The Minneapolis Redistricting Group meets again today to discuss new Ward boundaries. You can find a good summary of the issues discussed at the last session here. They'll be meeting today at 4 PM to review the draft Ward maps – here's the link to today's agenda and info on how to watch.
If you want to submit a comment or a map, here's some information on how to do so. They'll meet again on Friday to discuss the maps a bit further.
The School Board met for nearly 5 hours last night to discuss a variety of issues we mentioned in yesterday's email, including the implementation of a testing mandate for unvaccinated student athletes.
MPS parent Melissa Whitler will be providing a breakdown of the meeting starting at 9:30 on our Twitter account, and we'll have a piece up on our website from her later today.
The Racial Justice Network hosted an event to discuss the education gaps in Minneapolis Schools. State testing results showed only 19% of Black students reading at grade level while 74% of white students do. (FOX 9)
If you missed the Cedar-Isles Master Plan meeting last night, don't worry! There's still time to get involved. You can take a virtual walking tour here to see the plans. If you have comments or thoughts, contact project manager Emma Pachuta at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Calling all residents of The Wedge: Take the Community Health Survey through the U of M School of Nursing and the HUE-Man Partnership to give the researchers and the neighborhood association data on how to build a healthier neighborhood and get a $10 gift card in the process.
STUFF TO DO
Up-Down Arcade is hosting a Super Smash Brothers tournament on Sunday.
HUGE Theater is hosting HUGE Wednesdays tonight. Go see four improv groups for $10.
Bryant Lake Bowl is showing a film and a show about punk rock tonight, one featuring the story of Angelo Moore and the other about the East LA band Nervous Gender.