March Huddle

Below you will find the agenda for the Thursday, March 2, 2017 Hawthorne Huddle. We hope you can attend.

Announcements Procedure: If you’d like to make a brief (1 minute) announcement at the Hawthorne Huddle about your organization’s upcoming event, please email by noon, Wednesday March 1.

Materials Sharing!
Monthly Huddle meetings now feature a materials-sharing table – please feel free to bring info you’d like to share – please also take back with you any materials not picked up by 9am, after people have had a chance to look over the info table. Thank you!

Please refrain from passing out informational materials during the meeting (unless you are a presenter).


Friends of the Hawthorne Huddle,

On March 2nd, we will focus on the Positive Corridors for Youth Project.  This Project is led by the Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board in partnership with Roosevelt High School, Hennepin County, the Minneapolis Health Department and Minneapolis Parks.  The Project aims to teach individuals, agencies, businesses and communities to use principles and strategies that prevent or de-escalate stressful situations and create more welcoming environments for children, young people, families and adults.  It is based on a successful model developed in Ramsey County called The Wakenheza Project.

Positive Corridors for Youth will extend to North Minneapolis in the next year.

The Hawthorne Huddle will be held from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. in the Multipurpose Room at Fairview Park, 621 29th Avenue North. A continental breakfast will be available at 7:15 a.m.

WELCOME: Ann DeGroot, Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board; Diana Hawkins, Hawthorne Neighborhood Council

INTRODUCTIONS: Please share your name and organization so others can network with you after the meeting

SAFETY REPORT: MPD 4th Precinct Lt. Baird

MAIN PROGRAM TOPIC: Positive Corridors for Youth, Ann DeGroot, Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board

HAWTHORNE NEIGHBORHOOD REPORT: Diana Hawkins, Hawthorne Neighborhood Council


Next Huddle meetings: Thursday, April 6, 2017 – Police Data about North Minneapolis with the Promise Zone

Thursday May 4, 2017 – Minneapolis Health Department Project on Teen Dating Violence

. . .and all First Thursdays in 2017.

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