St. Paul Payne Phalen (D5) Neighbors Forum

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Welcome to the St. Paul Payne Phalen Neighbors Forum on the East Side (D5)

The neighborly inclusive place to share information, discuss local issues, find solutions and build a vibrant community. Join over 700 members! 

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This forum is a friendly, but independent complement to the District 5 Payne Phalen District Council.

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Building an Inclusive and Open Forum

Welcoming online forums that reflect the dynamic diversity of their communities build bridges among neighbors of different backgrounds be they racial, economic, educational, etc. Together we are stronger.

  • St. Paul Eastside Population: 30,700
  • Outreach Goal: 735+ forum members or ~10% households reflecting local diversity 
  • Diversity: 65% people of color, including 30.6% Asian, 16% Black, and 14% Latino. 35% of the population is White, non-Hispanic. 55% of households earn less than $50,000/year.
  • Source: | Payne Phalen Community Profile 

Special Outreach Campaign 
This forum is part of the major city-wide Be Neighbors outreach campaign. Please let us know about key community and cultural events where we might sign people up in person and become a volunteer!

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How the membership of St. Paul Payne Phalen (D5) Neighbors Forum has changed.

There are 806 members in the group. Normally they post around 2 posts each day; the most they have posted is 38 posts in one day.

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Mai Xiong is the volunteer Forum Manager and is responsible for facilitating this forum and enforcing the rules. The Forum Manager can be emailed at