About Us

photo 1Established in 2003 by neighborhood residents Haile Johnston and Tatiana Garcia Granados, the East Park Revitalization Alliance (EPRA) is a community-based nonprofit that aims to empower residents to revitalize the Strawberry Mansion neighborhood through the environment, education, and the arts.

IMG_6068The East Park Revitalization Alliance (EPRA) seeks to build a healthy community in the Strawberry Mansion neighborhood, focusing on environmental improvement and health promotion. The organization assists over 100 neighborhood gardeners in growing food and maintaining green spaces, cultivates 4 gardens in formerly vacant lots, has planted over 700 trees, facilitated numerous murals throughout the neighborhood, and created and maintained over 13 acres of community-friendly open green space in the site of formerly abandoned vacant lots.

EPRA’s Executive Director is Suku John, Ph.D.