“Power to the Parents” Radio Program to Welcome Dr. Gail Ferguson

Every Sunday, NAZ President and CEO, Sondra Samuels and her husband, CEO of Microgrants, and an ordained minister, Don Samuels host a radio show on KMOJ. The program “Power to the Parents” seeks to empower and reclaim agency for Black parents. Every week Sondra and Don, with the help of a guest, provide skills and read more…

The 5th Annual One Future Luncheon

This year was the 5th anniversary of One Future Luncheon our largest annual fundraiser, and it brought together nearly 1000 business, education, and community leaders to celebrate and fund the scholars and families of North Minneapolis. This year’s luncheon was standing room only primarily because of our keynote speaker, Geoffrey Canada. Canada is best known read more…

Ready 2 Soar Event Celebrates NAZ HS Grads

NAZ invited our college-ready scholars to join us in a celebration of their achievements at NAZ Central. These scholars graduated and are moving on to further their educations. We had attendees on their way to St. Catherine University, Augsburg University, to play football on a full scholarship, to the trades, and to serve their country read more…

NAZ Family Academy Launches “Foundations for Fathers”

Fathers Foundations

One of the cornerstones of a NAZ family’s experience is attending our Family Academy classes. We offer four courses on a rolling basis that include, Family Academy Foundations, for parents of children of all ages, College Bound Babies, for parents of 0-3 year-olds, Ready to Succeed, for parents of 4-5 year-olds, and College Bound Scholars read more…