Central Area Neighborhood Development Organization

Arts & Culture

Art Exhibitions

Plant Grow Share 2017 – Call for Volunteers

PLANT-GROW-SHARE & The Little Free Farmers Market 2017… There are lots of ways to be a part of this project: you can volunteer to help a family build a raised bed, distribute free produce in the neighborhood, help Master Gardeners grow food on any of the two community/ educational plots, find out how you can […]

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CANDO Monthly Community Meeting

  (SCROLL DOWN FOR ENGLISH)   Reuniones Comunitarias Mensuales Comenzando en Enero del 2017 CANDO convocara reuniones comunitarias mensuales cada tercer Martes del mes. La reunion comunitaria incluirá presentaciones o discusiones sobre diferentes temas cada mes y los diferentes grupos de trabajo ademas tendrán la oportunidad de reunirse. Esperamos que esta sea una buena oportunidad para que […]

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2016 CANDO Annual Meeting

Our Annual Meeting is coming up! Join us to learn about what we have done over the past year, what we hope to accomplish next year and how to get involved! The community will also be voting on Board of Directors, changes to our Bylaws, possible plan modifications to our funding sources and getting an overview […]

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Central Neighborhood Fair!

Central Neighborhood Fair – Saturday Noon-6pm @ Green Central We hope to see you at the Central Neighborhood Fair this Saturday from 12:00 to 6:00 PM at Green Central Park We are still looking for a few more volunteers to help with the event. If you are able to volunteer for an hour at the […]

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Nuevo Organizador de Desarrollo Económico/ New Economic Development Organizer

New Economic Development Organizer CANDO continues to grow. We have hired Eduardo Cardenas as our new Economic Development organizer. Eduardo will be working on creating programing that supports independent businesses in the neighborhood and initiatives to increase the number of living wage jobs in Central. He will also coordinate our projects in collaboration with Metro […]

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Henry Jiménez announces resignation as CANDO Executive Director

Dear Central neighbors, board, staff and friends,   This has been a year of transition, growth and excitement. We have done so much thanks to all the support we received from volunteers and a strong commitment from the board and staff.   I received a lot of support and encouragement from everyone and I will […]

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2016 CANDO Budget, Plan Modifications and Changes to Bylaws – Neighborhood Meeting Dec. 11, 2015 5-7pm Celebration 7-10pm

2016 CANDO budget, Plan Modifications and changes to Bylaws – neighborhood meeting notification: Dec. 11th 2015 @ CANDO offices 5-7pm – Celebration to follow afterwards. Dear Neighbors, We want to make you aware that the CANDO Board has voted on a 2016 CANDO budget along with several plan modifications to NRP Phase I and Phase […]

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“Margins” Art Exhibit at CANDO: Call for Artists

“Margins”  showing will focus on artists of all levels who belong to groups that are often marginalized in mainstream American society and how this marginalization interacts with their identity and their artwork. Read the Call for Artists below and send in a submission! Call for Artists-1

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Call for Artists – Utility Box design

CALL FOR ARTISTS TO DESIGN UTILITY BOX ART WRAPS IN THE CENTRAL NEIGHBORHOOD   The Central Area Neighborhood Development Organization (CANDO) has a unique opportunity for local artists to submit photography for utility box wraps. CANDO is seeking designs for four designated utility boxes in the Central neighborhood. The project is part of the City […]

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DreamsLand in the Central Neighborhood – Join us 6/6/15 1pm 3306 Columbus

Please join in a community art project to collectively dream and design a shared space at 3306 Columbus Ave. S. What & Why: In 2014 the empty lot at 3306 Columbus was purchased with the intention of making a free public park where all neighbors are welcome to engage in creative exchange in order to […]

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