June Hawthorne Huddle Invite


Below you will find the agenda for the June 3, 2021 Hawthorne Huddle. We hope you can attend!

The meeting will be conducted on Zoom.  You must register in advance for this meeting by clicking this link –


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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 ann.degroot@minneapolismn.gov by noon on Wednesday June 2.

Materials Sharing

If you have any materials you would like to share, please send them to ann.degroot@minneapolismn.gov for electronic distribution after the Huddle.  You may also put a link to materials in the chat bar.

Friends of the Hawthorne Huddle,

On June 3 we will honor the work and contribution a tireless and dedicated advocate for young people and an organization which works to make life better on the Northside.  Join us to see who they are.

We will also hear about Summer Activities for Children and Young People on the Northside.

Again, we are happy to welcome Mr. Al McFarlane from McFarlane Media to facilitate the conversation.  Later in the day, he will make it available on his Facebook page.

The Hawthorne Huddle will be held from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. on Zoom.  Please see instructions about registering above.

WELCOME: Diana Hawkins of Hawthorne Neighborhood Council & Ann DeGroot of Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board.

INTRODUCTIONS: Diana will introduce Mr. McFarlane.  Please put your name and affiliation in the chat bar so others can network with you after the meeting.

COVID UPDATE:  Luisa Pessoa-Brandão, MSl, Manager, Epidemiology, Research, & Evaluation, City of Minneapolis – Health

SAFETY REPORT: Bill Magnuson and other MPD 4th Precinct Representatives

Honoring the work and contributions of important movers and shakers – Diana Hawkins and others

MAIN PROGRAM TOPIC: Summer Activities for Children and Young People

Chip Gehring, Hennepin County Libraries

Adam Lares, Minneapolis Parks

Minneapolis Community Ed

Katie Rehani, Minneapolis YWCA

April Graves/Erin Sikkink, Office of Violence Prevention – City of Minneapolis

Sandra Camp from Hennepin County will explain the Child and Teen Check-ups Program

HAWTHORNE NEIGHBORHOOD REPORT: Diana Hawkins, Hawthorne Neighborhood Council.

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