Free Weekly Resume Workshops!

First impressions count! The first impression a potential employer has of you often depends on how you present your resume.

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Congratulations to Emerging Businesswomen from the West Bank!

Please join CRNRP in congratulating women who are participating in our Immigrant Women’s Wealth and Asset Building Initiative (IWWABI) and graduated May 23, 2017 from entrepreneurship classes led by staff from African Economic Development Solutions.

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Mixed Blood Announces Girls Summertime Drama Club!

These free acting classes are for girls ages 11-13. For more information, call 612-338-0984 or email Lia: lia@mixedblood.com

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West Bank Walks Brings Community Members Together on May 13 and 17

Saturday, May 13 greeted West Bank Walks volunteers with a beautiful spring afternoon for a neighborhood cleanup. More than a dozen volunteers, both youth and adults, showed their West Bank pride by walking through Currie Park and the Cedar Riverside area to pick up trash and remove grafitti.


 

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Northern Spark festival in Cedar Riverside/West Bank, June 10!

Northern Spark waa xirfaddo hanaashe, xafaladdo qoys habaynaaya.

Nagula dabaaldegga Aadaanka Salaadda iyo afuro fudud oo aannu ku qabanayno Ceder Cultural Center horteed.

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Northern Spark festival is coming to the West Bank, June 10!

This free, family friendly art festival takes place in our neighborhood from sunrise to sunset. For more information, go to northernspark.org.

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Show your community pride--join West Bank Walks in May!

Help keep the West Bank beautiful, make new friends, and explore your neighborhood!

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Saldhiga Kowaad 1 waxaay nigu Casuumayaan Xaflada Guri Furka , Maalita: Talaadada Maay 16 Waqtiga 11am ilaa 2pm duhirnimo.

Saldhiga Kowaad 1 waxaay nigu Casuumayaan Xaflada Guri Furka ,  Maalita: Talaadada Maay 16 Waqtiga 11am ilaa 2pm duhirnimo. Dhamaan Bulshada waxaa niligu casuumay in aad ka soo qaybgashaa Xaflada Saldhiga 1aad ee Minaabolis Minasota.

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First Precinct Open House, Tuesday, May 16 from 11 a.m. to 2 pm.

All community members are invited to the First Precinct Open House, Tuesday, May 16 from 11 a.m. to 2 pm.

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Earth Day volunteers show their West Bank pride!

More than 50 West Bank community members from ages 5 to 85 celebrated Earth Day by joining with friends and neighbors to pick up trash and remove graffiti in Currie Park, Bluff Street Park, and Riverside Park. We thank these volunteers for helping to make our neighborhood attractive, healthy, and safe for all community members and visitors!

CRNRP's support for these Earth Day activities and the West Bank Walks program are funded by a grant from the University of Minnesota Good Neighbor Fund. Contact Dave at CRNRP to sign up for future cleanup efforts: davida@pillsburyunited.org or call 612-876-9357.

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Develop your skills as a nonprofit professional while serving your community! Apply to be an AmeriCorps VISTA!

For more information and to apply, contact Hani Mohamed at 612-876-9348, or HaniM@pillsburyunited.org, or visit the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits AmeriCorps VISTA website.

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Earth Day cleanups are coming to the West Bank, Saturday, April 22!

Earth Day is coming and CRNRP would love to have you join us in community cleanup efforts taking place in different parts of the West Bank on Saturday, April 22nd.  

Help Keep the West Bank beautiful, make new friends, and explore your neighborhood!

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MCTC/TRIO Open House at Opportunity Hub, Tuesday, April 18 5-7p.m.

Meet with MCTC, TRIO, Hennepin County, and the Opportunity Center team on Tuesday, April 18 from 5- 7 p.m. to learn about opportunities and resources being offered to you! Opportunity Center is located at 515 15th Ave South, Minneapolis 55454 (Across from Currie Park) 

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Bluff Street Park and Bohemian Flats Earth Day Clean Up!

Please join West Bank Parks volunteers who are coordinating cleanup activities in these lovely neighborhood parks on Earth Day, Saturday April 22 from 9:30 to noon.

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Community Movie Night at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs!

The Humphrey School is asking for help to get the word out about their upcoming community movie night at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs next Thursday, April 6 from 6-8:30 p.m.!  (Please RSVP to attend)

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Native American youth program applications are live!

Application deadline is May 12!

These youth programs are open to all Native American youth in the Twin Cities:  Cora's Kids, Garden Warriors 1, and Garden Warriors 2

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Construction and Contracting Opportunities

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is hosting a networking event for prime contractors, joint ventures and major subcontractors.

Minority and woman-owned small businesses that would like to become certified are encourage to attend. Please help spread the word by posting this flyer anywhere you can.

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MPD Division of Community & Collaborative Advancement

The Minneapolis Police Department continues to be intentional and focused on improving and increasing procedural justice, public trust and collaborative partnerships.

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Hennepin County Library is hiring!

Hennepin County Library is hiring—Please help spread the word with this flyer. Feel free to post it where you can.

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Target field hiring

Summer job hiring at Target Field. View open positions and apply at: careers.delawarenorth.com

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West Bank Parks Named Volunteers of the Year by Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board

Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board has named West Bank Parks a recipient of the 2016 Volunteer of the Year award!

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CRNRP Looking for New Board Members

CRNRP is looking for two new members to join our volunteer board of directors!

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CURA's Artist Neighborhood Partnership Initiative

The Center for Urban and Regional Affairs' (CURA) Artists Neighborhood Partnership Initiative (ANPI) provides small grants to artists of color working in neighborhoods in Minneapolis, St. Paul and the surrounding suburbs.

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MPD Issued Crime Alert for Sexual Assaults Against Somali Elders

Please read through the fliers issued by the Minneapolis Police Department (English and Somali translation posted).

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Join West Bank Parks

Neighbors of Bluff Street Park and Bohemian Flats have established a new neighborhood volunteer organization - West Bank Parks.  

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Twin Cities Holiday Food and Toy Resources 2016

Included in this full post is a list of food and toy resources available in the Twin Cities fro the holiday season. 

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CRNRP Annual Meeting

If you are a community member of the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, please join us for our Annual Meeting and board member election on December 19 from 6pm to 8pm at the Brian Coyle Center! See the attached PDF file within this full post for more details.. there is very important information on registering to vote and applying to be a board member, so please read it carefully!

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Steps For Starting a Small Business

The James J. Hill Business Resource Center in partnership with the US Small Business Administration is putting on a “Steps for Starting a Small Business” event.  The event will be on Thursday, November 17 from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM.    

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Election Day Voter Information

Get some last minute info for Election Day and remember, that the Brian Coyle Center serves as a voting location!

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State of Minnesota Career Fair

The State of Minnesota is holding a career fair on Saturday, October 29. See full post for details

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James J Hill's Centers Minority Business Panel

Everyone is invited to attend this great event, and learn about how Minority-owned Businesses impact and empower Minnesota’s economy.

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Asiya Goes Live With Kickstarter Campaign

Check out this awesome Kickstarter campaign for culturally-appropriate activewear to help enable Muslim girls and women to participate in sports and be physically active! 

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CRNRP Partners With Humphrey School for a Day of Service

Last Saturday, CRNRP hosted a group of students, alumni, and staff from the University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Affairs for a day of service and an extension of our West Bank Walks program! 

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Free Home Energy Squad Visits to Income-Qualified Minneapolis Residents

The City of Minneapolis is offering free Home Energy Squad visits to income-qualified Minneapolis households while funds last. 

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Come Check out CRNRP at Open Streets!

Cedar Riverside NRP will be set up on Cedar Avenue next to the Cedar Cultural Center for Open Streets Minneapolis. We hope to see you out there!

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Cedar Riverside Partnership Receives Full Funding For New Opportunity Center!

The Cedar Riverside Partnership has reached its fundraising goal for the new Opportunity Center, following news of a $25,000 commitment from the Pat and Tom Grossman Fund of the Minnesota Community Foundation, and a $150,000 commitment from the McKnight Foundation.  

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Rummage Sale This Friday!

There will be a community rummage sale this Friday. September 9 on 19th Avenue! Please see full post for more details. 

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West River Parkway Set to Reopen!

The West River Parkway near the West Bank is set to reopen on Thursday, September 1 after over two years of structural repair. 

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Upcoming Employer of the Day Events!

Hennepin County will be hosting several Employer of the Day events in the coming weeks, check out the details to find information on their employment opportunities! 

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Parents United Parents Forum: Back to School

Do you have a child or children heading back to school soon? Attend the Parents United Parents Forum: Back to School session to learn about research and tips to help kids in their school work! Details included in the full post. 

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First Scheduled West Bank Walk is a Success!

The first scheduled West Bank Walk was conducted last Friday, August 12 with the help of many gracious volunteers. See the full post for more details!

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Join Us This Friday for a West Bank Walk!

CRNRP is conducting a West Bank Walk this Friday, and anyone interested is welcome and encouraged to join us! See details inside this post. 

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Join Family Values for Life for their Back to School Celebration Event!

Family Values for Life will be hosting a back to school celebration and will be offering free school supplies to families in attendance! Please see the included flyer for full details. 

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CRNRP Awarded Bush Foundation Grant for Early Childhood Education

Cedar Riverside Neighborhood Revitalization Program Awarded $68,000 Community Innovation grant from Bush Foundation for Early Childhood Education

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CRNRP Meetings Canceled During Ramadan

In observance of Ramadan, CRNRP has canceled all meetings and committees.

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Spring Family Literature Day

Stop by the Brian Coyle Center on Sunday (May 29th) for Spring Family Literature Day! There will be arts, crafts, and other activities. Bring your unused books to donate!

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Join Us for Some Coffee and Sambusa

Join CRNRP for some Coffee and Sambusa at Najib's West Bank Diner!

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CRNRP Committees Flyer

Interested in volunteering? Check out our committees to see our different volunteer opportunities.

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1st Precinct Open House - May 17th

Join Inspector Mike Kjos and the MPD First Precinct Staff to the First Precinct Open House on Tuesday May 17th!

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Currie Park Redesign

Check out the updates and follow the timeline for the new Currie Park plan. 

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