On Friday, November 10, U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) will host a public forum to highlight resources that can help minority-owned small businesses that are looking to expand. The event will be held at the Urban League in Minneapolis, and is free and open to the public. Space is limited. At the forum, Sen. Franken will bring together service providers, government … [Read more...]
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The Minnesota Educator Academy (MEA) conference draws hundreds of educators to St. Paul’s RiverCentre each year. The American Lung Association in Minnesota will also be there to announce this year’s Clean Air Choice® Biodiesel Scholarship contest, which has sent winning high school seniors in Minnesota off to college with some extra cash. The scholarship is sponsored by the … [Read more...]
Do you know a Phenomenal Mother? Our Sister Spokesman “Celebrating Moms of All Ages” event is Dec. 2, and we want to recognize African American mothers who have gone above and beyond in their actions or accomplishments. We’re looking for unique nominees who have risen above the norm and should be noted for “Shining in the Spotlight.” We want to honor these mothers from … [Read more...]
Voters can place ballots directly into counting machines one week before election Eligible voters will place their ballots directly into a ballot counter when voting in person October 31-November 6. Voting machines will record votes as they are turned in, but will not report results until after polls close on Election Day, November 7. In-person absentee voting is … [Read more...]
MacPhail Northside Youth Orchestra begins second season There’s proven research that music education translates to direct success in the classroom. MacPhail Northside Youth Orchestra (MNYO), a program through MacPhail Center for Music, provides students in North Minneapolis (many from Ascension School and Harvest Prep) the opportunity to perform as a full orchestra, but it … [Read more...]