Waite house

A long-standing pillar of the vibrant Phillips Community in South Minneapolis, our Waite House neighborhood center nurtures the health, prosperity, and social capital of over 4,500 community members each year.

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

The Phillips neighborhood, home of the Waite House since 1958, is the birthplace of both Prince and the American Indian Movement and home to the largest urban Native American population in the U.S. Over 40 percent of the community is foreign born, a mix of immigrants from Latin America, East Africa and Nepal as well as African-Americans and Euro-Americans.

Featured Stories

Janis Lane-Ewart named next KRSM Radio station manager

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Pillsbury United Communities has named Janis Lane-Ewart as the next Station Manager of KRSM Radio. Lane-Ewart is an award-winning cultural activist who has been working to strengthen and enrich Minnesota with her commitment to the arts and

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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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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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