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Apr 17th


Behind Bars/Beyond Bars:

An Exploration of the Impact of Arts Programming on Incarcerated Persons

Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office expands community outreach efforts

Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office expands community outreach efforts The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office has created a new Community Engagement Team to expand outreach efforts in diverse communities and directly address public safety concerns of the residents.

Panel looks at fragile nations

Panel looks at fragile nationsJina Moore, a Pulitzer Center journalist who specializes in post-conflict and human rights reporting headlines a panel discussion themed “Fragile Nations and the Minnesota Connection” from 7 p.m. until 8:30 on Tuesday, March 19 at University Center, Saint Mary’s University, Twin Cities Campus, 2540 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404. This event is free.

Call for nominations for Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Awards

Preserve Minneapolis, the American Institute of Architects Minneapolis, and the Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission invite nominations of outstanding projects for the 22nd Annual Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Awards.

Salute to Senior Service: Minnesota residents encouraged to nominate outstanding senior volunteers

The search is on for Minnesota's outstanding senior volunteer.

Givens Black Books: March Book Discussion Events

Givens Black Books: March Book Discussion EventsThe Givens Foundation for African American Literature is presenting Givens Black Books: March Book Discussion Events as part of its Community Reading Campaign. Master storyteller Nothando Zulu this month leads free, public events celebrating the literary contributions of historical novelist Jewell Parker Rhodes.

Rapid Transit corridors throughout the metro

The Metropolitan Council is taking public comments on amending the region's long-range Transportation Policy Plan (TPP) to include light rail transit (LRT) for the Bottineau Transitway in Hennepin County. Also, on including additional Arterial Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridors throughout the metro area to provide faster, more reliable trips on arterial streets. The Council approved a public meeting date on these two issues for March 7 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Robbinsdale City Hall in Robbinsdale, and a public hearing for March 11 at 5:00 p.m. at the Metro Transit F.T. Heywood Office Building Chambers in Minneapolis.
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