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Video: Northside Storyville // Ep 4 // Rebecca Polston

Posted: 25 Apr 18

Rebecca Polston is bringing life to North Minneapolis with Roots Community Birth Center, Minnesota’s first and only African-American owned birth center. Former community organizer turned midwife, Rebecca is focused on making out-of-hospital births more accessible to ALL families.  Watch the latest video in the documentary series, Northside Storyville, capturing the creative, innovative and visionary people who live, work and play in North Minneapolis.

For more episodes visit: https://www.northsidestoryville.com

Center for Economic Inclusion | Join us May 11 for IGNITE: Economic Inclusion & Shared Prosperity

  REGISTER TODAY!   About the Event What do you imagine when you think of closing this region’s growing racial and economic disparities? Do you imagine a world where employers are able to meet their talent needs with local hires? Do you imagine visiting thriving cultural corridors, rich with ethnic diversity, businesses owned and operated […]

MINNPOST: ‘It’s a big deal’: C Line to bring bus rapid transit to popular north Minneapolis route

Posted: 19 Mar 18

By Peter Callaghan | MINNPOST

It’s an ambitious plan: Convert the Twin Cities’ most popular bus routes to a newish-to-this-region form of transit. Eleven different routes have been identified as good candidates for arterial bus rapid transit – rubber-tire vehicles and enhanced stations with some of the features that make light rail so popular with riders.

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Star Tribune: New Thor Companies home will be called ‘Regional Acceleration Center’

Posted: 08 Mar 18

By Neal St. Anthony | Star Tribune

The new headquarters in North Minneapolis that will house minority-owned Thor Companies and Meda, the nonprofit counselor and financier of minority business, will be called the “Regional Acceleration Center,” Thor Chairman Richard Copeland told associates this week.
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Video: Northside Storyville // Ep 3 // Houston White

Posted: 06 Mar 18

StoryvilleCapture5Houston White is a veteran entrepreneur, who after the economic recession, shifted from building custom homes to creating a destination space for cultural connections in North Minneapolis through HWMR – an upscale barbershop turned lifestyle brand in the heart of the Northside. Watch the latest video in the documentary series, Northside Storyville, capturing the creative, innovative and visionary people who live, work and play in North Minneapolis.

For more episodes visit: https://www.northsidestoryville.com

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