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Decommissioned Weapons to be Distributed to Artists

Decommissioned Weapons to be Distributed to Artists

Pillsbury United Communities continues to creatively address violence with Art is My Weapon initiative

MINNEAPOLIS, MN- January 25, 2017—Building off the 2016 momentum of the Guns in the Hands...

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Pillsbury United Communities named one of the recipients of the Cargill Foundation’s children's nutrition and education funding!

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 10, 2017 – Partnering with local non-profits, Wayzata-based food, agriculture and nutrition company Cargill is investing in improving the way Minneapolis kids eat, learn and learn to eat well. In addition to funding education programs, the Cargill Foundation...

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North Market featured in the Star Tribune and Nonprofit Quarterly

We’re excited to see North Market featured in the media. This new kind of grocery store at 44th and Humboldt Ave N. will put the North Minneapolis community closer to good food and good care. North Market will be built in an under-served area of North Minneapolis and will...

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FRIENDSHIP ACADEMY OF THE ARTS NAMED ONE OF THE BEST IN THE NATION

 

FRIENDSHIP ACADEMY OF THE ARTS NAMED ONE OF THE BEST IN THE NATION

 

U.S. Secretary of Education, John B. King, Jr., recently announced that Friendship Academy of the Arts (FAA) has been named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School. ...

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Girls in the Sisterhood Boutique

Sisterhood Boutique joins Open Streets Cedar-Riverside to present Fall Fashion Show

Sisterhood Boutique is joining Open Streets Cedar-Riverside to present 2nd annual Fall Fashion Show on October 1, 2016.

MINNEAPOLIS, September 23, 2016 -- After our exciting fashion show in collaboration with Augsburg College last fall, we have decided to take advantage of a new...

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Pillsbury United Communities in Partnership with the City of Minneapolis to Host a Gun Buyback:

NEWS RELEASE                                                                           ...

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Today we grieve with the family and friends of Philando Castile.

Today we grieve with the family and friends of Philando Castile. We stand with all families who have lost loved ones at the hands of local law enforcement. The palpable anxiety, frustration, anger, and agitation in our community right now is at an all-time high…and the tension and gravity of the...

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Community-Driven Charter School Turnaround; An Idea Whose Time has Come

Community-Driven Charter School Turnaround; An Idea Whose Time has Come

Minneapolis, MN – May 13, 2016 - Pillsbury United Communities and The School Leadership Project announce the publication of a case study of the LoveWorks Academy for Visual and Performing Arts (LWA...

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Media Alert: Guns in the Hands of Artists

Guns in the Hands of Artists 

Pillsbury United Communities brings national exhibit to Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, MN- APRIL 29, 2016—Pillsbury United Communities hosts the national Guns in the Hands of Artists exhibit in May and...

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Press Release: North News is Back!

North News is Back! Long-standing community newspaper, North News, relaunches to share community pride

MINNEAPOLIS, MN- MARCH 28, 2016—Pillsbury United Communities announces today the relaunch of North News! For the past 25 years residents have relied on North...

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