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July 19, 2011

public policy forum on African American unemployment

Community Action of Minneapolis will hold a public policy forum on the unemployment crisis in the African American community, from 6:00 to 8:00 on Thursday, July 28, 2011, at 2104 Park Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55404. Guest speakers are AA&AS Professor Rose Brewer, and Louis Moore, former district staff for U.S. House of Representatives Congressman Martin Olav Sabo.

July 12, 2011

North Minneapolis tornado relief events

On Tuesday, July 19, 2011, there will be two fundraising events for North Minneapolis tornado relief. KRS-One will participate in a community conversation at North Community High School at 5:00 PM. He will talk about his work in the Stop the Violence Movement, and discuss creating unity in the community in the wake of the tornado. The event and is free and open to the public. For more information go to https://events.umn.edu/014204.

A 9:00 PM there will be a benefit concert at the First Avenue Nightclub, featuring KRS-One, Slum Village, and many local artists. Tickets are $33.50 in advance, $40 at the door. For more information go to https://events.umn.edu/014207.