Board of Directors

The CANDO Board of Directors are elected at each year's Annual Meeting to serve two year terms. Anyone 16 years or older who lives or owns property in Central Neighborhood or who works at a business or institution physically located in the neighborhood is eligible to serve on the Board of Directors.



Brenda Compean-Morales                          
Tim Fries
Alex Griffin                                              
Alexander Hage                                                  
Tyler Kutscheid                              
Milton Manning                              
Tommy McBrayer                        
Dominic McQuerry                    
Cameron Nelson                            
Gabriel Rodreick
Siddeeqah Shabazz                        




Eduardo Cardenas
Lead Organizer

Caitlin Cook-Isaacson

Community Organizer

Victoria Lauing

Fernanda Sequeiros-Hart




CANDO appreciates and supports its many partners, whether public or private, contractual or volunteer, non-profit or for-profit, formal or informal, for the hard work and commitment they bring to the Central neighborhood of Minneapolis.



Agents of Change

Bancroft Neighborhood Association

Central Park & Gymnasium

Circle of Discipline

Community Planning & Economic Development


Department of Inspections

Eighth Ward City Council Office

Hosmer Library

Inquillinxs Unidxs por Justicia


Master Gardeners

Minnesota Office of Justice Programs

Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder

Minneapolis Police Department, 3rd Precinct

Minneapolis Renter’s Coalition

Neighborhood Housing Services of Minneapolis

No Lock Doors

Office of the City Attorney

Office of the Mayor

Out In The Backyard

Pillsbury House

Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association

Public Works, Solid Waste & Recycling

Sabathani Community Center

Sisters Camelot

Southside United Neighborhoods

Southside Urban Coalition

Twin Cities Christian Foundation

Urban Ventures Family Center