“Jim Crow of the North” film screening and panel discussion

When: May 9, 2019 @ 7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Where: University of Minnesota
Elmer L. Andersen Library
222 21st Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55455

The Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest (JHSUM) along with co-sponsors will hold a free film screening of Jim Crow of the North followed by a panel discussion on Thursday, May 9, 2019.

Jim Crow of the North, a Twin Cities Public Television documentary film is based on the work of the Mapping Prejudice Project at the University of Minnesota. The film is about 60 minutes in length and will be followed by a panel discussion and reception with refreshments.

Panelists include:
Daniel Pierce Bergin, producer Jim Crow of the North and Senior Producer and Partnership Manager of Twin Cities Public Television
Kirsten Delegard, Mapping Prejudice Project Director
Andre Dukes, Northside Achievement Zone
Steven Belton, Minneapolis Urban League
Iris Tzafrir, Jewish Community and Relations Council: Minnesota and the Dakotas Speakers Bureau
Kate Dietrick, Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
Ken Engel, Chair of Children of Holocaust Survivors Association in Minnesota
Norm Pink, Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest

Thought Leadership Speaker Series: Let’s Talk

Children’s Mental Health in the Twin Cities Community
When: May 16, 2019 @ 6:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Where: United Health Foundation Training Institute at
Washburn Center for Children
1100 Glenwood Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55405

Celebrate Mental Health Month at Washburn Center for Children at their next Thought Leadership Speaker Series: Let’s Talk featuring a community panel conversation led by Washburn Center CEO, Tom Steinmetz.

Sondra Samuels, NAZ President & CEO and Jaton White, NAZ Community Wellness Consultant will be on the panel.

NAZ Northside Bus Tour FULL

When: April 30, 2019 @  2:00-4:00pm
Where: Northside Achievement Zone
2123 West Broadway Avenue #100
Minneapolis, MN 55411

Wind through North Minneapolis neighborhoods filled with both challenge and promise. Learn about the area’s rich history, the current realities, and the transformation underway.

Would you like to learn more about our bus tours? Please contact Kenneth Scales at

One Future Luncheon

When: Fall 2019 @  Noon-1:00pm (date to be announced soon)
Watch for details and please plan to join us for our signature annual event — a one-hour celebration of the positive change that is transforming North Minneapolis and a chance to collaborate on the future we envision.