Community Conversations
Monday, February 10, 2014 6:40 AM


February 13, 2014  
Our City, Our Schools: Data and Testing
6 - 8 pm at Sanford Middle School  (3524 42nd Ave South)

Presenters include Dr. Eric Vanden Berk, MPS Research Specialist.   Special guest Baruti Kafele, a principal from New Jersey and a prominent education speaker recognized for his work in creating a school climate and culture that transforms the attitudes of at-risk student populations will offer information about his work with at-risk students.


February 20, 2014
Facing Race: Uncovering Five Myths that Support Racism

6:00-8:30 pm at the YWCA of Minneapolis Midtown
Understanding racism is the first step in eliminating it from our communities. In this dialogue, participants look critically at cultural beliefs and myths that perpetuate racism.  $10. RSVP by February 12.  Scholarships are available, just e-mail