Andre Koen, left, and Brian Jost, right, sit in Jost’s basement studio in St. Anthony and prepare to record the eighth episode of their podcast, “Armchair Activist,” the first episode since the presidential election and the announcement that St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez is facing charges in the fatal shoot of Philando Castile.
‘Armchair Activist’ comes straight out of a St. Anthony basement
The fatal police shootings of Jamar Clark and Philando Castile have led many Minnesotans to protest, and at least two, to podcast.
NAMI Minnesota, a part of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, presented Roseville resident Anna Mae Marschall with a “Lifetime Achievement Award” at its annual conference, held in St. Paul on Nov. 5.
The City of Falcon Heights has four city commissions that serve the city council in an advisory capacity. Each commission is made up of up-to seven volunteer commissioners, a council liaison and staff liaison.
Former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak spoke at the Nov. 15 launch event for District 623’s Partners for the Future program. Rybak advised the district on the program, which seeks to get community members to volunteer in schools.
New program offers volunteer opportunities
Roseville Area Schools is looking to get more adults involved with students’ lives, through a new reading, mentoring and job-shadowing program called Partners for the Future.