In collaboration with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Minnesota, Hennepin County District Courts, Hennepin County Public Defenders, Minneapolis City Attorneys and United Way, the Criminal Justice Reform Committee of the Minneapolis Branch of NAACP will host a day where people with active misdemeanor (petty and gross) warrants in Hennepin County will have a … [Read more...]
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A snapshot of events and happenings around town Eat on the Avenue May 18 (every Thurs. until Sept. 28) | 11 am— 2 pm Eat on the Avenue, sponsored NEON, kicked off May 11 with the goal of engaging the Northside community with a variety of dining options. Enjoy a food truck lane and a vendor courtyard serving everything from Mexican food to Jamaican or home-style … [Read more...]
Possible partnership among metro housing authorities would mean greater mobility, opportunity, and choice for low-income families The Family Housing Fund has awarded $300,000 over two years to the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) to explore how the region’s public housing authorities can work together to provide metro-wide mobility for families with housing … [Read more...]
Saturday, May 20, 2017 will be a historical day in Minnesota as it will mark the first Commencement for Twin Cities based Saint Thomas Christian University Twin Cities Campus (STCU-TC), established in 2013 with the inauguration of 12 local pastors as its’ Board of Regents. Judge LaJune Lange officiated the Oath to the Board of Regents on October 19, 2013. The Commencement … [Read more...]
The Minnesota State Legislature has been trying to push through a budget that does not include enough money for mass transit. That means, if sufficient money is not allocated to Metro Transit, which operates the bus and Light Rail, the Twin Cities will be forced to increase bus and light rail fares by as much as 50 cents. Also some routes would be cut out altogether and … [Read more...]