April 28th 6pm, @Emerge Tech Center

April 28th, 6-8:30pm
Emerge Career and Technology Center, 1834 Emerson Ave N
Join your neighbors this spring for our 2015 NorthFirst: Health Equity social event on April 28th. This is a great opportunity to get to know other residents and neighborhood organizations and community, hear some brief presentations about topics of interest to neighborhoods and residents.
6:00-7:00pm Social hour and Info Exchange
7:00-8:00 Presentations in the theater
8:00-8:30pm Networking and information sharing


A new kind of food cooperative for the Northside
Winnie Zwick, Wirth Cooperative Grocery Store

Creating a local food system: Real Food for Real People
Lachelle Cunningham, Appetite for Change & Breaking Bread Cafe

The possibilities are endless…
Caitlin Gregg, In-the-Arena

Live North Live Well!
Anthony Taylor, The Loppet Foundation

We Are Here With Open Arms, When you are feeling low there is no better place to go!
Trena Allbritton, NorthPoint Health and Wellness Inc.

Kill Yourself! The Art of Empowerment through Self-Discovery
Angela Williams, Minneapolis Urban League

Why is yoga so darn white?
Leah Murtagh, Embrace the Wobble Yoga

Healthy Communities=Healthy People: How our communities shape our health
Bette Dougherty, Minneapolis Health Department

Green and Friendly Streets North
Alexis Pennie, North Minneapolis Advocacy Council & Northside Greenway Council

 Introduction of healthy habits for a lifetime of achievement
Matt Kjorstad, YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities

Is there a doctor in the house?
Brooke Cunningham, University of Minnesota

Now that I’ve got health insurance, what’s next?
Makeda Norris, Impetus – Let’s Get Started

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Speaker Bios
Brooke Cunningham

Brooke Cunningham

Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota

Caitlin Gregg

Caitlin Gregg


Lachelle Cunningham

Lachelle Cunningham

Executive Chef, Breaking Bread Cafe

Trena Allbritton

Trena Allbritton

Public Health Nurse, NorthPoint