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Our Community, Our Business: Episode 12: A Conversation about the Mississippi River in North Minneapolis

Our Community, Our Business

Release Date: 09/06/2018

Our Community, Our Business: Let's Talk About It Episode 1 show art Our Community, Our Business: Let's Talk About It Episode 1

Our Community, Our Business

We are back! And we have a new format we're calling, "Let's Talk About It!"We are hosting community roundtables where Hawthorne residents can talk to one another and share what they see and experience in the neighborhood.

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Our Community, Our Business: Episode 29: The Capri Theater with James Scott and Kevin West show art Our Community, Our Business: Episode 29: The Capri Theater with James Scott and Kevin West

Our Community, Our Business

In this episode Andrew sits down with James Scott, Capri Director, and Kevin West, Artistic Associate, to talk about the history of the Capri Theater, what the future looks like, how theaters are adapting the the 21st century, and the role arts have in community.

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Our Community, Our Business: Episode 28: Environmental Justice, The Walker, and Hawthorne show art Our Community, Our Business: Episode 28: Environmental Justice, The Walker, and Hawthorne

Our Community, Our Business

In this episode Andrew has a conversation with artist Jordan Weber, Director of Youth Farm, Marcus Kar, and Manager of Public Programs for The Walker, Jacqueline Stahlmann about a collaborative project focused on environmental justice to be constructed in Hawthorne.

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Our Community, Our Business: Episode 27: Mobility Hubs show art Our Community, Our Business: Episode 27: Mobility Hubs

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In this episode you'll hear a conversation recorded at the September Hawthorne Huddle about a new pilot program for Mobility Hubs.

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Our Community, Our Business: Episode 26: MPD and Community Navigators show art Our Community, Our Business: Episode 26: MPD and Community Navigators

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This episode was recorded live at the August Hawthorne Huddle. Several police officers discussed the Community Navigators program and took questions from the audience. 

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Our Community, Our Business: Episode 25:  Children's Home Society with Alexis Oberdorfer and Elvira Barnes-Wycough show art Our Community, Our Business: Episode 25: Children's Home Society with Alexis Oberdorfer and Elvira Barnes-Wycough

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In this episode Andrew interviews Alexis Oberdorfer and Elvira Barnes-Wycough about Children's Home Society and the role it serves not only for North Minneapolis, but our region as a whole.

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Our Community, Our Business: Episode 24: Alexis Penne and Will Lumpkins show art Our Community, Our Business: Episode 24: Alexis Penne and Will Lumpkins

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In this episode Andrew interviews local bicycle advocates Will Lumpkins and Alexis Penne. Will and Alexis share their opinions on the state of bicycling in Hawthorne and North Minneapolis. They also break down some of the stereotypes and poor perceptions of bicycling on the North Side.

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Our Community, Our Business: Episode 23: Officer Mike Kirchen, Bike Cops for Kids show art Our Community, Our Business: Episode 23: Officer Mike Kirchen, Bike Cops for Kids

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In this episode Andrew interviews Minnesota Officer Of The Year, Mike Kirchen. Officer Mike, as he's known in the community, is the founder of Bike Cops for Kids. Andrew and him discuss his history as an officer and why he founded Bike Cops for Kids. They also talk about building relationships between police and community members.

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Our Community, Our Business: Episode 22: Northside Urban Coalition with Clarence Jones, Sam Simmons, and LaDonna Redmond show art Our Community, Our Business: Episode 22: Northside Urban Coalition with Clarence Jones, Sam Simmons, and LaDonna Redmond

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This episode was recorded at the May 2019 Northside Urban Coalition. We hear from Clarence Jones, Sam Simmons, and LaDonna Redmond. Clarence tells us about the partnership between Hawthorne Neighborhood Council and his Hue-Man organization. Sam shares history of drug addiction and drug prevention programs. Finally, LaDonna shares stories about how addiction has affected herself and her family.

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Our Community, Our Business: Episode 21: Byron Hawkins, TKO Drumline show art Our Community, Our Business: Episode 21: Byron Hawkins, TKO Drumline

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In this episode Andrew interviews Byron Hawkins, Director of the TKO Drumline. The drum-line and drill team offers kids an incredibly fun, ongoing after school activity that is also good exercise. Besides drumming, students learn responsibility, leadership and patience.

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