Mission Statement: The Marlborough Community Coalition is an association of residents, businesses, and partners for our diverse and historic neighborhood that serves to promote the neighborhood as a healthy, sustainable, and vibrant community by | engaging residents, institutions, and businesses | finding innovative solutions to entrenched urban problems and misconceptions | utilizing housing, green space, and the arts as core revitalization approaches, and | advocating for equitable treatment and resources. Together, we are Marlborough.

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Marlborough's history tells the larger story of Kansas City’s growth, decline, and pursuit of community-building.
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Welcome to Marlborough

A vibrant neighborhood in southeast Kansas City.

For the last ten years, the Marlborough Community Coalition, a 501(c)(3), has worked hard to bring positive change to the neighborhood. The current focus on linking partners and stimulating new grassroots leadership will continue to strengthen the momentum of the area for years to come. From arts to urban gardening, the community hosts a number of exciting opportunities to get active and involved. Explore this site, and find ways to get engaged! At the end of the day, it takes all of us…residents, businesses, educators, and civic leaders to work together to achieve a common vision.

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Making Marlborough a better place to live and work. Boundaries: Gregory - 89th Street; Troost - Bruce R. Watkins 71 Highway
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African American Heritage Trail Public Meeting- Join us!
A heritage trail is a regional network of cultural heritage sites that tell a story. The City of Kansas City, MO is working to identify sites to create a heritage trail that tells the story of the African American experience in Kansas City, MO and we want to hear from you!
Kansas City’s African American heritage has a rich and long history beginning with first settlements at the Town of Kansas and expanding to small communities such as Steptoe, Hell’s Half Acre and Belvidere. As segregation became more prominent, the cultural significance of the 18th and Vine Area grew quickly. There are many sites related to civil rights such as the Swope Park Pool, Shelter #10, and numerous historic African American churches. The African American Heritage Trail will rely on existing properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places, as well as other properties identified through research and public input. Please join us for our first public meeting this month! Meeting details are below.

Public Meeting #1: Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 5:30 p.m. at the Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center, 3700 Blue Parkway, Kansas City, MO

For more information on this project and contact information if you have any questions, visit kcmo.gov/planning/the-kcmo-african-american-heritage-trail-plan/
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THIS TUESDAY NIGHT! Join us for updates, info on TIF, plus a chance to ask questions of TWO mayoral candidates. 6:30-8:00p. Spread the word!
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Hear about housing priorities in our city for the next generation!
Saturday, December 8th, 10:00-11:30am, South Patrol Division (9701 Marion Park Dr., KCMO)
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