North Minneapolis Neighborhood Beat.

The Victory Neighborhood Association will hold a board meeting 7-9pm Wednesday, April 4th 2012 44th Ave.  For more information, Debbie Nelson 612-529-9558 or

Shingle Creek
The Shingle Creek Neighborhood Organization engages residents, meet to discuss various topics, activities, projects and events in the neighborhood.  The next meeting will be held 7-9pm Tuesday April 10 at Creekview Park 5001.  For more information: Amy Lusenbrick 763-561-1616.

The Harrison Neighborhood Association will host a housing committee meeting 6:30-7:30 Thursday April 5th at the HNA office 503 Irving Ave. N. For more information; Larry Hiscock 612-374-4849 or Senate Debates
Candidate for Minnesota State Representative Terra Cole will be debating for the District 59B position.  The debate will be held at 2:30pm, Saturday March 24 North High School 1500 James Av. N. with a forum as well as meet and greet prior to the debate.
Cole will also host a candidate resident meet and greet 5-7pm Monday March 26 at Segue Coffee 609 10th St. S, in addition to a Senate District Convention 8:30-5pm Monday March 31 at Patrick Henry High School 4320 Newton Av. N. For more information: 612-564-8258.

Youth Violence Prevention  
Minneapolis Youth Violence Prevention Week—held March 19-23, 2012—is a chance for kids and adults to take part in reducing youth violence in the city. The week is part of a national public education initiative featuring activities and events to call attention to the issue of youth violence, identify strategies to combat this public health epidemic, and promote the positive role youth and adults can have in making their communities and schools safer. The City of Minneapolis, in collaboration with Minneapolis Public Schools, Minneapolis Youth Congress, and Community Power Against Violence, is urging the public and local agencies of all types to participate in Minneapolis Youth Violence Prevention Week.  For more information; Roberta Englund 612-521-2100 or

March 23, 2012
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