- Hannah Kamath
Ward 9 Safety & Wellness Resource Fair Recap
On Saturday, June 11, PPNA and the other Ward 9 Neighborhoods held a Safety & Wellness Resource Fair at Powderhorn Park.
Along with our partners at the Longfellow Community Council, East Phillips Improvement Coalition, Central Area Neighborhood Development Organization, Corcoran Neighborhood Association, and Midtown Phillips, we hosted a resource fair in the park with some of the leading organizations dedicated to holistic wellness, health, or safety.
Aliveness Project | Free HIV testing, wellness services, and STI prevention
Anam Cara Therapies | Holistic healing for individuals, couples, and families
Creative Kuponya | Sliding scale therapy centering art, movement, and culture
Curiosity Studios | Kits and classes to help people play, explore and mess around.
DuNord Foundation | Barrier-free food shelf with hygiene and household products
Family Tree Clinic | Radically inclusive reproductive and sexual health services
Hennepin County Cope | Call 612-596-1223 for help during a mental health crisis
Hennepin Health | Healthcare plans and navigation
Ludy's Gym | Boxing classes and youth development
MN Disability Law Center | Free legal help for people with disabilities
MN350 | Environmental justice organizing for a just and healthy future for all
Northwestern Health Sciences University | Educational opportunities and community clinics for integrative healthcare
Pillsbury House & Theater | A center for creativity and community
Powderhorn Park Recreation Center | Free youth programming and outdoor recreation
REP Hotline | 24/7, secure community-staffed hotline for nonviolent emergencies
Seward Longfellow Restorative Justice | Neighborhood-based restorative justice process
Sister's Camelot | Free food for the community twice a week, no restrictions.
South Human Services Center (Hennepin County) | Get help navigating county programs or use their technology access center
Southside Harm Reduction Services | Safer use kits and overdose prevention resources
Walk in Counseling Center | Free, walk-in counseling and therapy
Ward 9 Office | Council Member Jason Chavez and staff
PPNA supports a holistic and well-resourced approach to community safety and wellbeing. Safety is more than just preventing crime. It’s about having a secure home and access to food, healthcare, and dignified employment. The organizations listed above work every day to create a well, healthy, and safe community for us all. Follow the links above to get connected.
See some photos from the event!