Building Blocks of Kalamazoo organizes residents one block at a time to enhance the quality of neighborhood life.


Building Blocks is all about building community one block at a time.

Building Blocks promotes vibrant neighborhoods where resident-led groups work together to address block-level issues, complete projects and collaborate with community stakeholders.
Building Blocks’ unique style of organizing involves Kalamazoo residents, neighborhood associations, community volunteers and Western Michigan University students. Building Blocks helps participating residents in Kalamazoo’s central city neighborhoods build community and strengthen and revitalize their neighborhoods through collaborative and collective efforts.