2020 Civic Engagement Calendar

We need YOU to exercise your POWER this year. A better Minnesota depends on it.

2020 Census Day

Wednesday, April 1

Make sure you’re counted in the decennial census. Why? Your response matters. It helps determine how $1.5 trillion federal dollars are spent in your community—on roads, healthcare, schools, social services, and more. It also affects political representation. Undercounted=underfunded & underrepresented.  

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  • Community Voice
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  • Waite House

PUC’s Jovita Morales on the long fight to get Driver’s Licenses for All

Jovita Francisco Morales, an Indigenous Mazahua immigrant from Mexico, has organized Latine community members out of our Waite House Community Center in East Phillips for more than 15 years. “Waite House is kind of like my house. So much is

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Cinnamon Pelly Named President and CEO of Pillsbury United Communities

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, APRIL 10, 2023 — The Pillsbury United Communities Board of Directors announced today that Cinnamon Pelly has been named the President and CEO of Pillsbury United Communities. Ms. Pelly comes to the agency from Cincinnati, Ohio where she

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Adair Mosley, CEO & President, Departing Pillsbury United Communities

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, AUGUST 16, 2022—Pillsbury United Communities Board of Directors announced today that Adair Mosley will transition out of his role as President and CEO. He will leave September 30 and will step into the role of CEO of the

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Hydroponics: The latest fad in food or the future of agriculture?

“Hydroponics: The latest fad in food or the future of agriculture?,” MPR News, 6/2/22

Support Foodshare Month!

At Pillsbury United Communities, we are working to create a long-term solution to food insecurity while meeting the most urgent needs of community. In 2021, we gave away close to 2 million pounds of fresh produce and nutritious ingredients tailored

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Our impact in 2020

2020 was not normal. Two pandemics bore down on our community, bringing hardship we could hardly have imagined. One was a virus that isolated, sickened, and killed. The other was the plague of systemic racism, embodied in the horrendous murder

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Pillsbury United Launches Justice Built Communities Initiative

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (May 25, 2021) – Pillsbury United Communities (Pillsbury United), an agency with a 140-year legacy of recognizing and amplifying the assets and aspirations of the communities living in historically underinvested neighborhoods across Minneapolis, today announced the launch of

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Data science, human services elevated within Pillsbury United leadership

Pillsbury United Communities is pleased to announce several key moves in the agency’s executive leadership team, including the creation of a new executive-level position centered around data science and evaluation. Tsega Tamene has stepped into the newly established role of

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Food shelves meeting the challenge of COVID-19

As we reach the first anniversary of COVID lockdowns, it’s worth looking back at the vital response of our food shelves at Brian Coyle Center and Waite House—and the huge efforts they’ve undertaken to show up for the communities that

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Minnesota Primary Election

Tuesday, August 11

Take part in another primary election by selecting the local candidates you believe should be on the ballot in the November general election. 

General Election

Tuesday, November 3

Your vote=your voice. Use it! Choose the candidate(s) you want to represent you for the following offices: President of the United States, U.S. Senate, U.S. House, State Senate, State House, State Supreme Court, and the Intermediate Appellate Court.