Category: News and Events


Say Their Names: Vigil and Teach-In – June 11 at Matthews Park

Boneshaker Books and Seward neighborhood residents will hold a memorial vigil honoring the people killed by police in the Twin Cities, followed by a teach-in by Dominique Diaddigo-Cash, a restorative justice practitioner on alternatives to police. We are calling the…

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Seward Business Offering Help to Damaged Properties

HomeProud Handworks is generously offering their services free of charge to any business or homeowner whose property has been damaged as a result of the events of the last week. They are particularly interested in helping anyone whose insurance won’t cover…

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Equity & Inclusion Meeting Fri. 6/5 10:30

Hello Seward friends! The ‘equity & inclusion’ committee (name tbd) formed on April 29, will be meeting this Friday June 5 @ 10:30 am in Matthews Park (north end near toddler playground). We are looking forward to coming together as…

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George Floyd Memorial Thursday, June 4

5pm Thursday, June 4Ball Fields, Matthews Park Please Wear a Mask Seward Neighborhood Group would like to take time together with our neighbors and community to honor the life and grieve the loss of George Floyd. Please join us for…

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SNG Board Letter Condemning the Murder of George Floyd

2 June 2020 It is with sadness, anger, and a mix of other emotions that the Seward Neighborhood Group writes you condemning the murder of George Floyd, the dangerous police escalation of local protests, and the complete failure of our…

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Food Shelves in Minneapolis

Announcement Below are up-to-date food shelf resources in Minneapolis. For information on how to support food shelves and meal sites, please visit the Health Department’s Food Donationspage or view the pdf for specific needs shared by food shelves.Food shelves help ensure…

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Help Seward Neighborhood Rebuild

Make a donation to support Seward neighborhood’s small businesses and community organizations! Seward neighborhood’s businesses were badly damaged by looting and arson following the murder of George Floyd. The ownership of our businesses represents the diversity of the Seward neighborhood….

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Window Lead Grant Program

Sustainable Resources Center (SRC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the cause of Healthy Homes. Their mission is to create healthy and energy efficient home environments in partnership with families and communities. SRC works with Hennepin County to administer HUD Lead Grants to…

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COVID-19 resource links from Division of Race and Equity

For information about testing: https://mn.gov/covid19/for-minnesotans/if-sick/testing-locations/index.jsp Minneapolis Covid 19 Dashboard: http://www.minneapolismn.gov/coronavirus/dashboard Student meal pick-up information during school closures due to COVID-19: https://nutritionservices.mpls.k12.mn.us/uploads/meal_pickup_sites_covid-19_3_16_20.pdf Grants and RFP’s:http://www.minneapolismn.gov/health/GrantsRFPs/index.htm Email general requests and inquires on this form: https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/a6ec5734947240a48d8782ceb5fdb908

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Second Ward May E-newsletter from Cam Gordon

News from Cam Gordon Council Member, Second Ward http://www.minneapolismn.gov/ward2 Coronavirus COVID 19 Pandemic. The Council, Mayor and City staff continue to operate under emergency conditions with modified procedures while maintaining basic city services and a fully functioning city government. The…

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