Increase Your Cultural Competency

with featured speaker Syl Jones

Friday, November 13

7:15 – 9 a.m.

Eden Prairie’s Education Center

8040 Mitchell Road, Eden Prairie

Our community is changing and blooming with new cultures that can enrich all of our lives. Challenge your attitudes toward cultures other than your own through self-reflection and courageous conversations with people from the community. Share your commitment with your community to a quality education for all students and support the school district’s efforts toward equity in our schools and closing the achievement gap between African American and Hispanic students and their white peers.

The registration fee, which includes breakfast, is $20. Please reserve by November 3 online. St. Louis Park School District is co-sponsoring this with the school districts of Edina, Eden Prairie, Richfield, Bloomington and Minnetonka.

St. Louis Park organizations seek Board members

Two important community organizations are seeking board members. The St. Louis Park Community Foundation is looking for residents to fill three-year terms. As a volunteer organization, the foundation enhances the high quality of life enjoyed in the community by focusing on youth activities, improving and beautifying the environment and building strong livable neighborhoods. The foundation has awarded $300,000 in grants to local organizations. The foundation is in particular need of members who have organizational leadership, fundraising/development, database management, marketing, web or grant writing experience. If interested visit their website for more information.

St. Louis Park Friends of the Arts also seeks board members for three-year terms. Residents who have a strong interest in the arts are being sought, particularly those with organizational management, literary arts, local business , web design or legal experience. Visit their website for more information. The Friends of the Arts is a community group dedicated to supporting, promoting and enhancing the arts in St. Louis Park.