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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

Press Release: Northside Storyville releases featured story: HWMR

Posted: 06 Mar 18

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 6, 2018 Contact: Tammy Nolen Communications Coordinator Northside Funders Group 612-351-8214 tnolen@northsidefunders.org Northside Storyville releases featured story: HWMR Barbershop turned lifestyle brand and clothier promotes black excellence MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Northside Funders Group ...

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North News: Storyville project set to relaunch

Posted: 01 Mar 18

Last year, the Northside Funders Group (NFG) began a video documentary project that positively profiles Northside leaders and organizations doing game-changing work in the North Minneapolis community. In doing so, NFG hopes to spark a narrative shift that “permeates the minds of our peer grant makers, policy makers, educators, developers, and Twin Cities residents alike, to think deeper about their own perceptions, and get to know the Northside for themselves,” said Tammy Nolen, the organizations communicators coordinator.

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Neighborhood Funders Group: The Story of the Blue Line Coalition: How Philanthropy Can Promote Equity through Community Engagement

Posted: 22 Jan 18

When NFG members Nexus Community Partners and The Jay & Rose Phillips Family Foundation of Minnesota heard that there was a light rail extension planned to connect Minneapolis and Brooklyn Park, they knew there was an opportunity to leverage their resources to support community power in the process.

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