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Reflections of wilson park tower - Bill Kelley
Once home to railway workers, this residential neighborhood is now a melting pot of students from the U of M and Augsburg College, countercultural young families in starter homes, and Somalis, Ethiopians, Oromo, and Eritreans from the Horn of Africa. The venerable Seward Co-Op grocery and the collectively run Seward Café are hardy, updated survivals of the neighborhood's hippie past, while the nonprofit Seward Redesign community development organization rethinks the urban fabric on a neighborhood scale.
VideoLine: Intercultural Opportunities
Wednesday, January 09, 2013
From our friends at Minnesota 2020, a video about how immigrants and their needs and preferences are helping Minnesota farmers develop new crops and new markets.
The Big Picture 9: Bruce Corrie on the power of "ethnic capital"
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Often, says Concordia University economist and biz-school dean Bruce Corrie, our minority and immigrant communities are seen solely through the "problem" lens. Their struggles are real, but their contributions to our prosperity and potential for growth are greater than most majority Minnesotans realize. And Corrie's got the figures to prove it.
Behind the Bicycle Boom
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Most of us in the Twin Cities are aware that we've become a great town for bicycling in recent years, but urbanist and author Jay Walljasper--an avid biker for decades--has been digging into the trend to find out the what and the why behind it. In this adaptation of an article he wrote for Bikes Belong, he fills in the story and gives us some impressive facts about the sheer scale and promise of our new two-wheel era.
Videoline: Celebrating the Midtown Greenway
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
To accompany Jay Walljasper's take on bike policy and bike culture in the Twin Cities, here's a video by Streetfilms that shows just how valuable one of the crown jewels in our bikeway system is--the Midtown Greenway, running more or less parallel to Lake Street from Chowen Avenue to the Mississippi River.
The Big Picture 7: "The Achievement Gap is an Equity Gap"
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
A conversation with Julia Freeman and Hillary Rodgers of the Organizing Apprenticeship Program. Through its Education Equity Organizing Collaborative, the OAP has entered into a pathbreaking partnership with the State of Minnesota. Its goal: close the widely publicized "achievement gap" by making sure equal treatment of all students is state policy.
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