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The decision by Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman to press charges against Officer Mohamed Noor, for the 2017 shooting which resulted in the unfortunate death of Justine Damond, has caused an array of conflicting emotions throughout our city.

ReCAST Minneapolis and leadership in City Hall understand that these events can trigger historical racial trauma, and want to invite Minneapolis residents to a  Listening Session in an effort to promote healing and resiliency in our communities.

Thursday, March 29 | 6:00 pm 
MUL Glover Sudduth Center
2100 Plymouth Avenue North 
Minneapolis, MN  55411

This event will be facilitated by Alika Galloway from
 Kwanzaa Church.

Dear Neighbors and Friends,
 
Mark your calendars to come celebrate with us at Sumner Library on Saturday, April 7, 1:00-4:00pm.
 
Since the 1950's, Sumner Library has proudly built a collection of books and other materials focused on African American history and culture.
Twenty years ago, this collection (over 5000 items for all ages) was renamed in honor of Gary Sudduth - Northside activist, former Urban League President, and Minneapolis Public Library Board member.
 
Widely respected as a civil rights leader and a champion of public libraries, Gary believed in the power of books and reading for all people, especially children.
 
Sumner Library will host a celebration to honor Gary Sudduth and the collection named in his honor. 
 
The Gary N. Sudduth African American History and Culture Collection
Detailed plans for the day will follow soon.
 
Learn more about Gary Sudduth here here.
Learn more about the collection here. 
 
See you at the library,
 
Natalie Hart, Librarian
Sumner Library
611 Van White Memorial Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55411
 
(612) 543-6875

Tuesday, April 10th from 3 - 6pm
Join Us!  
Saint Paul College Open House
Wednesday April 11, 2018
5:00-7:30pm

 235 Marshall Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55102  
Directions
 
  •   Receive help with your college application
  •   Get information on Financial Aid
  •   Talk with program instructors and student services staff
  •   Explore campus, visit classrooms and labs, and see our new  Health        and Science Alliance Center
  •   Receive information on more than 100 Saint Paul College degree,            diploma, and certificate programs.
Free Parking and Refreshments.  Parking is not permitted on the street .

FAMILY DAY LISTENING SESSIONS


Help us plan this year's Family Day by attending one of our two listening sessions:
  • April 12th from 12pm-1:30pm
  • or April 13th from 8:30am-10am.

We want to hear what you've liked, didn't like or would like to see in the future. Your input is extremely valuable and we want you to be a part of this process!

 

*** Light refreshments will be served. *** 


Public Policy Forum on
Unemployment Among Young Black Men
April 26th from 3pm-5pm at Minneapolis Urban League
Racial disparities in employment have significant implications for black workers, particularly black men who are more likely to work in low-wage occupations and experience long durations of unemployment than their white counterparts. The effects are acutely felt among young black men (ages 16 to 24) whose employment rates have been steadily declining since the 1970s. Persistent unemployment and underemployment is an issue black men confront throughout their entire work life.
 
In this public policy forum, we'll hear from field experts on this challenge, possible solutions and its contributing factors including:
 
* Educational attainment
* Mass incarceration
* Living in economically under-resourced areas
* Perception and racial bias

Panelists include:
  • Akil Foluke, Adjunct Professor of Chemistry at Metropolitan State University
  •  Dr. Brian Lozenski, Assistant Professor of Urban and Multicultural Education at Macalester College
  • Kelly Mitchell, Executive Director of Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice at the University of Minnesota
Light refreshments will be served.  Registration is required.
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Program Eligibility

                 

African American Men
                  

Unemployed or Underemployed
                  

High School Diploma or GED
                  

25 years of age or older
                  

Live in or near North Minneapolis


Classes starting immediately!

Contact:
Andre Tribble:  612-302-3135

*** 
Reading and Math Assessment required 
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MINNEAPOLIS URBAN LEAGUE
Glover Sudduth Center for Economic Development and Urban Affairs
2100 Plymouth Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN  55411
612-302-3100
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2100 Plymouth Ave N
Minneapolis, MN  55411
612-302-3100
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