African Community Organizers Lay Foundation for Collaborations

by Nelima Leaders from about 20 organizations convened at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) to engage in a conversation on the needs of the African community in Minnesota and lay the foundation for their collaboration. The conference was facilitated by the African Federation, Inc (AFI) and the Immigrant Development Center (IDC) to … Continue reading

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TGIF! What are YOU doing this weekend?

Yay! Another weekend’s here ….. looking for something to do? We are never short of ideas and hopefully this list will have something you may be interested in. Storyteller “Auntie Beverly” will be performing Layer(s) through Saturday, the 18th at Intermedia Arts Naked Stages I Series. If you are a film lover, check out the Arab Film … Continue reading


Diversity Partnerships: Connecting Talented Professionals with Industry-Leading Companies

by Nelima Recent news reports indicate that in August Minnesota’s unemployment rate rose to its highest since 1985 and at 6.2%, it was higher than the national average. What’s more alarming is that for blacks, this rate stands at just over 11%. This does not make for a good job market or job hunting experience. … Continue reading