Vanessa Nordyke. Trevor is running to … Continue reading Progressive Salem presents: Introduction of 2 Progressive Candidates for Ward 3 City Council seat – Monday, Nov. 11th
It's getting cold out there! ARCHES Project and Capital Park Wesleyan Church, 410 19th Street SE, are partnering this year to bring a warming center to SESNA, and you can help! There are two types of volunteers: Hosts (church sponsored) and ARCHES volunteers. They have different duties and work different shifts. A Host Volunteer training … Continue reading Warming Center trainings