Community Partners


Organization Name  Contact Information
Academia Cesar Chavez Rudy Avina
ACES (Athletes Committed to Educating Students) Steve Palmer
Aeon Tashia Weisenburger
African American Registry  Benjamin Mchie
African Economic Development Solutions Gene Gelgelu
Alliance Francaise de Minneapolis/St Paul  Anna Scallon
American Refugee Committee Jessica Phinney
AmeriCorps Shaina Davis
Anxiety in Teens  Solome Tibebu
Ascension Place  Corein Brown
Asian Media Access  Ange Hwang
Bridging Diana Dalsin
Brotherhood, Incorporated  Mark Johnson
Campfire MN  Courtney Gillman
Camp Starfish  Deana Stephens
Casa Mea Jan Calos
Catholic Charities of Saint Paul and Minneapolis Contact
Children's Law Center of Minnesota  Lilia Panteleeva
Clare Housing  Debbie Wyman
Clean Energy Resource Team (CERTs)  Alexis Troschinetz
CLUES Caitlin Brickman
College Prep Elementary  Nao Thao
CommonBond Communities  Allyssa Woodford Hughes
Community Access for New Immigrants and American Refugees  Augustus Wrayee
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School  Andrew BoddySpargo
Division of Indian Work Enrica Rivera
Dorothy Day Marty Roers
Dress for Success Lily Ubbelohde
FAIR School  Michael Elston
FamilyWise  Taylor Wilcox
Feed My Starving Children  Contact
Food for His Children  Kerrie Holschbach
Free Arts MN  Deandra Bieneman
Friends of the Elderly/Little Brothers  Josh Windham
Friends of the Mississippi River  Sue Rich
Gethsemane Episcopal Church  Contact
Global Citizens Network  Laura Nuñez
Great River Greening  Jen Kader
Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches  Bridget Ryan
Groveland Park Elementary  Amy Krauth
Helping Paws of MN  Contact
Hidden Treasures  Sheri Murphy
Hmong College Prep Academy  
Hmong American Mutual Assistant  Contact
Hope Multipurpose, Inc.  Karen Lilley
Humanitarian Services for Children of Vietnam Roxane Svoboda 
Image Tanzania Deb Pangerl
Interact  Scotty Reynolds
Jeremiah's Hope for Kindness  Anne Gettis
KFAI Radio  Pam Hill Kroyer
Kids 'n Kinship  Ingrid Henry
La Opportunidad Eric Gruen
Laura Jeffrey Academy  Allison Stapley
Learning in Style  Contact
Mano a Mano  Dana Dallavalle
Mary's Pence  Katherine Wojtan
Mentoring Peace Through Art  Connie Fullmer
Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging  Joy Vliem
Mn Circles of Support and Accountability (MnCoSA)  Sarah King
MN Visiting Nurse Agency (MVNA)  Suzanne Chowen
Neighborhood House  Anders Ringahl-Mayland
New Millennium Academy  Mike Vang
No Time for Poverty  Sue Grundhoffer
Open Arms of MN  Contact
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts  Amy Miller
Our Saviour's Community Services  Rachel Kennedy
Out4Good  Jason Bucklin
Pambazuka Africa  Rebecca Busch
Peace House Contact
PEASE Academy  Michael Durchslag
People Serving People  Jenny Mazouz
Project Footsteps  Matthew Ayres
Project for Pride in Living  Julie Huck
Rebuilding Together Twin Cities  Tony Sjogren
Regions Hospital  Ali Hourigan
RESOURCE  Samantha Sleeman
Rural Renewable Energy Alliance (RREAL)  Jason Edens
Sarah's Oasis  Martha West
Save Our Schools Josh Thelemann
Shades of Yellow (SOY) Nick Kor
Second Harvest Heartland Jess Swanson
Sisters of St. Joseph

Sister Mary Herbert Seiter

Ann Thompson

Sustainable Resources Center  Rachelle Peleska
The Family Partnership  John Till
The Family Place  Margaret Lovejoy
The Jeremiah Program  Lucy Gerold
The Link  Contact
The Sanneh Foundation  Sarah Baptiste
Three Rivers Park District  Noreen Buhrmann
Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity  Julia Brauchle
Twin Cities Rise! Hugh Kenety
Upstream Arts  Rachel Jendrzejewski
Urban Strategies  Alecia Leonard
Urban Ventures  Philip Lindell Detweiler
VOA High School Jess Sapp 
Volunteers of American MN  Amanda Schuster
Wellstone International High School  Takawi Peters
West African Medical Missions Inc.  Gabriel Schlough
Women Venture  Ann Mays
Women's Advocates  Kate Suchomel
World Without Genocide  Ellen Kennedy
YouthCARE  Michelle Henkelman


Community Partner Spotlight

Cristo Rey Jesuit High School

The mission of the Cristo Rey Jesuit High School-Twin Cities is to provide an education in the Jesuit tradition which integrates college preparatory academic and professional work environments thereby preparing students from under-resourced families for success in college and life.

Casa Mea

Founded in 2003, Casa Mea (Romanian for "my home") opened a non-profit, philanthropic corporation dedicated to providing loving group homes for orphaned and abandoned children in developing countries from birth until adulthood. In early 2013, Casa Mea opened its second home, Mi Casita, in Guatemala.

African American Registry

African American Registry® is an unparalleled scholarship opportunity for American heritage.  Their mission is "Uniting Classrooms Through Education, Transforming Communities Through Learning."  African American Registry® offers an exceptional global connection to the wisdom of African American heritage, history and culture.