The government-sanctioned facilities would allow people to use heroin or other drugs under the supervision of healthcare workers. Though such programs operate in other cities around the world, none have been established in the U.S. — yet.
ALSO: VocalEssence 50th Anniversary Concert at the Ordway; “Bach and the Forbidden City” at Hamline; and more.
Key to the debate around the city’s proposed comprehensive plan is this: Who, or what areas, should absorb the brunt of growth to help Minneapolis reach its goals around housing, transportation and employment?
Companies are going above and beyond to attract and retain talent.
ALSO: Panel Discussion on “Horse Nation” at Mia; Kids’ Book Fair at the Walker; and more.
ALSO: David Murray Trio at Vieux Carré; Minnesota Opera’s “La Rondine” to open this weekend; and more.
“The healing community that exists here it is really wide and deep,” said John R. Engebreth, Hazelden Betty Ford director of clinical operations for St. Paul, Chaska and Maple Grove.
The event, hosted by ISAIAH, aimed to spotlight injustices against immigrants and people of color in Hennepin County’s criminal-justice system, while allowing candidates for county attorney, sheriff and commissioner to explain their ideas for fixing them.
Navigation centers have become a popular way for cities to address homelessness: giving people a place to sleep with few restrictions, where they can also get advice on housing, employment, addiction and other health issues.
An updated version of the proposed comprehensive plan is set to released sometime next week.
The stated goal of Village Financial on its website is to “serve the underserved Black community of North Minneapolis, who have been preyed upon and excluded from the traditional financial institutions.”
A $15 hourly minimum wage for St. Paul is almost certain to pass, based on the Council and mayor’s position. But we don’t yet know the specifics or how fast it’s going to happen.