• Hannah Kamath

Resources, Events, Jobs & More: July 2022

Check out new and returning resources, jobs, community events, and more each month.


Jobs & Paid Opportunities

  • The Alliance is hiring for four positions including 3 Community Organizers, and a Office and Events Coordinator.

  • Project for Pride and Living is hiring a Supportive Housing Case Manager. Learn more and apply here.

  • Hope Community is hiring a Parks and Power Organizer. Learn more and apply here.

  • Longfellow Community Council is hiring a Community Organizer and VISTA Tenant Organizer. Learn more and apply here.

  • NENA is hiring a bilingual Community Organizer. Learn more and apply here.

  • EPIC is hiring for several positions. Learn more and apply here.

  • Harrison Neighborhood Association is hiring a Housing Organizer. Learn more and apply here.

  • The Whittier Alliance is hiring a Tenant Organizer and Communications and Admin Associate. Learn more and apply here.

  • Housing Justice Center is hiring a Director of Policy and Research. Learn more and apply here.

  • Hired has two upcoming career pathway trainings starting July 11th, Medical Call Center and Office Administration training. Training is six-weeks with hybrid location, partially in-person at the Neighborhood House Wellstone Center in St Paul and partially online via zoom. Learn more and apply here.

  • Minnesota Housing Finance Agency invites members of the community to apply to be community reviewers to help score and recommend grantees for their 2022 Capacity Building Grant program. Minnesota Housing has created this community reviewer opportunity because we are striving to create a grantmaking process that values, listens to, and acts on the input of people who have experienced housing challenges. Community Reviewers will be required to complete all the following activities to receive a one-time payment of $500 after completion of all activities. Learn more and apply here.


Resources

  • Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) announced that youth 18 years and under can receive nutritious meals and snacks free of charge at parks, libraries, other community spaces, as well as the MPS food truck and food bus. For locations and more information, use the Free Meals for Kids mobile app or visit the MPS SFSP website.

  • HomeHelpMN is offered through Minnesota Housing to help if you have fallen behind on your mortgage or other housing-related expenses due to the pandemic. Learn more and apply here.

  • Minnesota has a streamlined application for benefits such as cash, food, emergency housing, and child care assistance. Learn more and apply here.

  • Minnesotans can order two test kits per home (for a total of four tests) at Order your free at-home rapid tests. The website includes information on at-home rapid testing, a video demonstration and FAQ on how to use the iHealth COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test, and a link to place orders with the state’s fulfillment partner, Care Evolution.

  • Find free COVID-19 Vaccines and community testing sites here.

  • CURA's Neighborhood Organizing and Leadership program is looking for Black, Indigenous and People of Color to participate in a free training to support and assist them on their journey toward leadership. Learn more here.

  • Hennepin County has funding available for projects that reuse and recycle building materials instead of mechanical demolition in the wrecking, alteration, or renovation of a building. To help make these options more affordable option. Applicants must be a property owner or developer in Hennepin County. Projects must meet the reuse and disposal criteria. For more details on project eligibility and to complete an application, see building reuse grants eligibility.


Events & More

  • Seward Co-op 50th Anniversary Block Party at Open Streets is Sunday, July 10th from 11AM - 4:30PM at their Franklin Location! Enjoy a $5 Community Meal, live music, a bounce house, activities, and more. Learn more here.

  • Aïn Pilates is offering a series of outdoor Mat Pilates sessions in our Minnesota parks! Each session is $25, excluding the 2-hour Pilates + Mindfulness Workshop on July 17th, which is $40. Learn more and register here.

  • The Tiny Diner Farmers Market returns every Thursday, starting July 14 -Sept. 1, and they're starting the POP program. What's that? It's an educational program where kids receive $2 tokens so they can learn how to purchase fresh veggies, fruit, and more. They are working in partnership with the University of Minnesota Extension program.

  • Virtual Climate Change Trivia hosted by Climate Generation is July 19th at 7PM on Zoom. Test your wits on the sights, sounds, and pop culture of climate change impacts and solutions. Trivia will be hosted via Zoom. Registration of your team is required. Learn more and register here.

  • The Uhuru Solidarity Movement (USM) is an organization of white people who work under the leadership of the African/Black working class (as represented by the African People's Socialist Party) to raise reparations for black-created and led self-determination programs. They are in the midst of building their annual fundraiser and speaking tour- Days of Reparations to African People (DRep). They are seeking people to join the organizing committee. Interested? Contact them at mpls@uhurusolidarity.org

  • Learn more about serving on the Seward Co-op Board of Directors! Candidate information sessions will be held prior to board meetings on July 26. Learn more here. Register for the May Info Session here.

  • After a break in 2020 and a limited run in 2021, Open Streets Minneapolis is back with a full season of events for 2022, including Open Streets East Lake on Saturday, Aug. 13.! Learn more and find all dates here.


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