Education & Community

Staying in the Fight

Representative John Lewis, a civil rights activist who fought alongside Dr. King called on all Americans to get in the fight and stay in the fight. In this program, influential Black leaders discuss their groundbreaking work: delivering innovative solutions all the while challenging activists and allies alike to get in and stay in the fight for racial equity. Read more about Staying in the Fight

HBCU Legacy of Leadership

From Dr. King to Kamala Harris, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) produce Black American leaders and legends who advance our society. This panel discussion will explore the origin story of HBCUs, how they are critical to the health of our communities, and how local civil rights leaders like Roy Wilkins and Marvel Cook advocated for HBCUs in the North. Read more about HBCU Legacy of Leadership

Acting on Dr. King’s Call

How does Dr. King’s message regarding “creative maladjustment” relate to generations of institutional racism faced by African Americans? Three local leaders explore how Black Minnesotans have refused to normalize injustice and inequality and are responding today with action, innovation, and persistence. Read more about Acting on Dr. King’s Call

Make Your Own Beeswax Wraps

 

Join instructor Cara Corey in her mission to save money and reduce plastic waste by learning how to make your own natural reusable food wraps with fabric and melted beeswax. Reusable beeswax wraps fold up around sandwiches and other foods in place of disposable plastic wrap. They wash clean with cold water and the antimicrobial properties of the beeswax keeps fruits and vegetables super fresh for much longer than plastic. The kit for making wraps can be purchased directly from Cara, below, but you can join the class just to watch. Read more about Make Your Own Beeswax Wraps

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