Northside resident Mona Harris died Monday February 9, 2009 of cancer. Harris and her husband Ron and family lived on Russell Avenue North since 1991 after moving a few blocks from their previous residence.
Harris was program director of Minnesota Minority Education Partnership, (MMEP). She also worked nationally for racial justice and served on national and local boards with a focus on equity, housing, and education. She was a parent educator and a circle keeper of restorative justice circles.
Memorial services were last Thursday night at Brookdale Covenant Church, 5139 Brooklyn Blvd. Brooklyn Center, MN 55429