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H.I.T returns

H.I.T returns

Sep. 11 | The H.I.T is back after an extended break. I and the majority of the investigators took sometime off to bring the next generation into this world, but we are back now. First I want everyone to read Jerry Freeman’s book In a Kick-Ass Sentimental...

U of M takes on Minnesota’s school achievement gap — Community organizations collaborate on Northside research

U of M takes on Minnesota’s school achievement gap — Community organizations collaborate on Northside research

Aug. 14 |   First of a two-part story   By Lauretta Dawolo Towns Contributing Writer Last spring’s edition of Connect, a quarterly newsletter of the University of Minnesota’s College of Education and Human Development (CEHD), announced a major...

Hiring, retaining more teachers of color urged by MPS superintendent

Hiring, retaining more teachers of color urged by MPS superintendent

May. 22 |     Some see ‘bold leadership’ in her proposals prior to union negotiations By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) Superintendent Dr. Bernadeia Johnson is asking the community to support her new district...

Does Minnesota need a ‘13th’ grade?

Does Minnesota need a ‘13th’ grade?

May. 15 |     By Donald Allen Contributing Writer   The Minnesota House of Representatives have enacted a bill attempting to establish a “13th” grade pilot project based in north Minneapolis. The bill, H.F. 1149 is part of an education and...

Northside Achievement Zone  hiring mostly Northsiders

Northside Achievement Zone hiring mostly Northsiders

May. 1 |   Nontraditional approach seeks workers already ‘connected to the Zone’       By Vickie Evans-Nash  Editor-in-Chief   Lucretia Gill is a connector. She talks to families with children in North Minneapolis to determine their...

Volunteer to learn new career skills

Volunteer to learn new career skills

Oct. 31 |                   If you are thinking of starting a new career, you may be wondering where to begin. Often, when we decide to transition or take a leap into a new adventure, we are faced with the issue...

Entertainer shares his family’s love with Northside youth

Entertainer shares his family’s love with Northside youth

Oct. 24 |     Dennis Spears, successful local entertainer and beloved mentor to youth on the North Side, attributes much of his life success to a man who loved him unconditionally, taught him patiently, and provided steady examples of good citizenship...

Chasing the tornado money

Chasing the tornado money

Jul. 11 |       By Charles Hallman Staff Writer and  Jerry Freeman Senior Editor   Almost immediately after the tornado struck North Minneapolis in May 2011, the Minneapolis Foundation established its Minnesota Helps Fund and raised $1,756,060...

Northside Achievement Zone envisions a ‘tipping-point’ of success

Northside Achievement Zone envisions a ‘tipping-point’ of success

Feb. 22 |   By Vickie Evans-Nash Contributing Writer   Over the next five years, just over 1,000 families in an 18-by-13-block area of North Minneapolis will be participating in a $28 million social experiment. What is at stake is much more than...