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  1. Sudden closing of Community Action of Minneapolis shifts energy assistance responsibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Insight News

    Minneapolis residents who received energy assistance from the nonprofit Community Action of Minneapolis were told this week that they will now be receiving their services through Community Action Partnership of Suburban Hennepin. According to an article from the Star Tribune this week, the office of Community Action of Minneapolis was raided by employees of the Department of Commerce and the Department of Human Services and its employees laid off.

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  2. i Hopewell Music Cooperative North offers 'music to all'Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Insight News

    Hopewell Music Cooperative North will present the 3rd annual Bach and Chocolate fundraising concert and gala on Saturday, Oct. 25. The event, hosted by partner North United Methodist Church, will include a silent auction, a concert of Bach works by professional musician friends of Hopewell and a reception featuring chocolate, other treats and music performed by Hopewell's talented students. The event is designed to be enjoyed by all ages.

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  3. Aesthetically ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Insight News

    Aesthetically It! is a list of picks from the editors of Aesthetically Speaking. Aesthetically It! features venues, events, outings and more that are worthy of "It" status.

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  4. Nekima Levy-PoundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Insight News

    Recently, attorney, professor and civil rights advocate Nekima Levy-Pounds was a guest on KFAI's "Conversations with Al McFarlane." Here is a transcript of their conversation.

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  5. 'The Secrets of Slave Songs' coming to the Cowles in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Insight News

    Artistic director Karen L. Charles is set to present her Threads Dance Project Nov 14 and 15, at the Cowles Center for Dance and The Performing Arts' Goodale Theater, 528 Hennepin Ave., downtown Minneapolis. Charles' first evening-length work, entitled "The Secrets of Slave Songs," is an examination of slavery, its abolition and consequences in the United States.

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  6. Commons at Penn to break ground at Penn and Golden ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Insight News

    Locally based nonprofit Building Blocks broke ground this past week on the Commons at Penn, a new 47-unit affordable housing apartment complex located at 2201 Golden Valley Road. "Building Blocks should be commended for their efforts and this investment in Ward 5, which is much needed," said Council Member Blong Yang.

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  7. Succeeding in a sales career: What big billers do differentlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Insight News

    Succeeding in sales is as easy as falling off a log. If the log is located in the lobby of your best prospect and if falling off of it gets you the attention you need to make a sale.

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  8. Former Guild Press editor showcases latest book at Twin Cities Book FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Insight News

    Poet, author and editor, Hazel Clayton Harrison, will return to Minneapolis on Saturday, Oct. 11 to showcase her latest book, "Crossing the River Ohio," at the Twin Cities Book Festival. In 1981 Harrison worked with Guild Press senior editors, Leon and Ginny Knight, to publish "On Being Black," an anthology which brought together a symphony of diverse voices to express their stories and poems about the Black experience in Minnesota.

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  9. Twin Cities RISE! celebrates 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Insight News

    Twin Cities RISE! recently held "A Rising Tide" Gala at the Nicollet Island Pavilion to celebrate two decades of providing Twin Cities employers with skilled workers - primarily men from communities of color - by training unemployed adults for skilled jobs that pay a living wage. Twin Cities RISE! Is an anti-poverty organization that offers a comprehensive work skills training program for low-income adults in the Twin Cities area.

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  10. Community asked to help plan North Minneapolis WorkForce Education...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Insight News

    On Tuesday, September 30, a community meeting was held at the Capri Theater in North Minneapolis to provide a project update and request community feedback on needed employment and training programming and services for the proposed North Minneapolis Education and Career Center to be located 800 West Broadway Avenue, Minneapolis. The two-story tall and approximately 47,000 square foot building located at 800 West Broadway currently sits vacant with its most recent tenant being a furniture liquidation store in 2006.

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  11. State of Minnesota terminates contracts with Community Action of MinneapolisRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | Insight News

    The Minnesota Departments of Human Services and Commerce announced that the state has taken formal steps to terminate all contracts with Community Action of Minneapolis. The agencies also announced the state will reclaim any state or federal funds that were misspent by Community Action of Minneapolis .

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  12. Community Action Partnership of Suburban Hennepin extends services to Minneapolis residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Insight News

    Effective immediately Community Action Partnership of Suburban Hennepin will be delivering the Energy Assistance Program in the City of Minneapolis. "The Energy Assistance Program provides a vital safety net to thousands of low-income individuals and families and allows them to maintain affordable, continuous, and safe home energy" said Scott Zemke, CAPSH's Executive Director.

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  13. MPS signs pact with Hiawatha AcademiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Insight News

    Minneapolis Public Schools has signed a collaboration agreement with Hiawatha Academies. This is the first district-charter compact in the state of Minnesota.

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  14. Black community under attack in Minnesota: Conservatives and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Insight News

    Excerpts of interview with State Representative Rena Moran, D-65A, on Conversations with Al McFarlane broadcast, September 23, 2014. More to follow featuring attorney Professor Nekima Levy-Pounds, and MLK Legacy Council advocate, Verlena Matey-Keke. 1 comment

  15. West Broadway Pop Ups: West Broadway Coalition curates artist and entrepreneur-led fall pop up seriesRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | Insight News

    The West Broadway Business and Area Coalition is partnering with 10 North Minneapolis artists and creative entrepreneurs to activate public spaces with over 35 "pop up" events now through November 1st. At various outdoor locations along West Broadway from Lyndale Ave to Penn Ave N, West Broadway Pop Ups will include an assortment of activities, from afternoon dance performances and late night BBQ and live music to a weekend-long participatory outdoor projection event from Minneapolis Art on Wheels.

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  16. Mobile art gallery rolls into St. Louis ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Insight News

    Jean Stephen Galleries of St. Louis Park is set to present a unique mobile art studio/exhibition from local artist Pamela Sukhum. Sukhum's works, which are exhibited in fine art galleries around the world are characterized by rich colors and textures, and warm, radiant energy.

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  17. Harteau Snubs Black Community: Police Chief claimed members of community would be threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Insight News

    Minneapolis Police Chief JaneA Harteau was scheduled to be a part of a community listening session on Sept. 18 at Sabathani Community Center in south Minneapolis, but a couple of hours before the event was to take place, the chief pulled out citing "credible information" of a planned attack on her.

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  18. Hayden will support DHS efforts to fix agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Insight News

    The Department of Human Services' audit of Community Action Minneapolis details alarming spending irregularities and an inexcusable misuse of public funds by the CEO, Bill Davis. If these findings are shown to be true, Mr. Davis should resign and allow Community Action to move forward under new leadership.

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  19. The Steeles perform 'The Colors of Gershwin'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Insight News

    Gospel/soul group, The Steeles will grace the Redleaf stage at The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts Friday, Oct. 10 and Sunday, Oct. 12 with their new show "The Colors of Gershwin." This production will feature a collection of George and Ira Gershwin songs re-imagined with new arrangements by the Steele family.

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  20. The real issue: Opportunity gap leaves Black youths without diplomas, skillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Insight News

    Editor's note: This letter is a response to a commentary published in Star Tribune, Sept. 12. We were troubled by claims from Minneapolis public schools officials last week that they were strong-armed into partnering with Northside community-based organizations - under duress from ourselves .

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