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Twin Cities Business: North Minneapolis Is Poised For New Growth

Posted: 01 Mar 17

With three current projects in the pipeline, St. Paul-based Wellington Management Inc. has emerged as the busiest private real estate developer in North Minneapolis, the most challenging corner of the metro to draw new investment.

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Star Tribune: Two grocery stores are coming to north Minneapolis in 2017

Posted: 03 Jan 17

By Emma Nelson | Star Tribune

A north Minneapolis neighborhood that hasn’t had a supermarket in a decade is expected to get one in 2017.

North Market, a project of nonprofit Pillsbury United Communities, is scheduled to set up shop this fall at 4414 Humboldt Av. N. The site is in the middle of a federally designated food desert – a low-income census tract where a significant portion of the population lives more than a mile from a supermarket.

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Minnesota Spokesman Recorder: Receiving recognition from your own

Posted: 01 Nov 16

The 9th annual Celebrating The Sistas (CTS) event gave community leadership recognition awards to 10 African American women for their contributions while living and working in Minnesota. The Twin Cities Steppers Association (TCSA) began producing CTS in 2008. Kevin Johnson is president/CEO of TCSA and the brainchild behind the CTS awards.

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Living Cities: Disruptive 25

Posted: 16 Sep 16

Tawanna Black is the Executive Director for the Northside Funders Group, and is known for inspiring and equipping cross-sector leaders to affect meaningful change in communities.

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Living Cities: Tawanna Black Named One of Nations Top 25 Disruptive Leaders Working to Close Racial Opportunity Gaps by Living Cities

Posted: 12 Sep 16

Tawanna Black is the Executive Director for the Northside Funders Group, and is known for inspiring and equipping cross-sector leaders to affect meaningful change in communities.

Continue reading full story at LivingCities.org

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