Caste and Crime

Event DescriptionThe Wednesday morning single session events share the theme of “Healing our Cities: Frontline Voices.”  In this talk, Mr. Samuels will discuss how decisions based on Caste create failure and crime and why dollars are the failed substitute for the real solutions.

Event Information:Wednesday, September 29, 2021, 10:00-11:45 a.m., O'Shaughnessy Educational Center Auditorium, University of St. Thomas St. Paul Campus and simulcast online via Zoom.

Event Educator: Don Samuels is a 52 yr. immigrant from Jamaica. He is a veteran of the toy industry, where he ran R&D departments and his own design and invention studio for 3 decades. He is an ordained minister and graduate of Luther Seminary. Don served on the Minneapolis City Council for three terms and the school board for one. He is CEO of MicroGrants and creator of the Lights On! program. Don Is the founder of Healing Our City, a physical, then virtual tent-venue for prayers for the city in crisis. He and his wife Sondra live in the Jordan Neighborhood of North Minneapolis, where they raised 3 girls to adulthood. Don serves on the boards of Luther Seminary, Trust for Public Land and Center for Action and Contemplation.

Fee for the event: $15.00 per person

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