Established in 2007, The Residents’ Association of Cherryvalley, Kensington and Shandon in East Belfast (RACKS) promotes a common effort to advance and to provide facilities in the interests of social welfare, health, recreation, education and leisure, to improve the conditions of life for the benefit of the inhabitants without distinction of age, sex, race, political, religious or other opinion, by associating with statutory authorities, voluntary organisations and inhabitants.