Author, educator and veteran Democratic political strategist Donna Brazile will discuss her mission to integrate social and intellectual consciousness into daily life in a talk from 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21, in the auditorium of O’Shaughnessy Educational Center on the St. Paul campus of the University of St. Thomas.
[caption id="attachment_7266" align="alignleft"]Deneane Richburg, project director and choreographer. Photo Jaccues Jean Tiziou[/caption]Ridder Ice Arena on the U of M campus will come to life on the morning of September 17 as more than 1,000 students from high schools throughout the metro area fill the seats to participate in an educational experience — exploring their own racial and cultural identity and the impact toxic conditioning (or branding) has had on the creation of their own personal identity.
St. Paul, MN – More than 400 citizens from across Minnesota gathered Monday night at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church to send a message back to Washington with their members of congress.
[caption id="attachment_7223" align="alignleft"]Gail Harbeck. Photo credit: Nancy Blakestad[/caption]People Incorporated Mental Health Services is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, but there’s a second reason to celebrate in 2009—Artability is marking its 15th year!
The African American Adoption Agency (AAAA) has received a $53,350 grant from the Community Action and Field of Interest Fund of the Minneapolis Foundation. This grant will support “A Community Caring for its Children” program.
Celebrate the season with a 19th-century fall gathering of Ojibwe, voyageurs and fur traders. Watch as contestants vie for the title of the best all-around voyageur with tests of strength and cunning. Listen to traditional music, participate in children’s activities, discover camp life and visit with the historical merchants. A festive dance at 6:30 pm on Saturday is a highlight of the weekend. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the North West Company Fur Post. The Fall Gathering Weekend is held Saturday, Sept. 19 from 10 am to 9 pm and Sunday, Sept. 20 from noon to 4 pm. Cost of the event is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and college students, $5 for children ages 6-17 and free for children age 5 and under and MHS members.
In its continuing efforts to make Minneapolis a wireless city that bridges the digital divide, the City Council approved 51 applications for Wireless Community accounts, which are free wireless Internet accounts for non-profit organizations that provide free computer access to the public. The free accounts will be good through 2010.
The phone system for Minneapolis City government will undergo maintenance from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 30. During this time, most City phone numbers will not work. 911 service is not affected by this outage, and will function normally.
Residents to demand more jobs, transit at Congressional Town Hall Monday Advocates to release new data on stimulus jobs and spending
More than 200 residents from the Twin Cities and St Cloud regions are joining together on Monday, August 31st to call for greater investment in public transit and quality jobs for communities of color, women and low-income communities.