Jun 12 | Film screening and panel: The Last Black Man in San Francisco
Head to the Walker Cinema for a FREE screening of The Last Black Man in San Francisco, directed by Joe Talbot. A discussion about gentrification between City Council Member Jeremiah Ellison and Dr. Brittany Lewis (Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, University of Minnesota), moderated by Euan Kerr from MPR, follows the screening. Learn more.
Jun 13 | End of Session Soiree with MCH
Jun 21 | Federal Housing Forum Featuring Senator Tina Smith!
On Friday, June 21 from 2:30-4:30pm at the Al-Amaan Center (5620 Smetana Drive, Minnetonka), join Senator Tina Smith for conversation about critical federal investments in affordable housing. Register here!
Jul 15-19 | Basic Economic Development Course
Join the Economic Development Association of MN (EDAM) for intensive training in the basic concepts, methods and strategies of local economic development. The course is designed for those new to the field, as well as those seeking to deepen their knowledge and skills. Register here. Apply for a scholarship.
Oct 3-5 | 2019 Rural Arts & Culture Summit
Hosted by the Center for Small Towns, the Rural Arts and Culture Summit is a biannual, practitioner-driven gathering that celebrates and expands the field of rural arts-based community development by providing a space for learning, relationship building and celebration about the role of art and creativity in building strong, healthy and resilient rural communities. This year's Summit will take place in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. Learn more and register.
2019 | Upcoming Community Development Workshops
MHP's Housing Institute is underway! The Housing Institute convenes leaders from a city or region to tackle a community development project that addresses a pressing local need. MHP's technical assistance team provides training, guidance, and facilitates peer-to-peer learning throughout the 18-month process. Learn more here.