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The Raising of America: Minnesota’s Early Childhood Challenges and Opportunities
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
The event is free and open to the public, but registration is requested.
Join policy makers, practitioners and early childhood education experts and advocates in a UROC Critical Conversation on how a strong start for all Minnesota children can lead to a healthier, prosperous and more equitable state. The interactive event will feature a screening of episode two of the new documentary series The Raising of America: Early Childhood and the Future of Our Nation, airing nationwide on public television stations this fall. Learn more.
Bryan Stevenson on "Race, Place and the Geography of Community Safety"
5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 7
REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS CURRENTLY FULL. WAITING LIST INFORMATION.
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
<-- Learn about UROC's recent projects and achievements in the 2014 annual report.
UROC's annual Summer Resource Fair
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 14
More than 20 organizations will showcase their 2015 summer programs and activities for youth of all ages. The event is free and open to the public.
U of M names Generation Next/UROC Faculty Fellows — Six University of Minnesota researchers have been named charged with creating teams to tackle the question: “Why is there an achievement gap in the context of Minneapolis-St. Paul and what promising practices are helping close that gap?” Learn more.
The University of Minnesota UROC building at Plymouth and Penn avenues in North Minneapolis is open Monday–Friday
from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.