Not long after she moved to north Minneapolis more than 20 years ago, Sondra Samuels began working alongside families to erase generational poverty and close the opportunity gap between Black and white Minnesotans that has persisted for so long. And she’s been doing it ever since. Read more…
Students to march in Minneapolis for the future of promise
They planned this march through north Minneapolis long before Thurman Junior Blevins.
Students of north Mpls marched for their future, healing traumas from neighborhood shootings
Born and raised in north Minneapolis, Shaadia Munye, 18, has always believed she would go to college.
Her parents came from Somalia, where education was not an option for most people. But for Munye, it is a must.
“It’s like when you think of your success and happiness, it’s college,” Munye said.
Munye will study nursing and social work at Augsburg University this fall.
New EcoVillage offers ‘deep affordable housing’ to some Hawthorne families
Mayor Jacob Frey held a press conference on February 6 to publicly announce the opening of a new 75-unit affordable housing complex in the Hawthorne Neighborhood on Minneapolis’ North Side.
Northside Achievement Zone Welcomes New Chief Advancement Officer
The Northside Achievement Zone’s and its Board of Directors are pleased to announce that M. Taylor Edgerton will serve as NAZ’s Chief Advancement Officer (CAO), beginning on November 6. Read More
Nearly 500 Scholars to Perform at FLOW: Northside Arts Crawl
Please join 477 NAZ scholars as they perform at FLOW on July 25 from 4-7 p.m. on Penn and West Broadway.
NAZ scholars ages 5-14 will put on a stage show to celebrate all of their hard work over the summer through our partner Expanded Learning programs at 21st Century Academy, Ascension S.L.A.M, Beacons Academy, Breakthrough, PCYC Summer Friends, and STA Freedom School.