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

What we need from you now

The compounding effects of intersectional oppression are prominently on display right now. We have an uncontrolled pandemic, on top of the longtime public health crisis that is institutionalized racism. Our democracy is under threat. People are unhoused in record numbers.

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“Reimagine Public Safety” teaser video released

We’ve been here before. But out of our pain rises the stories of how to heal, how to evolve, and how to build. Coming later this summer, Pillsbury United Communities will be releasing the first installment of “Reimagine Public Safety,”

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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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Please note: Our centers are closed until further notice as we respond to the multiple crises impacting our communities. Food assistance is still available through our food shelves and community cafés.

Click here for a full list of programs and services operating at this time, including free COVID-19 testing at Brian Coyle Center. (Haga clic aquí para español.)

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