Oak Park

Oak Park Center has been a gathering place for the Northside community since 1937. With its highly visible, centrally located facility, Oak Park is uniquely positioned to support the needs and ambitions of historically underestimated and underserved adults, youth and families.

A full list of resources and services is provided below. Some of these services include:

Oak Park Center is home to some of Pillsbury United Communities’ most innovative initiatives. North News offices out of Oak Park, as does our Office of Public Charter Schools. The center is also home to Oak Park Farms, our community garden growing fresh, local, and sustainable produce.

Featured Stories

Harry Colbert, Jr. named next North News editor

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Pillsbury United Communities has named Harry Colbert, Jr. as the next editor of North News. Colbert is an award-winning journalist, has contributed as a reporter, columnist/commentator and editor for such outlets as the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s

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7 ways to stand with our communities during COVID-19

Wanting to show up for community right now, but not sure how? In addition to a financial contribution to groups that are providing emergency relief services, here are some other ways you can support our communities in these times of

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A day in the life of a community chef

For the chef at a Pillsbury United Communities community café, the work of preparing a nutritious community meal is an all-day affair. At Oak Park Center, which offers free community dinners Tuesday-Thursday, the chef’s day typically begins around 10 a.m.

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Please note: Our centers are closed until further notice as we respond to the multiple crises impacting our communities.

Food assistance is available through our food shelves and community cafés. Click here for a full list of programs and services operating at this time. Haga clic aquí para español.

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