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Save the Date: UROC Community Day
2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 20
Mark your calendars for a special Community Day celebration honoring visionary leader Robert J. Jones. The event is free and open to the public.

Bryan Stevenson on "Race, Place and the Geography of Community Safety"
5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 7

Bryan Stevenson credit Nina Subin Author-activist Bryan Stevenson will lead a public discussion on the role geography plays in the health and safety of individuals in workplace, school and residential communities. Stevenson is the author of best selling book Just Mercy and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative.

UROC's 2014 Annual Report UROC's 2014 Annual Report
Learn about UROC's recent projects and achievements in the 2014 annual report.

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In the Gallery

Tell Me Something Good
Through March 31
Reception and Northside Pop-Up Museum: 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12,

Tell Me Something Good features collages by Keegan Xavi, handmade dolls by Donyelle Headington, folk art by Shirley Jones, paintings by Raelene Ash and a found art assembledge by Beverly Cottman. North Minneapolis resident Amoke Kubat and members of YO MAMA!: The Mothering Mother Institute provide family-friendly programming including an art making session and mini film fesitval from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 2.