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Northside neighborhoods reflect what it  means to be diverse

Northside neighborhoods reflect what it means to be diverse

Oct. 3 |     There are many reasons to live in or move to the Northside. These reasons are based on the many assets of our community and the assets of many of the people who live here. Some move to the Northside because of the great housing deals,...

Over 25 percent of African  Americans struggle with hunger

Over 25 percent of African Americans struggle with hunger

Oct. 3 |   Data released in early September by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reveals that 25.1 percent of African American households were food insecure in 2011. Food insecure households are those that struggle to put food on the table and...

Back in the Day gathering celebrates S. Mpls

Back in the Day gathering celebrates S. Mpls

Sep. 20 |   On Saturday, September 1 at Phelps Park on 39th and Chicago Avenue South in Minneapolis, the Third Annual Back in the Day gathering was held to reunite people who grew up in the community with youth and elders. Approximately 400 people attended...

The ‘Fiscal Cliff’ will hurt all of us

The ‘Fiscal Cliff’ will hurt all of us

Sep. 20 | Economy faces devastation without action from Congress Ignorance is not bliss. However, there are too many of us who are ignoring the discussion about a legislative maneuver known as “Sequestration.” This is also known by a more descriptive term...

MS may cause Linda Gill to fall,  but she always gets up

MS may cause Linda Gill to fall, but she always gets up

Aug. 29 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Linda Gill with husband, Mitchell Gill, Sr.Photo courtesy of Linda Gill When doctors told her “around my birthday” in 2000 that she had multiple sclerosis (MS), Linda Gill asked a ton of questions. “’What...

On crime, racism, and distrust of police

On crime, racism, and distrust of police

Aug. 29 |   “When you shoot somebody, that’s not the only person that you’re killing.”   — Nona Gaye, Marvin Gaye’s daughter, testifying after his death   I attended a neighborhood meeting on racism. Afterward I mentioned the comments...

Strong communities require healthy relationships

Strong communities require healthy relationships

Aug. 29 |   What is a healthy relationship? What do healthy relationships look like? Have you ever been in a healthy relationship? Is your current relationship healthy? We know what a dysfunctional and unhealthy relationship looks like. Just turn on the...

Child and Adult Care Food Program

Child and Adult Care Food Program

Jun. 21 |   TLC Education Foundation is a participant in the Child and Adult Care Food Program • Meals will be available at no separate charge to enrolled children at TLC Precision Wafer, 1411 W. River Rd. N., Mpls., every Mon.-Fri., 11:30 am — 1 pm...

ADA Access Improvement Grants for Metro Arts Organizations

ADA Access Improvement Grants for Metro Arts Organizations

Jan. 3 | Accessibility improvement grants available to metro arts groups ADA Access Improvement Grants for Metro Arts Organizations are now available in the Twin Cities seven-county area. The focus of these grants, up to $15,000 each, is to help make arts...

RESOURCES

RESOURCES

Apr. 18 | RESOURCE LIST, includes family, finances, health and other services.   Free screening and application assistance for Medical Assistance and Minnesota Care! Are you currently without health insurance? Stop by to see which free or low cost program...