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Parks superintendent receives diversity leadership award

Parks superintendent receives diversity leadership award Jon Gurban, superintendent of the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB), received the 2010 Pan-African Student Leadership Conference Award from the Office of Institutional Diversity at Minnesota State University, Mankato (MnSU). The award was presented at the April 7 meeting of the MPRB Board of Commissioners.

Gurban is honored as a pathfinder in the Park Board’s journey into diversity and celebrating emerging African communities within Minneapolis,” said Michael Fagin, Special Presidential Advisor at MnSU. “This award recognizes his contributions for providing culturally-sensitive programming and employment opportunities to meet the needs of a diverse Pan-African community.”
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Just what the kids need

Project Diva and Above the E.D.G.E. youth programs will present a “Pillow Talk” on Saturday April 24.  This event is designed to be an intimate conversation in which youth and mentors can catapult pro...

Minneapolis Public Schools to host additional informational meetings on district headquarters proposals

The Minneapolis Public Schools on April 20 and 22 will host informational meetings to provide community members with the opportunity to learn more about the three proposals for right-sizing district h...
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Jamaican judge to discuss his international career in law, human rights May 13

Jamaican judge to discuss his international career in law, human rights May 13 Jamaican Judge Patrick Robinson, president of the United Nations' International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, will reflect on his career in international law and human rights in a speec...
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the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation’s Neighborhood Leadership Program

 the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation’s Neighborhood Leadership Program On Monday, April 26, the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation’s Neighborhood Leadership Program (NLP) will graduate 32 students from its 2009-10 program. The event, to be held at Wilder Center, 451 Lexington ...
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