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Welcome!

The Corcoran Neighborhood is situated in the heart of south Minneapolis, Minnesota, and is bounded by East Lake Street to the north, East 36th Street to the south, Hiawatha Avenue to the east, and Cedar Avenue to the west. Learn more about the Corcoran Neighborhood on our About page.

Our Mission

The Corcoran Neighborhood Organization (CNO) unites neighbors to strengthen our community. We envision Corcoran as a place that fosters leadership, engagement, and a sense of belonging.



Recent News

Vote for Newspaper Name

Vote for Newspaper Name

Oscar Del Sebastien, Editor Last month CNO put out a request for our neighbors to send in suggested titles that would potentially replace the current newspaper name. We received a few suggestions, and below is a list of potential new titles for the paper. Please vote! Loading…

Board Member Spotlight: Salena Acox

Board Member Spotlight: Salena Acox

Oscar Del Sébastien | Editor The Corcoran Neighborhood Organization would like to welcome one of our newest board members, Salena Acox, Board Secretary.  Originally from the Sacramento, CA area, Salena attended Santa Clara University and then San Jose State where she earned her Masters in Sociology.    After graduate school she spent some time down in
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Community Voices: Reach Out to Elder Neighbors

Community Voices: Reach Out to Elder Neighbors

LuAnne Speeter, Interim Executive Director, Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly   On a recent afternoon, I walked through the Corcoran neighborhood to the Bloomington Avenue post office. As I passed each home, I wondered if there was an elder inside, sitting all alone, feeling lonely and isolated. Census figures show that one-third of
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Youth Reporter: Neighbors Helping Neighborhoods

Youth Reporter: Neighbors Helping Neighborhoods

Frances Copenhaver, Youth Reporter Last month I had the opportunity to learn a lot about a wonderful group of people who are making our neighborhood a better place to live – right now – and for generations to come. The name of the group is Corcoran GROWS. Their mission is to “unleash the potential of
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“Film in the City” at the Midtown Farmers Market

“Film in the City” at the Midtown Farmers Market

On Tuesday, June 24, a swarm of young girls in red berets and blue shorts, a big camera and some amazing lighting equipment, and a flock of people who didn’t seem to be shopping suddenly appeared at the Midtown Farmer’s Market. Film in the City, a project that was funded by the Minnesota State Arts
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