Erin joined RDA as Healthy Kids Club Coordinator in July of 2011. She became an Americorps VISTA member in November 2011, and was hired as program manager in 2012…
Je T’aime is a native of Kansas City, KS and graduate of Washington High School and Ewing Marion Kauffman Youth Advisory Board. She completed her Bachelors of Science degree in Social Work from a small Mennonite liberal arts college, Bethel College…
Alissa joined the RDA team in 2013 as our office manager, managing much more than just our office. She managed our accounting, planned programs like Summer Youth Employment and Feed-a-Family, and wrote and edited our print newsletter…
Kimberly moved to Rosedale in 2016 to join RDA’s AmeriCorps Kansas service team as the Community Gardens Coordinator. Prior to joining the RDA team, she worked in organic, community supported agriculture; public high school education; and labor, immigrant, healthcare and faith-based community organizing…
The Rosedale Development Association (RDA) began as the Rosedale Community Council in 1945 as an organization to help the community address crime, zoning, flooding, abandoned buildings, area clean up.
RDA is incorporated as a nonprofit organization.
RDA begins organizing Christmas in October in Rosedale, which offers minor home repairs for low income and elderly homeowners.
Summer Youth Employment program begins with funding from the Board of Public Utilities.
RDA begins participating in Feed-A-Family, which provides food assistance to families in need. It was then sponsored by the KUMC Police Department.
Excellence in Education awards program begins as a partnership between KUMC Community Policing and RDA.
Rosedale Master Plan completed and approved as a framework for future development decisions in the Rosedale neighborhood.
Rosedale Healthy Kids begins working to make the healthy choice the easy choice in Rosedale. The program is a partnership between RDA, the Rosedale Ministerial Alliance, KC Healthy Kids and the University of Kansas Medical Center.
Green Corridor Master Plan completed and approved with the goal of fostering a healthy, sustainable community through physical improvements, social and economic development, and green businesses.
Wendy Wilson, Executive Director of RDA for 19 years, retires. Heidi Holliday is hired as the new director.
First mile of bicycle lanes in Wyandotte County completed in Rosedale as a result of community advocacy.
Grand opening of the Rozarks Nature Trails
Rosedale Community Survey and Master Plan Update begins
Heidi Holliday, Executive Director of RDA, accepts advocacy position in Topeka. Erin Stryka is hired as the new director.
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