Award-winning activist and environmental advocate Van Jones will be the guest speaker on behalf of the University of Minnesota’s Center for Spirituality & Healing and its new interdisciplinary initiative called Whole Systems Healing next month March 5. Whole Systems Healing teaches students to become agents of social change while exploring the social and environmental dimensions of healing. This presentation is 4 – 6 p.m. at the Ted Mann Concert Hall, 2128 4th Street S, in Minneapolis.
Northside resident Mona Harris died Monday February 9, 2009 of cancer. Harris and her husband Ron and family lived on Russell Avenue North since 1991 after moving a few blocks from their previous residence.