Eunita Jackson spoke passionately to over 60 of her neighbors about children and young people in the neighborhood: "They need to know that we know each other, and that we care about them and believe in them. That we're in charge and they can count on us."
The room was quiet as she spoke, then loud with enthusiastic applause when she finished. This vibrant, lively crowd met on April 11 at True Vine Missionary Baptist Church at 26th and Thomas Avenue North.
Some say creating a village in a diverse North Minneapolis neighborhood can't be done. Some say it can't be done in any neighborhood because people don't know their neighbors these days.