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Mar 04th

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Creating a village

Creating a villageEunita 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.
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NAACP and Sierra Club honor “Green Heroes of Color”

NAACP and Sierra Club honor “Green Heroes of Color” The Sierra Club North Star Chapter and the Minneapolis NAACP partnered together to hold an Earth Day Celebration to honor “Green Heroes of Color” on Thursday, April 22. The celebration included dinner...
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Earth Day celebration introduces Girl Scouts to engineer profession

Earth Day celebration introduces Girl Scouts to engineer profession

Swapping out light bulbs, testing heating and cooling systems, and discussing ways to update older buildings for energy savings is a tough job for any team of engineers. But when the team’s average ag...

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Immigration: The key to Minnesota growth and prosperity

While anti-immigrant attention is being drawn to events in Arizona and inflammatory comments are being made by politicians in other states, Minnesota lawmakers and state officials are receiving a stud...
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Author William Kent Krueger at Hopkins Center for the Arts

Author William Kent Krueger at Hopkins Center for the Arts
The Library Foundation of Hennepin County presents best-selling author William Kent Krueger lecturing 7:30pm Thursday, May 13 and 11am Friday, May 14 at the Hopkins Center for the Arts, 111 Mainstreet...
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