NorthWay Community Trust will honor 40 community members who are working together to improve North Minneapolis at a special event on Monday, June 23. These individuals will be recognized for their commitment and participation in the Public Policy Neighborhood Leadership Training Program at Babalú Latin Caribbean Restaurant, 800 Washington Ave. No, Minneapolis. A program takes place from 5:45-8:00pm
Since June 2006, the Public Policy Neighborhood Leadership Training Program has prepared Northside community members to make their voices and views heard through direct participation in advocacy, organizing and community policy.
The curriculum, developed for NorthWay by The Public Policy Project, includes classroom training, presentations by elected officials and community leaders, and hands-on organizing experience. The next 8-month training session begins July 17, 2008
NorthWay Community Trust invests in collaborations and advocates for systemic change to reduce poverty and increase wealth in North Minneapolis. For more information, please contact Loreda Berry at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-521-4500.