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Feb 07th

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Families are going home

Families are going homeOver the years, watching hundreds of local families find brief refuge in Project Home, we saw the need to develop a program for those who needed and wanted more support.
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New International Peace site to be celebrated in Minneapolis

New International Peace site to be celebrated in MinneapolisA new international peace site will be dedicated in downtown Minneapolis Sept. 20 at Open Book, which houses the Loft Literary Center, Minnesota Center for Book Arts and Milkweed Editions at 1011 Washington Ave. S.
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New civil rights-themed playground dedicated at MLK Park

New civil rights-themed playground dedicated at MLK ParkA happy crowd of children, community members and civil rights activists gathered at the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park Aug. 22 to celebrate the opening of a new civil rights‐themed playground.

Numerous speakers, music and a ceremonial ribbon‐cutting helped dedicate the unique and inspiring play area during the fifth annual Celebrate Our Beloved Community event. The new playground mixes in numerous educational opportunities detailing people, places and events that helped shape African-Americans' struggle for civil rights.
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'Your Honor, don't send that child to jail, give him to us'

'Your Honor, don't send that child to jail, give him to us'Ramsey County JDAI Stakeholder Committee: August 18, 2015. Agenda: The next JDAI focus?

Brief background -- JDAI stands for Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative. In 2005, community elders recognized secure detention (kiddy jail) as the entry gate to prison pipelines and mobilized an attack with phenomenal and measurable success. In short they said, "Instead of jailing low level juvenile offenders, let community serve as an alternative." The annual intake plummeted in the Ramsey County juvenile detention by 70 percent in just five years. Yes, between 2005 and 2010, Ramsey County Juvenile detention dropped from more than 4,000 children per year to less than 1,000, with no corresponding increase in juvenile crime.
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Lantern Lighting Celebration at Lakewood Cemetery

Lantern Lighting Celebration at Lakewood CemeteryOn September 19 from 5:00-7:30 p.m., Lakewood Cemetery invites all members of the community to a Lantern Lighting Celebration, a new and special event to honor those who have passed away. Come decorate your own candlelit floating lantern with words of remembrance, and gather with friends, family and other guests to release your lanterns together on Lakewood's lake at dusk. Take in the beauty of the historic grounds of Lakewood while enjoying live music by Jack Klatt & the Cat Swingers, trolley rides from the Minnesota Streetcar Museum, food from a local food truck and entertainment for all ages.
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Celebrating the work of sculptor Michael Bahl

Celebrating the work of sculptor Michael BahlA Lowertown artist's studio, museum and laboratory will play host to a gala event to celebrate the work of sculptor Michael Bahl.
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From Minnesota with solidarity: Humanitarian aid to Cuban hospitals

From Minnesota with solidarity: Humanitarian aid to Cuban hospitalsThe official opening of the U.S. embassy in Havana, and the Cuba embassy in Washington, D.C. in July, after 54 years without diplomatic relations marked a historical event heralding a new beginning in the process of normalizing relations between the U.S. and Cuba.
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