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.)
(Artspeak) “Caroline, or Change” at the Guthrie Theater is Life Magnified
Thursday, 02 July 2009 15:40
When story, lyrics, voices, stagecraft, and vision come together, the result is powerful, memorable, and impactful. Case in point is Tony Kushner’s “Caroline, or change, the musical, now playing at the Guthrie Theater through June 21, 2009.
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.
Conflict in South Sudan: Hussein Maar Nyuot, Deputy of Governor of Jonglei State, South Sudan. New writer for Insight News: Toki Wright, hip hop artist and educator. MNsure meetings: Angela Williams, MNsure navigator for Minneapolis Urban League; TaMica' Tody, MNsure navigator for Stairstep Foundation; Makeda Norris, Mnsure community outreach liaison for Twin Cities metro.