Thanks to the University of Minnesota Good Neighbor Fund
, April also brought additional support to neighborhood safety with a grant to fund a revamped safety walks program with broad community collaboration!
April brought the new committee structure
to the public at CRNRP and we are looking for West Bank community members who have interests, knowledge, and feedback in the areas of neighborhood safety, developing entrepreneurial skills, and early childhood education.
: 1st Tuesday each month @ 7pm in the Safety Center
Women's Wealth Building Advisory Group
: 1st Friday of every month @ 6pm in Brian Coyle Center
Early Childhood Education Advisory Group
: 2nd Thursday each month @6pm in Brian Coyle Center
Neighborhood Equity and Issues Forum
: 3rd Tuesday each month @ 6pm in Brian Coyle Center
: 4th Thursday each month @ 6pm in Brian Coyle Center
ECE Task Force Recruitment
In addition to participants of the Early Childhood Group, we are looking for individuals to participate on our Early Childhood Education Task Force. This will be a limited group of people dedicated to making strategic decisions key to the 18 month project.
If you or someone you know is interested in more details, contact program development officer Dave Alderson at (612) 876-9357 or AldersonD@puc-mn.org.
Community Proposals for NRP Funds
CRNRP has a significant allocation of NRP funds to be proposed by the community to address Phase II priorities. Phase II priorities include: Youth and elder's services and programs, green space/community space/environmental improvements, building social and civic connections through arts and culture, supporting a vibrant business community, ensuring safe, decent, and affordable housing, and leadership development,
Through the Neighborhood Issues and Equity Forum
, NRP proposals will be reviewed to ensure a successful proposal will be sent to the City. We are recruiting volunteers to participate in our equity forum and searching for community proposals.
If you are interested in participating in any of our committees and programs please contact Ryan Justak at JustakR@puc-mn.org or call 612.876.9311.