Join us for our virtual monthly meetings!
>> Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Academy/Sherman Park Neighborhood Association's monthly meetings will be conducted virtually through Zoom, and also a call-in option.
>> Meetings are every 3rd Thursday of the month from 6-7:30pm.
Academy-Sherman Park is proud to further involve our residents in our community-building and growth efforts. After attending our association meetings and familiarizing yourself with your strengths, consider applying to join one of the following committees:
Membership & Committees
Communication Social Media
Communications/Social Media Committee handles our newsletter, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, social media presence or website, etc., updates. In addition, help with printing, mailings and distributing fliers for events. Promotes and manages information related to ASPN, i.e., take photographs at ASPN related events, i.e., press conferences, ice cream socials, National Night Out, etc.
Members of the beautification committee are involved in every aspect of creating and maintaining ASPN’s inviting public spaces. Lead/engage neighborhood residents in ongoing projects - planting flowers in pots, neighborhood garden, working with the city parks department. Plans, promotes, and completes projects to keep ASPN blooming and vibrant. Identify and maintains relationships with organizations that support the beautification of ASPN, Bright Side St. Louis, Gateway Greening, etc.
Develops and implements public safety and awareness programs, designed to inform and educate residents about public safety issues in regards to crime, fire and general community safety. Engage with residents, stakeholders and City officials to understand/identify problem areas, working actively on solutions. Work closely with 5th District Police and ASPN neighbors.
Safety & Security
Address the needs of ASPN – a diverse, historic neighborhood. Identify areas suitable for new housing without disrupting neighborhood integrity; areas appropriate for commercial development; mixed-use development; improve and protect open space and parks. Engage with ASPN residents. Engage with outside organizations’ housing, policy officials and report to the Board on findings. Take steps to organize, educate ASPN neighbors and advocate on housing-related issues and resources.
Planning, Housing, & Development
Create an environment of respect and confidence for the youth of our neighborhood. Inspire leadership skills and fun while enjoying the neighborhood and all it has to offer. Open to ages 8 - 18 years old.
Work with board, members, and neighbors to identify dumping, trash and debris and causes in ASPN. Engage with ASPN neighbors, stakeholders, city officials, i.e., NSO, to escalate problems. Identify neighborhood sources and/or activities that generate trash/debris.
Underwriting programs makes our ASPN a happier and healthier place to live and share visions for our neighborhood. Works with Board and Committee Leaders to identify goals and priorities, i.e., senior services, youth initiatives, beautification, safety security, etc. Seeks resources to fund ASPN plans and programs.
General ASPNA Membership Application
Committee Membership Application
Apply to Join . . .
Academy-Sherman Park has an open-door culture for our meetings and we welcome your membership and involvement! Click the links to learn more and sign up today!