Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Building Blocks Award for Great Block Clubs!

Nominate a block club to be honored with a police Building Blocks award

The Minneapolis Police Department is seeking nominations for its annual Building Blocks Awards, which go to the city’s most active and effective block clubs. Minneapolis has a long tradition of strong block clubs that work to prevent crime, connect neighbors, and take on issues in their neighborhoods.

Each honored block club will receive recognition at a public ceremony, Building Blocks Award signs to post on the block, a $100 gift card, and an award of appreciation for each block leader.

For more information.

Deadline: Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

Snow Emergency Information in Somali, Spanish and Hmong

If you or someone you know needs information on Snow Emergency Parking rules in Minneapolis, go to or you can also call 311 or watch city cable channels 14 and 79 when a snow emergency is declared.

Volunteer Request from North Regional Library

The Minneapolis Public Library is implementing a conversation circle program at North Regional Library to help English language learners practice conversation skills and build vocabulary. The program has been well-received, although they’ve had a hard time finding volunteers to lead circles at North Regional. We’re looking for a few people to facilitate circles on Saturdays, between 1 and 3 pm. For more information, contact:

Sarah Russ
Community Connections Facilitator
New Americans Center

612.630.6069 //
Fax 612.630.6060

Friday, January 12, 2007

Job Opening at HACC!

JOB TITLE: Housing Development Director

SALARY: $30K to $35K DOE plus benefits TYPE: Full Time DEADLINE: February 9th, 2007

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:The Hawthorne Area Community Council (HACC) is seeking an individual with strong housing finance and development experience to serve as HACC’s Housing Development Director. This position will work closely with other HACC staff to improve the quality of our residential community.

For a full description, e-mail us at