Minnesota's disabled veterans are now able to use public transportation throughout Minnesota at no charge
Friday, 10 July 2009 13:07
ST. PAUL—Minnesota’s disabled veterans are now able to use public transportation throughout Minnesota at no charge beginning July 1, 2009. The transit benefit was passed by the legislature and signed into law by Gov. Tim Pawlenty this year.
The number of young people detained each day at the Hennepin County Juvenile Detention Center (JDC) dropped 33 percent over the past three years. The change is one of the goals sought when implementing the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) which has been piloted in Hennepin County since 2005.
St. Paul neighborhoods benefit from $2.1M Grant from American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
Thursday, 02 July 2009 16:11
SAINT PAUL - Summer youth employment, home improvements and a library expansion are some of the projects that will benefit from a $2.1 million community development block grant the City is pursuing though the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD.)
Join Elder Arthur C. McWatt for book readings and signings
Thursday, 28 May 2009 14:22
Book readings and signings
Join Elder Arthur C. McWatt as he presents his book Crusaders for Justice: A Chronicle of Protest by Agitators, Advocates and Activists in their Struggle for Civil and Human Rights in St. Paul, Minnesota, 1802-1985.
Haki Madhubuti, Mahmoud El Kati at Harvest Prep book reading
Wednesday, 27 May 2009 13:58
The name Haki means "just" or "justice," and Madhubuti means "precise, accurate and dependable," in Swahili. So it is no surprise that Haki Madhubuti has long been a pivotal figure in the development of a strong Black literary tradition, emerging from the Civil Rights and Black Arts era of the 1960s and continuing to the present.
The North Community YMCA has been revamped with the success and engagement of the North Minneapolis community youth in mind. For over 150 years, the YMCA has proven to be the savior for many wandering youth, and at the Grand Opening Celebration on May 2 one of those youth, Fred Friswold, had a YMCA building named after him for all that he has given back to the community.