Midwest Skateboarding Alliance (MSA) is a non-profit based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Formed in 2015 by lifelong skateboarder, Brenda Hoppe, MSA is dedicated to promoting recognition of skateboarding’s role within progressive urban and rural community planning, sustainable, active transportation networks, and a vibrant built environment that prioritizes public health. Currently, MSA is working with community leaders & partner organizations to coordinate skatepark builds in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.