Family Academy Graduation

When: March 16, 2019 @  Noon-2:00pm
Where: Sanctuary Church
710 West Broadway
Minneapolis, MN 55411

Come and celebrate over 40 graduating parents and scholars from Fall and early Winter Family Academy classes. Food and activities for everyone.

Mary Brainerd will be our keynote speaker. Mary Brainerd is former president and chief executive officer of Minnesota-based HealthPartners, the largest, consumer-governed, nonprofit health care organization in the nation.

Alicia Smiley, NAZ Family Achievement Coach, will direct NAZ scholars in an African Dance and a Black History performance.

NAZ Allies Spring Event: Rise to the Promise

When: TBD
Where: Rock Bottom Brewery
825 Hennepin Ave Suite 125
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Spend an evening welcoming in the spring and celebrating the promise of Northside scholars and families. Please join us at the NAZ Allies event: Rise to The Promise Celebration at Rock Bottom Brewing.

Enjoy free appetizers and a brief and fun presentation about NAZ’s work and a game of trivia. Revel in an energizing social atmosphere with other Minnesotans who are proud to be leaders of change.

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.