Category: Health & Well-being

Community Power: Record your 3-minute testimony before July 30th 12pm! Rate Increase + Remedy

Your voice is needed. This week is the time to weigh in on three hugely important precedents about to be set in Minnesota all within the same public process.
Please take 5 minutes to add your comments before 12:00 pm on July 30th to include them in the virtual Public Hearings! You will find messaging points plus an easy way to record your (up to) 3-minute testimony there.

Survey Results: Youth Tobacco Use

Survey Results: Youth Tobacco Use

In the Early Stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, there was an overwhelming amount of research regarding COVID-19 and
health outcomes for tobacco users. Knowing there are negative health impacts intertwined with COVID-19 and tobacco
users, we were curious to see if young people changed their usage due to the pandemic.

Lyndale Avenue North Reconstruction.

Lyndale Avenue North has been identified as a High Injury Street in the City’s
Vision Zero Action Plan. This project aims to address safety concerns along
Lyndale Avenue North between Plymouth Avenue North and 21st Avenue
North, including the #1 highest crash intersection in the city – West Broadway
Avenue. This portion of Lyndale Avenue North is currently a four-lane
undivided street, a layout that has particular safety challenges. This project
will implement quick, inexpensive solutions to lower vehicle speeds, improve
pedestrian safety, and help us reach our Vision Zero goal to eliminate all
deaths and serious injuries on our streets.

12th Annual Community Empowerment Through Black Men Healing Conference

We want to invite you to the upcoming 12th Annual Community Empowerment Through Black Men Healing Conference. The theme of the conference is the “Intersections of Community Health”. The objective will be to take a deeper look at issues like racial trauma, domestic violence, healthcare, policing, and their relationship to community health. The conference will also explore strategies that will lead to community empowerment and healing. We realize that a stronger, thriving African American community improves the health of the community and the society as a whole.