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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  • Pillsbury House
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  • Waite House

A Series of Immersive Cultural Events

September was a month of celebration of food and culture at the Brian Coyle Center thanks to “We Are Cedar Riverside”, an event series that invited any and all people from across the city to attend cultural immersion workshops hosted

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The Natural Hair Care Institute

Continuing its mission to co-creates enduring change toward a just society, Pillsbury United Communities began a partnership with Natural Hair Care Institute (NHCI) this summer. This organization is the first natural hair training program and trade school in the Twin

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The 2023 PUC Summer Youth Showcase

Rather than enjoying time by the lake or playing video games inside, this summer was spent by our youth interns working vigorously at various social enterprises of Pillsbury United Communities. These students spent a large part of their time working

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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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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.