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http://pages.e-democracy.org/api.php?action=feedcontributions&user=64.131.27.17&feedformat=atom E-Democracy.org - User contributions [en] 2022-11-30T13:29:05Z User contributions MediaWiki 1.26.2 http://pages.e-democracy.org/index.php?title=Cedar-Riverside&diff=7053 Cedar-Riverside 2010-12-21T04:10:10Z <p>64.131.27.17: /* Local Media */</p> <hr /> <div>''This is a collaborative community directory produced by participants in the online [http://e-democracy.org/cr Cedar Riverside Neighbors Forum] and users of the computer lab at the [http://puc-mn.org/NeighborhoodCenters/BrianCoyleCenter/tabid/150/Default.aspx Brian Coyle Community Center.]''<br /> ==Community Organizations and Services==<br /> * [http://e-democracy.org/cr Cedar Riverside Neighbors Forum] - A new online neighborhood discussion forum.<br /> <br /> * [http://africanhealthaction.org African Health Action Corporation] - Provides health education, counseling, screening and referral services.<br /> * [http://puc-mn.org/NeighborhoodCenters/BrianCoyleCenter/tabid/150/Default.aspx Brian Coyle Community Center] - [http://www.puc-mn.org Pillsbury United Communities] - Honoring the three “Rs” – respect, reform and reciprocity - to create choice, change, and connection - one person at a time. <br /> * [http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cedar-Riverside-Youth-Council/108736692482412 Cedar Riverside Youth Council] (Facebook)<br /> * [http://www.mncee.org Center for Energy and Environment] - Promotes the responsible use of natural and economic resources.<br /> * [http://www.chsfs.org/services/child-family-support/youth-support/cedar-riverside/cedar-riverside-youth-program Children's Home Society &amp; Family Services: Cedar-Riverside Youth Program] - A safe place for children – from kindergarten through 12th grade – to meet, learn and grow.<br /> * [http://www.campls.org/ Community Action of Minneapolis] - Provides programs and services for low-income residents of Minneapolis.<br /> * [http://www.esns.org/ East Side Neighborhood Services] - Provides basic needs resources and social services to individuals, families and neighborhoods primarily located in Northeast and Southeast Minneapolis. <br /> ** [http://www.ethniccommunities.org/spotlightSWIM.html Somali Women in Minneapolis (SWIM)] - Helping resettled Somali women move toward their ultimate goal—self-sufficiency.<br /> * [http://www.folcmn.org Family Opportunities for Living Collaboration] - Providing community-led programs in the areas of health, fitness and communication. <br /> * [http://www.peoples-center.org Peoples Center - Medical Clinic] - A Community Health Center dedicated to providing affordable, high quality medical care for everyone. <br /> * [http://www.livemsp.org/home University District Partnership Alliance] - Offers a variety of assistance programs to help residents purchase and maintain a home ([http://livenearyourwork.net/homebuyer-assistance.php Homebuyer Assistance Program]).<br /> * [http://www.westbankcc.org West Bank Community Coalition] - Strengthening and celebrating the neighborhood by promoting connections between its residents, businesses, institutions, and organizations. <br /> * [http://www.thewestbank.org West Bank Business Association] - Includes a calendar and directory.<br /> <br /> [http://pages.e-democracy.org/Cedar-Riverside#toparea Return to top]<br /> <br /> ==Cultural and Ethnic Organizations and Resources==<br /> ''Organizations based in the neighborhood or with special programs serving communities here.''<br /> * [http://www.aafacd.org/ African &amp; American Friendship Association for Cooperation &amp; Development] - Empowers immigrants/refugees to be fully integrated into Minnesota’s growth and development.<br /> * [http://www.africacenterpd.org/ Africa Center for Peace and Democracy] - Works to bring about peace, democracy and good governance in Central, East and Southern Africa.<br /> * [http://www.africancs.org/ African Community Services] - Assists new Americans arriving from Africa to become productive and well-adjusted citizens.<br /> * [http://www.adcminnesota.org African Development Center] - Helps African immigrants and refugees overcome barriers to financial success.<br /> * [http://africanhealthaction.org African Health Action Corporation] - Provides culturally adapted preventive health education, service and referral.<br /> * [http://www.araha.org/ American Relief Agency for the Horn of Africa] - Provides some of the poorest people in the world with the necessary resources for life and well being.<br /> * [http://www.capiusa.org/page182614.aspx CAPI] - Provides refugee resettlement and anti-poverty services.<br /> * [http://www.thecedar.org Cedar Cultural Center] - A non-profit performing arts organization that presents the best in local, national, and international music, 416 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454, 612-338-2674<br /> * [http://www.yellowbot.com/center-for-multicultural-mediation-restorative-justice-minneapolis-mn.html Center for Multicultural Mediation and Restorative Justice Program] - Provides restorative justice and mediation services to youth and families with African heritage.<br /> * [http://www.cscmn.org Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota] - Strengthens the capacity of Somalis in Minnesota to become contributing members of society while keeping their culture.<br /> * [http://eawc.insourcemedia.com East African Women's Center] - The heart of the community. 420 15th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454, 612-332-8402<br /> * [http://www.nitesoft.com/eccm/Community.htm Eritrean Community Center of Minnesota] - Committed to the social and economic development of Eritreans at home and in the Diaspora.<br /> * [http://ethiomn.org Ethiopians in Minnesota] - Promoting successful integration of Ethiopians to the wider American society while preserving our cultural heritage.<br /> * [http://olmusa.org Liberian Community of Minnesota] - Promoting successful integration of Ethiopians to the wider American society while preserving our cultural heritage.<br /> * [http://www.koreanservicemn.org Korean Service Center] - Provides needed services and resources to the Korean community.<br /> * [http://www.mawanet.org Minnesota African Women's Association] - Providing services and programming of interest to women from all African countries living in Minnesota.<br /> * [http://masmn.org Muslim American Society of Minnesota] - Presents the truth of Islam to the public.<br /> * [http://www.oaproject.org Organizing Apprenticeship Project] - Advancing racial, cultural, social and economic justice in Minnesota through organizer and leadership training, policy research and strategic convening work.<br /> * [http://oromiayouth.org/index/ Oromia Youth Association] - Promotes Oromo culture and language among Oromo youth.<br /> * [http://www.oromocommunitymn.org Oromo Community of Minnesota] - Provides integrated programs and services to assist the Oromo Community.<br /> * [http://www.oromostudies.org Oromo Studies Association] - Promoting studies relating and relevant to the Oromo people.<br /> * [http://www.somaliactionalliance.org Somali Action Alliance] - Bringing together Somali individuals and organizations who share a common interest in building and understanding public policy and expanding civic engagement among members of this immigrant community.<br /> * [http://simaorganization.blogspot.com Somali International Minorities of America] - Educating, advocating, supporting, and empowering Somali minority refugee community through the provision of resources, education, and guidance to build self sufficient lives.<br /> * [http://www.umunne.org Umunne Cultural Association] - An organization of Igbo-speaking Nigerians in Minnesota.<br /> * [http://www.womenofwise.org Women’s Initiative for Self Empowerment] - A multicultural nonprofit organization helping African, Asian and Latino immigrant/refugee women and girls from all countries, cultures, and socio-economic backgrounds achieve their full potential and increase their skills towards economic success.<br /> <br /> [http://pages.e-democracy.org/Cedar-Riverside#Top Return to top]<br /> <br /> ==Local Media==<br /> Somali American Media Association (SAMA TV) <br /> *[http://www.somaliamericanmedia.org<br /> * [http://www.tcdailyplanet.net Twin Cities Daily Planet] [http://www.tcdailyplanet.net/search/node/%22cedar%20riverside%22%20OR%20%22west%20bank%22 (Local Search)] [http://www.tcdailyplanet.net/cedar-riverside-seward (Cedar Riverside article series)]<br /> * [http://news.google.com/news/search?aq=f&amp;um=1&amp;cf=all&amp;ned=us&amp;hl=en&amp;q=%22cedar+riverside%22+OR+%22west+bank%22+AND+%22minneapolis%22 Google News - Local Search]<br /> * [http://www.mshale.com/googleSearchResults.cfm?domains=www.mshale.com&amp;client=&amp;forid=1&amp;channel=&amp;ie=ISO-8859-1&amp;oe=ISO-8859-1&amp;safe=active&amp;cof=GALT%3A%23008000%3BGL%3A1%3BDIV%3A%23336699%3BVLC%3A663399%3BAH%3Acenter%3BBGC%3AFFFFFF%3BLBGC%3A336699%3BALC%3A0000FF%3BLC%3A0000FF%3BT%3A000000%3BGFNT%3A0000FF%3BGIMP%3A0000FF%3BFORID%3A11&amp;hl=en&amp;q=%22cedar+riverside%22+OR+%22west+bank%22&amp;sa=Google+Search&amp;sitesearch=www.mshale.com Mshale - African Community News - Local Search]<br /> * [http://www.anjnews.com/ African News Journal] <br /> * [http://kfai.org KFAI Community Radio]<br /> ** [http://www.kfai.org/voicesofethiopia Voices of Ethiopia]<br /> ** [http://www.kfai.org/eritreancommunityradio Eritrean Community Radio]<br /> ** [http://www.kfai.org/oromocommunityradio Oromo Community Radio]<br /> ** [http://www.kfai.org/voiceoforomiyaa Voice of Oromiyaa]<br /> ** [http://www.kfai.org/node/61 Somali Voices]<br /> ** [http://www.kfai.org/somalicommunitylink Somali Community Link]<br /> * [http://www.kmojfm.com/ KMOJ FM]<br /> * [http://mashriqq.com Mashriq Quarterly] - An East African Perspective<br /> * [http://www.mtn.org Minneapolis Television Network] - Public Cable Access<br /> ** [http://www.mtn.org/Video/community/mnn.html Minneapolis Neighborhood News]<br /> ** [http://producers.mtn.org/somalishow/index.html The Somali Show]<br /> ** [http://www.mtn.org/Video/education/index.html Video classes]<br /> * [http://minnesota.publicradio.org Minnesota Public Radio]<br /> ** [http://minnesota.publicradio.org/features/2010/01/civil-war-kids Civil War Kids: Young Somalis in Minnesota] (2010)<br /> ** [http://minnesota.publicradio.org/standard/display/project_display.php?proj_identifier=2006/08/17/ethnicmusic Notes from home: Ethnic music in Minnesota] (2006)<br /> * [http://www.mndaily.com Minnesota Daily] - University of Minnesota Student Paper<br /> * [http://radiok.cce.umn.edu/ Radio K-UMN]<br /> * [http://somalitv.org/ Somali TV of Minnesota]<br /> * [http://www.bartamaha.com/?cat=15 Bartamaha - Minnesota Somali News]<br /> [http://www.allsomali.com Minnesota Somali e-News]<br /> <br /> ==Education - Schools, Training and Universities==<br /> * Minneapolis Public Schools<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/home.html School Choice Center]<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/uploads/prek8_guide2010-2011_final_3.pdf Family Guide] to choosing a school, Pre-Kindergarten to Middle Grades<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/Find_your_school.html Find your school choice options] based on your address/attendance area (Tip: After entering your address, use the Compare All tab to compare area schools based on testing and school demographic data)<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/Magnet_Schools4.html Magnet Schools]<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/Charter_Schools.html Charter Schools] sponsored by Minneapolis Public Schools<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/English_Language_Learner_Programs.html English Language Learner Programs], including [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/Native_Language_Literacy_-_Somali.html Native Language Literacy - Somali]<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/Programs_Services.html Browse through schools] based on program offerings, activities and start times <br /> ** Find your [http://highschoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/ High School Options] based on your address/attendance area or see [http://highschoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/HighSchool.html?pm=all All High School Programs &amp; Options]<br /> ** School Choice [http://www.mpls.k12.mn.us/Terms_You_Need_Know.html Terms You Need to Know]<br /> <br /> * Charter Schools Sponsored by:<br /> ** [http://www.mncharterschools.org/page/1/Augsburg-College.jsp Augsburg College], including [http://www.crcs-school.org/ Cedar Riverside Community School] (K-8)<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/Charter_Schools.html Minneapolis Public Schools]<br /> ** [http://puc-mn.org/CharterSchools/tabid/220/Default.aspx Pillsbury United Communities]<br /> ** [http://www.ppl-inc.org/schools Project for Pride in Living, Inc.]<br /> ** [http://72.32.194.107/Services/EducationSchools/CharterSchoolAuthorizing/OurCharterSchools/tabid/8598/Default.aspx Volunteers of America of Minnesota ]<br /> <br /> * [http://www.mncharterschools.org/page/1/directory.jsp State Directory of Charter Schools] (Tip: Click on City and scroll down to find a listing of Minneapolis charter schools.)<br /> <br /> * Religious Schools<br /> ** [http://trinityfirstschool.org Trinity First Lutheran School] (Pre-K-8)<br /> <br /> * Adult Education<br /> ** [http://cr.themlc.org Cedar Riverside Adult Education Program] - Classrooms are located in the Brian Coyle Community Center; the &quot;M&quot; Building and &quot;C&quot; Building Community Rooms; and in the Riverside Plaza Resident Resource Center.<br /> ** [http://www.c-pal.net/profiles/minnesota.html Community Partnerships for Adult Learning] (Minneapolis Adult Basic Education)<br /> ** [http://someducenter.org/ Somali Education Center] - 2205 Nicollet Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404, 612-872-8812<br /> ** [http://commed.mpls.k12.mn.us/locate.html Somali Success School] (Minneapolis Community Education), 939 Olson Memorial Highway, Minneapolis, MN 55405, 612-278-5280<br /> <br /> * Higher Education<br /> ** [http://www.augsburg.edu Augsburg College]<br /> ** [http://www.stkate.edu St. Catherine University]<br /> ** [http://www.umn.edu University of Minnesota]<br /> *** [http://www.carlsonschool.umn.edu Carlson School of Management]<br /> *** [http://www.hhh.umn.edu/index.php Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs]<br /> *** [http://www.law.umn.edu Law School]<br /> *** [http://artsquarter.umn.edu West Bank Arts Quarter]<br /> *** [http://www.westbankmusic.org West Bank School of Music]<br /> <br /> [http://pages.e-democracy.org/Cedar-Riverside#Top Return to top]<br /> <br /> == Public Libraries ==<br /> * [http://www.hclib.org/ Hennepin County Public Libraries] ([http://www.hclib.org/pub/info/GoogleMapIE.cfm Map])<br /> ** Minneapolis Central Library - 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401, 952-847-8000<br /> ** Southeast Library - 1222 4th St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414, 952-847-2725 <br /> ** East Lake Library - 2727 Lake St E, Minneapolis, MN 55406, 952-847-8425<br /> ** Franklin Library - 1314 Franklin Ave E, Minneapolis, MN 55404, 952-847-2925<br /> * [http://www.augsburg.edu/library James G Lindell Library] (Augsburg College) - 621 21st Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454, 612-330-1017<br /> * [http://www.lib.umn.edu/about/googlemaps University of Minnesota Libraries] <br /> ** Anderson Library - 222 21st Ave So, Minneapolis, MN 55455-4400, 612-625-9527<br /> ** Law Library - 229 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55455<br /> ** Meredith Wilson Library - 309 19th Ave So, Minneapolis, MN 55455<br /> <br /> ==Local Parks and Historic Sites==<br /> * [http://www.minneapolisparks.org/default.asp?PageID=4&amp;parkid=423 Currie Park] - 500 15th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> * [http://www.minneapolisparks.org/default.asp?PageID=4&amp;parkid=248 Murphy Square Park] - 801 22nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55415 <br /> * [http://www.minneapolisparks.org/default.asp?PageID=4&amp;parkid=407 Riverside Park]- 2700 8th St S, Minneapolis, MN 55406<br /> * [http://www.minneapolisparks.org/default.asp?PageID=4&amp;parkid=247 Minneapolis Riverfront District] - Covers both sides of the river from Plymouth Ave. to I-35W and encompasses the individual parks and landmarks of Boom Island, Nicollet Island, Historic Main St. and Father Hennepin Bluffs. <br /> <br /> * [http://www.millcitymuseum.org/ Mill City Museum] - 704 South 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55401, 612-341-7555<br /> * [http://www.minneapolisparks.org/default.asp?PageID=4&amp;parkid=268 Stone Arch Bridge and St. Anthony Falls] - SE Main Street, Minneapolis, MN 55414, 651-296-6126<br /> <br /> ==Religious Organizations==<br /> * Churches<br /> ** [http://www.communityofstmartin.org/ Community of St. Martin Ministries] - 2001 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454 <br /> ** [http://www.oromochurchmn.org Our Redeemer Oromo Evangelical Church in Minnesota] - 4000 28th Ave So, Minneapolis, MN 55406<br /> ** [http://www.trinity-lc.org/ Trinity Lutheran Congregation] - 2001 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.lovepowerministries.org/ Love Power Music &amp; Miracles] - 1407 S Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** Quaker Meeting Prospect Hill - 1929 South 5th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.ewestminster.org Westminster Presbyterian Church] - 1200 Marquette Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403<br /> * Mosques<br /> ** Masjid Al-Qanateen - 311 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55455<br /> ** Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Civic Center - 504 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** Masjid Daarulquba - 1415 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55415<br /> <br /> ==Government and Elected Officials==<br /> ''This directory lists the main local and state elected officials representing this neighborhood. If you would like to help build out a special citizen guide directory, [http://e-democracy.org/contact contact E-Democracy.org].<br /> <br /> [http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us City of Minneapolis]<br /> * [http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/ward2/ Cam Gordon, Minneapolis City Council] - [http://secondward.blogspot.com/ Blog]<br /> * [http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/mayor/ RT Rybak, Mayor]<br /> * [http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/ncr/ Minneapolis Neighborhood and Community Relations] - Engaging our community.<br /> * [http://www.nrp.org/R2/Neighborhoods/Orgs/CDR.html Cedar Riverside Neighborhood Revitalization Program] - Bringing residents into the priority-setting process.<br /> * [http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/police/about/1st-precinct.asp Minneapolis Police Community Crime Prevention Precinct 1] - Works with neighborhoods to reduce the fear of crime, improve community and police cooperation and improve the quality of life in Minneapolis.<br /> <br /> [http://www.co.hennepin.mn.us Hennepin County]<br /> * [http://wwwa.co.hennepin.mn.us/portal/site/HCInternet/menuitem.77d27cbcd42457649bfa04a6c8c06498/?vgnextoid=d03abe2f09b7c010VgnVCM1000000f094689RCRD Peter McLaughlin, County Commissioner]<br /> <br /> [http://www.state.mn.us State of Minnesota]<br /> * [http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/members/members.asp?district=59B Phyllis Kahn, State House]<br /> * [http://www.senate.leg.state.mn.us/members/member_bio.php?ls=85&amp;mem_id=1048 Larry Pogemiller, State Senator]<br /> <br /> [http://pages.e-democracy.org/Cedar-Riverside#Top Return to top]<br /> <br /> ==Local Businesses==<br /> * [http://www.thewestbank.org West Bank Business Association] - [http://www.thewestbank.org/downloads/WestBank.Area.Map.pdf Area Map] (PDF)<br /> <br /> * [http://www.depthoffieldyarn.com Depth of Field Yarn] - 405 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> * [http://www.sportrabbit.com/midwestmtn Midwest Mountaineering] - 309 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> * [http://www.rosspharmacy.net Ross West Bank Pharmacy] - 327 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454 612-333-6328<br /> * [http://www.starbucks.com Starbucks Coffee] - 2515 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454 612-305-0235<br /> * [http://www.uofmmedicalcenter.org University of Minnesota Medical Center/Fairview] (Riverside Campus) - 2450 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454 612-273-3000 (main switchboard)<br /> <br /> * Food &amp; Entertainment<br /> ** [http://400bar.blogspot.com 400 Bar] - 400 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://acadiacafe.com Acadia Cafe] - 329 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.theaftermidnightgroup.com/locations-venues/cabooze Cabooze] - 917 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404 <br /> ** [http://www.myspace.com/hardtimesmpls Hard Times Café] - 1821 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.mixedblood.com Mixed Blood Theatre Company] - 1501 Fourth St S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://nomadpub.com Nomad World Pub] - 501 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.pizzaluce.com Pizza Luce University/Cedar-Riverside] - 2200 Franklin Ave E, Minneapolis, MN 55404 612-332-2535<br /> ** [http://www.redseaclub.com Red Sea Restaurant &amp; Bar] - 320 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.southerntheater.org Southern Theater] - 1420 Washington Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.thecornerbar.net The Corner Bar] - 1501 S Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55455 612-339-4333<br /> ** [http://www.electricfetus.com The Electric Fetus] - 2000 4th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404 612-870-9300<br /> ** [http://www.theatreintheround.org Theatre in the Round] - 245 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.triplerocksocialclub.com Triple Rock Social Club] - 629 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454 612-333-7399<br /> <br /> * Banks and Credit Unions<br /> ** [http://www.associatedbank.com Associated Bank] - 1801 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.tcfbank.com TCF Bank] - 219 19th Ave S #140, Minneapolis, MN 55455; 444 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [https://www.wellsfargo.com Wells Fargo Bank] - 225 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55455; 2450 Riverside Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454; 731 21St Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> <br /> ==About Cedar-Riverside==<br /> <br /> The Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, aka, &quot;the West Bank,&quot; is a historical neighborhood on the West Bank of the Mississippi. Cedar-Riverside includes the 7-Corners neighborhood and the University of Minnesota and Augsburg Colleges. We are packed with numerous venues offering live performance, music and dance. The ethnic diversity of our residents translates into good food at unique restaurants that blend with traditional brew pubs and outdoor cafes. Retail establishments include Halal markets, 2 African malls ( souks), outdoor supplies and knitting essentials. We are within walking distance of the [http://www.msfc.com/ Metrodome], the [http://www.millcitymuseum.org Mill City Museum], and the new [http://www.guthrietheater.org/ Guthrie Theater]. Crowds of students, sports fans, theatergoers, diners, shoppers, and our own residents make Cedar Riverside one of the liveliest areas in the Twin Cities. <br /> <br /> <br /> '''Related Links'''<br /> * [http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/neighborhoods/cedarriverside_profile_home.asp City Profile on Cedar Riverside]<br /> * [http://www.metrotransit.org/cedar-riverside-station.aspx Cedar-Riverside Metro Transit station]<br /> * [http://www.international.umn.edu/directory/market_guide.pdf International Market Guide]<br /> [[Category:Minneapolis]]<br /> [[Category:Minneapolis Neighborhoods]]</div> 64.131.27.17 http://pages.e-democracy.org/index.php?title=Cedar-Riverside&diff=7052 Cedar-Riverside 2010-12-21T04:09:05Z <p>64.131.27.17: /* Local Media */</p> <hr /> <div>''This is a collaborative community directory produced by participants in the online [http://e-democracy.org/cr Cedar Riverside Neighbors Forum] and users of the computer lab at the [http://puc-mn.org/NeighborhoodCenters/BrianCoyleCenter/tabid/150/Default.aspx Brian Coyle Community Center.]''<br /> ==Community Organizations and Services==<br /> * [http://e-democracy.org/cr Cedar Riverside Neighbors Forum] - A new online neighborhood discussion forum.<br /> <br /> * [http://africanhealthaction.org African Health Action Corporation] - Provides health education, counseling, screening and referral services.<br /> * [http://puc-mn.org/NeighborhoodCenters/BrianCoyleCenter/tabid/150/Default.aspx Brian Coyle Community Center] - [http://www.puc-mn.org Pillsbury United Communities] - Honoring the three “Rs” – respect, reform and reciprocity - to create choice, change, and connection - one person at a time. <br /> * [http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cedar-Riverside-Youth-Council/108736692482412 Cedar Riverside Youth Council] (Facebook)<br /> * [http://www.mncee.org Center for Energy and Environment] - Promotes the responsible use of natural and economic resources.<br /> * [http://www.chsfs.org/services/child-family-support/youth-support/cedar-riverside/cedar-riverside-youth-program Children's Home Society &amp; Family Services: Cedar-Riverside Youth Program] - A safe place for children – from kindergarten through 12th grade – to meet, learn and grow.<br /> * [http://www.campls.org/ Community Action of Minneapolis] - Provides programs and services for low-income residents of Minneapolis.<br /> * [http://www.esns.org/ East Side Neighborhood Services] - Provides basic needs resources and social services to individuals, families and neighborhoods primarily located in Northeast and Southeast Minneapolis. <br /> ** [http://www.ethniccommunities.org/spotlightSWIM.html Somali Women in Minneapolis (SWIM)] - Helping resettled Somali women move toward their ultimate goal—self-sufficiency.<br /> * [http://www.folcmn.org Family Opportunities for Living Collaboration] - Providing community-led programs in the areas of health, fitness and communication. <br /> * [http://www.peoples-center.org Peoples Center - Medical Clinic] - A Community Health Center dedicated to providing affordable, high quality medical care for everyone. <br /> * [http://www.livemsp.org/home University District Partnership Alliance] - Offers a variety of assistance programs to help residents purchase and maintain a home ([http://livenearyourwork.net/homebuyer-assistance.php Homebuyer Assistance Program]).<br /> * [http://www.westbankcc.org West Bank Community Coalition] - Strengthening and celebrating the neighborhood by promoting connections between its residents, businesses, institutions, and organizations. <br /> * [http://www.thewestbank.org West Bank Business Association] - Includes a calendar and directory.<br /> <br /> [http://pages.e-democracy.org/Cedar-Riverside#toparea Return to top]<br /> <br /> ==Cultural and Ethnic Organizations and Resources==<br /> ''Organizations based in the neighborhood or with special programs serving communities here.''<br /> * [http://www.aafacd.org/ African &amp; American Friendship Association for Cooperation &amp; Development] - Empowers immigrants/refugees to be fully integrated into Minnesota’s growth and development.<br /> * [http://www.africacenterpd.org/ Africa Center for Peace and Democracy] - Works to bring about peace, democracy and good governance in Central, East and Southern Africa.<br /> * [http://www.africancs.org/ African Community Services] - Assists new Americans arriving from Africa to become productive and well-adjusted citizens.<br /> * [http://www.adcminnesota.org African Development Center] - Helps African immigrants and refugees overcome barriers to financial success.<br /> * [http://africanhealthaction.org African Health Action Corporation] - Provides culturally adapted preventive health education, service and referral.<br /> * [http://www.araha.org/ American Relief Agency for the Horn of Africa] - Provides some of the poorest people in the world with the necessary resources for life and well being.<br /> * [http://www.capiusa.org/page182614.aspx CAPI] - Provides refugee resettlement and anti-poverty services.<br /> * [http://www.thecedar.org Cedar Cultural Center] - A non-profit performing arts organization that presents the best in local, national, and international music, 416 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454, 612-338-2674<br /> * [http://www.yellowbot.com/center-for-multicultural-mediation-restorative-justice-minneapolis-mn.html Center for Multicultural Mediation and Restorative Justice Program] - Provides restorative justice and mediation services to youth and families with African heritage.<br /> * [http://www.cscmn.org Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota] - Strengthens the capacity of Somalis in Minnesota to become contributing members of society while keeping their culture.<br /> * [http://eawc.insourcemedia.com East African Women's Center] - The heart of the community. 420 15th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454, 612-332-8402<br /> * [http://www.nitesoft.com/eccm/Community.htm Eritrean Community Center of Minnesota] - Committed to the social and economic development of Eritreans at home and in the Diaspora.<br /> * [http://ethiomn.org Ethiopians in Minnesota] - Promoting successful integration of Ethiopians to the wider American society while preserving our cultural heritage.<br /> * [http://olmusa.org Liberian Community of Minnesota] - Promoting successful integration of Ethiopians to the wider American society while preserving our cultural heritage.<br /> * [http://www.koreanservicemn.org Korean Service Center] - Provides needed services and resources to the Korean community.<br /> * [http://www.mawanet.org Minnesota African Women's Association] - Providing services and programming of interest to women from all African countries living in Minnesota.<br /> * [http://masmn.org Muslim American Society of Minnesota] - Presents the truth of Islam to the public.<br /> * [http://www.oaproject.org Organizing Apprenticeship Project] - Advancing racial, cultural, social and economic justice in Minnesota through organizer and leadership training, policy research and strategic convening work.<br /> * [http://oromiayouth.org/index/ Oromia Youth Association] - Promotes Oromo culture and language among Oromo youth.<br /> * [http://www.oromocommunitymn.org Oromo Community of Minnesota] - Provides integrated programs and services to assist the Oromo Community.<br /> * [http://www.oromostudies.org Oromo Studies Association] - Promoting studies relating and relevant to the Oromo people.<br /> * [http://www.somaliactionalliance.org Somali Action Alliance] - Bringing together Somali individuals and organizations who share a common interest in building and understanding public policy and expanding civic engagement among members of this immigrant community.<br /> * [http://simaorganization.blogspot.com Somali International Minorities of America] - Educating, advocating, supporting, and empowering Somali minority refugee community through the provision of resources, education, and guidance to build self sufficient lives.<br /> * [http://www.umunne.org Umunne Cultural Association] - An organization of Igbo-speaking Nigerians in Minnesota.<br /> * [http://www.womenofwise.org Women’s Initiative for Self Empowerment] - A multicultural nonprofit organization helping African, Asian and Latino immigrant/refugee women and girls from all countries, cultures, and socio-economic backgrounds achieve their full potential and increase their skills towards economic success.<br /> <br /> [http://pages.e-democracy.org/Cedar-Riverside#Top Return to top]<br /> <br /> ==Local Media==<br /> (Somali American Media Association (SAMA TV) <br /> *[http://www.somaliamericanmedia.org<br /> * [http://www.tcdailyplanet.net Twin Cities Daily Planet] [http://www.tcdailyplanet.net/search/node/%22cedar%20riverside%22%20OR%20%22west%20bank%22 (Local Search)] [http://www.tcdailyplanet.net/cedar-riverside-seward (Cedar Riverside article series)]<br /> * [http://news.google.com/news/search?aq=f&amp;um=1&amp;cf=all&amp;ned=us&amp;hl=en&amp;q=%22cedar+riverside%22+OR+%22west+bank%22+AND+%22minneapolis%22 Google News - Local Search]<br /> * [http://www.mshale.com/googleSearchResults.cfm?domains=www.mshale.com&amp;client=&amp;forid=1&amp;channel=&amp;ie=ISO-8859-1&amp;oe=ISO-8859-1&amp;safe=active&amp;cof=GALT%3A%23008000%3BGL%3A1%3BDIV%3A%23336699%3BVLC%3A663399%3BAH%3Acenter%3BBGC%3AFFFFFF%3BLBGC%3A336699%3BALC%3A0000FF%3BLC%3A0000FF%3BT%3A000000%3BGFNT%3A0000FF%3BGIMP%3A0000FF%3BFORID%3A11&amp;hl=en&amp;q=%22cedar+riverside%22+OR+%22west+bank%22&amp;sa=Google+Search&amp;sitesearch=www.mshale.com Mshale - African Community News - Local Search]<br /> * [http://www.anjnews.com/ African News Journal] <br /> * [http://kfai.org KFAI Community Radio]<br /> ** [http://www.kfai.org/voicesofethiopia Voices of Ethiopia]<br /> ** [http://www.kfai.org/eritreancommunityradio Eritrean Community Radio]<br /> ** [http://www.kfai.org/oromocommunityradio Oromo Community Radio]<br /> ** [http://www.kfai.org/voiceoforomiyaa Voice of Oromiyaa]<br /> ** [http://www.kfai.org/node/61 Somali Voices]<br /> ** [http://www.kfai.org/somalicommunitylink Somali Community Link]<br /> * [http://www.kmojfm.com/ KMOJ FM]<br /> * [http://mashriqq.com Mashriq Quarterly] - An East African Perspective<br /> * [http://www.mtn.org Minneapolis Television Network] - Public Cable Access<br /> ** [http://www.mtn.org/Video/community/mnn.html Minneapolis Neighborhood News]<br /> ** [http://producers.mtn.org/somalishow/index.html The Somali Show]<br /> ** [http://www.mtn.org/Video/education/index.html Video classes]<br /> * [http://minnesota.publicradio.org Minnesota Public Radio]<br /> ** [http://minnesota.publicradio.org/features/2010/01/civil-war-kids Civil War Kids: Young Somalis in Minnesota] (2010)<br /> ** [http://minnesota.publicradio.org/standard/display/project_display.php?proj_identifier=2006/08/17/ethnicmusic Notes from home: Ethnic music in Minnesota] (2006)<br /> * [http://www.mndaily.com Minnesota Daily] - University of Minnesota Student Paper<br /> * [http://radiok.cce.umn.edu/ Radio K-UMN]<br /> * [http://somalitv.org/ Somali TV of Minnesota]<br /> * [http://www.bartamaha.com/?cat=15 Bartamaha - Minnesota Somali News]<br /> [http://www.allsomali.com Minnesota Somali e-News]<br /> <br /> ==Education - Schools, Training and Universities==<br /> * Minneapolis Public Schools<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/home.html School Choice Center]<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/uploads/prek8_guide2010-2011_final_3.pdf Family Guide] to choosing a school, Pre-Kindergarten to Middle Grades<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/Find_your_school.html Find your school choice options] based on your address/attendance area (Tip: After entering your address, use the Compare All tab to compare area schools based on testing and school demographic data)<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/Magnet_Schools4.html Magnet Schools]<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/Charter_Schools.html Charter Schools] sponsored by Minneapolis Public Schools<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/English_Language_Learner_Programs.html English Language Learner Programs], including [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/Native_Language_Literacy_-_Somali.html Native Language Literacy - Somali]<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/Programs_Services.html Browse through schools] based on program offerings, activities and start times <br /> ** Find your [http://highschoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/ High School Options] based on your address/attendance area or see [http://highschoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/HighSchool.html?pm=all All High School Programs &amp; Options]<br /> ** School Choice [http://www.mpls.k12.mn.us/Terms_You_Need_Know.html Terms You Need to Know]<br /> <br /> * Charter Schools Sponsored by:<br /> ** [http://www.mncharterschools.org/page/1/Augsburg-College.jsp Augsburg College], including [http://www.crcs-school.org/ Cedar Riverside Community School] (K-8)<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/Charter_Schools.html Minneapolis Public Schools]<br /> ** [http://puc-mn.org/CharterSchools/tabid/220/Default.aspx Pillsbury United Communities]<br /> ** [http://www.ppl-inc.org/schools Project for Pride in Living, Inc.]<br /> ** [http://72.32.194.107/Services/EducationSchools/CharterSchoolAuthorizing/OurCharterSchools/tabid/8598/Default.aspx Volunteers of America of Minnesota ]<br /> <br /> * [http://www.mncharterschools.org/page/1/directory.jsp State Directory of Charter Schools] (Tip: Click on City and scroll down to find a listing of Minneapolis charter schools.)<br /> <br /> * Religious Schools<br /> ** [http://trinityfirstschool.org Trinity First Lutheran School] (Pre-K-8)<br /> <br /> * Adult Education<br /> ** [http://cr.themlc.org Cedar Riverside Adult Education Program] - Classrooms are located in the Brian Coyle Community Center; the &quot;M&quot; Building and &quot;C&quot; Building Community Rooms; and in the Riverside Plaza Resident Resource Center.<br /> ** [http://www.c-pal.net/profiles/minnesota.html Community Partnerships for Adult Learning] (Minneapolis Adult Basic Education)<br /> ** [http://someducenter.org/ Somali Education Center] - 2205 Nicollet Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404, 612-872-8812<br /> ** [http://commed.mpls.k12.mn.us/locate.html Somali Success School] (Minneapolis Community Education), 939 Olson Memorial Highway, Minneapolis, MN 55405, 612-278-5280<br /> <br /> * Higher Education<br /> ** [http://www.augsburg.edu Augsburg College]<br /> ** [http://www.stkate.edu St. Catherine University]<br /> ** [http://www.umn.edu University of Minnesota]<br /> *** [http://www.carlsonschool.umn.edu Carlson School of Management]<br /> *** [http://www.hhh.umn.edu/index.php Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs]<br /> *** [http://www.law.umn.edu Law School]<br /> *** [http://artsquarter.umn.edu West Bank Arts Quarter]<br /> *** [http://www.westbankmusic.org West Bank School of Music]<br /> <br /> [http://pages.e-democracy.org/Cedar-Riverside#Top Return to top]<br /> <br /> == Public Libraries ==<br /> * [http://www.hclib.org/ Hennepin County Public Libraries] ([http://www.hclib.org/pub/info/GoogleMapIE.cfm Map])<br /> ** Minneapolis Central Library - 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401, 952-847-8000<br /> ** Southeast Library - 1222 4th St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414, 952-847-2725 <br /> ** East Lake Library - 2727 Lake St E, Minneapolis, MN 55406, 952-847-8425<br /> ** Franklin Library - 1314 Franklin Ave E, Minneapolis, MN 55404, 952-847-2925<br /> * [http://www.augsburg.edu/library James G Lindell Library] (Augsburg College) - 621 21st Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454, 612-330-1017<br /> * [http://www.lib.umn.edu/about/googlemaps University of Minnesota Libraries] <br /> ** Anderson Library - 222 21st Ave So, Minneapolis, MN 55455-4400, 612-625-9527<br /> ** Law Library - 229 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55455<br /> ** Meredith Wilson Library - 309 19th Ave So, Minneapolis, MN 55455<br /> <br /> ==Local Parks and Historic Sites==<br /> * [http://www.minneapolisparks.org/default.asp?PageID=4&amp;parkid=423 Currie Park] - 500 15th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> * [http://www.minneapolisparks.org/default.asp?PageID=4&amp;parkid=248 Murphy Square Park] - 801 22nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55415 <br /> * [http://www.minneapolisparks.org/default.asp?PageID=4&amp;parkid=407 Riverside Park]- 2700 8th St S, Minneapolis, MN 55406<br /> * [http://www.minneapolisparks.org/default.asp?PageID=4&amp;parkid=247 Minneapolis Riverfront District] - Covers both sides of the river from Plymouth Ave. to I-35W and encompasses the individual parks and landmarks of Boom Island, Nicollet Island, Historic Main St. and Father Hennepin Bluffs. <br /> <br /> * [http://www.millcitymuseum.org/ Mill City Museum] - 704 South 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55401, 612-341-7555<br /> * [http://www.minneapolisparks.org/default.asp?PageID=4&amp;parkid=268 Stone Arch Bridge and St. Anthony Falls] - SE Main Street, Minneapolis, MN 55414, 651-296-6126<br /> <br /> ==Religious Organizations==<br /> * Churches<br /> ** [http://www.communityofstmartin.org/ Community of St. Martin Ministries] - 2001 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454 <br /> ** [http://www.oromochurchmn.org Our Redeemer Oromo Evangelical Church in Minnesota] - 4000 28th Ave So, Minneapolis, MN 55406<br /> ** [http://www.trinity-lc.org/ Trinity Lutheran Congregation] - 2001 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.lovepowerministries.org/ Love Power Music &amp; Miracles] - 1407 S Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** Quaker Meeting Prospect Hill - 1929 South 5th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.ewestminster.org Westminster Presbyterian Church] - 1200 Marquette Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403<br /> * Mosques<br /> ** Masjid Al-Qanateen - 311 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55455<br /> ** Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Civic Center - 504 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** Masjid Daarulquba - 1415 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55415<br /> <br /> ==Government and Elected Officials==<br /> ''This directory lists the main local and state elected officials representing this neighborhood. If you would like to help build out a special citizen guide directory, [http://e-democracy.org/contact contact E-Democracy.org].<br /> <br /> [http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us City of Minneapolis]<br /> * [http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/ward2/ Cam Gordon, Minneapolis City Council] - [http://secondward.blogspot.com/ Blog]<br /> * [http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/mayor/ RT Rybak, Mayor]<br /> * [http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/ncr/ Minneapolis Neighborhood and Community Relations] - Engaging our community.<br /> * [http://www.nrp.org/R2/Neighborhoods/Orgs/CDR.html Cedar Riverside Neighborhood Revitalization Program] - Bringing residents into the priority-setting process.<br /> * [http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/police/about/1st-precinct.asp Minneapolis Police Community Crime Prevention Precinct 1] - Works with neighborhoods to reduce the fear of crime, improve community and police cooperation and improve the quality of life in Minneapolis.<br /> <br /> [http://www.co.hennepin.mn.us Hennepin County]<br /> * [http://wwwa.co.hennepin.mn.us/portal/site/HCInternet/menuitem.77d27cbcd42457649bfa04a6c8c06498/?vgnextoid=d03abe2f09b7c010VgnVCM1000000f094689RCRD Peter McLaughlin, County Commissioner]<br /> <br /> [http://www.state.mn.us State of Minnesota]<br /> * [http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/members/members.asp?district=59B Phyllis Kahn, State House]<br /> * [http://www.senate.leg.state.mn.us/members/member_bio.php?ls=85&amp;mem_id=1048 Larry Pogemiller, State Senator]<br /> <br /> [http://pages.e-democracy.org/Cedar-Riverside#Top Return to top]<br /> <br /> ==Local Businesses==<br /> * [http://www.thewestbank.org West Bank Business Association] - [http://www.thewestbank.org/downloads/WestBank.Area.Map.pdf Area Map] (PDF)<br /> <br /> * [http://www.depthoffieldyarn.com Depth of Field Yarn] - 405 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> * [http://www.sportrabbit.com/midwestmtn Midwest Mountaineering] - 309 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> * [http://www.rosspharmacy.net Ross West Bank Pharmacy] - 327 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454 612-333-6328<br /> * [http://www.starbucks.com Starbucks Coffee] - 2515 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454 612-305-0235<br /> * [http://www.uofmmedicalcenter.org University of Minnesota Medical Center/Fairview] (Riverside Campus) - 2450 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454 612-273-3000 (main switchboard)<br /> <br /> * Food &amp; Entertainment<br /> ** [http://400bar.blogspot.com 400 Bar] - 400 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://acadiacafe.com Acadia Cafe] - 329 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.theaftermidnightgroup.com/locations-venues/cabooze Cabooze] - 917 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404 <br /> ** [http://www.myspace.com/hardtimesmpls Hard Times Café] - 1821 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.mixedblood.com Mixed Blood Theatre Company] - 1501 Fourth St S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://nomadpub.com Nomad World Pub] - 501 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.pizzaluce.com Pizza Luce University/Cedar-Riverside] - 2200 Franklin Ave E, Minneapolis, MN 55404 612-332-2535<br /> ** [http://www.redseaclub.com Red Sea Restaurant &amp; Bar] - 320 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.southerntheater.org Southern Theater] - 1420 Washington Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.thecornerbar.net The Corner Bar] - 1501 S Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55455 612-339-4333<br /> ** [http://www.electricfetus.com The Electric Fetus] - 2000 4th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404 612-870-9300<br /> ** [http://www.theatreintheround.org Theatre in the Round] - 245 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.triplerocksocialclub.com Triple Rock Social Club] - 629 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454 612-333-7399<br /> <br /> * Banks and Credit Unions<br /> ** [http://www.associatedbank.com Associated Bank] - 1801 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.tcfbank.com TCF Bank] - 219 19th Ave S #140, Minneapolis, MN 55455; 444 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [https://www.wellsfargo.com Wells Fargo Bank] - 225 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55455; 2450 Riverside Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454; 731 21St Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> <br /> ==About Cedar-Riverside==<br /> <br /> The Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, aka, &quot;the West Bank,&quot; is a historical neighborhood on the West Bank of the Mississippi. Cedar-Riverside includes the 7-Corners neighborhood and the University of Minnesota and Augsburg Colleges. We are packed with numerous venues offering live performance, music and dance. The ethnic diversity of our residents translates into good food at unique restaurants that blend with traditional brew pubs and outdoor cafes. Retail establishments include Halal markets, 2 African malls ( souks), outdoor supplies and knitting essentials. We are within walking distance of the [http://www.msfc.com/ Metrodome], the [http://www.millcitymuseum.org Mill City Museum], and the new [http://www.guthrietheater.org/ Guthrie Theater]. Crowds of students, sports fans, theatergoers, diners, shoppers, and our own residents make Cedar Riverside one of the liveliest areas in the Twin Cities. <br /> <br /> <br /> '''Related Links'''<br /> * [http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/neighborhoods/cedarriverside_profile_home.asp City Profile on Cedar Riverside]<br /> * [http://www.metrotransit.org/cedar-riverside-station.aspx Cedar-Riverside Metro Transit station]<br /> * [http://www.international.umn.edu/directory/market_guide.pdf International Market Guide]<br /> [[Category:Minneapolis]]<br /> [[Category:Minneapolis Neighborhoods]]</div> 64.131.27.17 http://pages.e-democracy.org/index.php?title=Cedar-Riverside&diff=7051 Cedar-Riverside 2010-12-21T04:07:53Z <p>64.131.27.17: /* Local Media */</p> <hr /> <div>''This is a collaborative community directory produced by participants in the online [http://e-democracy.org/cr Cedar Riverside Neighbors Forum] and users of the computer lab at the [http://puc-mn.org/NeighborhoodCenters/BrianCoyleCenter/tabid/150/Default.aspx Brian Coyle Community Center.]''<br /> ==Community Organizations and Services==<br /> * [http://e-democracy.org/cr Cedar Riverside Neighbors Forum] - A new online neighborhood discussion forum.<br /> <br /> * [http://africanhealthaction.org African Health Action Corporation] - Provides health education, counseling, screening and referral services.<br /> * [http://puc-mn.org/NeighborhoodCenters/BrianCoyleCenter/tabid/150/Default.aspx Brian Coyle Community Center] - [http://www.puc-mn.org Pillsbury United Communities] - Honoring the three “Rs” – respect, reform and reciprocity - to create choice, change, and connection - one person at a time. <br /> * [http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cedar-Riverside-Youth-Council/108736692482412 Cedar Riverside Youth Council] (Facebook)<br /> * [http://www.mncee.org Center for Energy and Environment] - Promotes the responsible use of natural and economic resources.<br /> * [http://www.chsfs.org/services/child-family-support/youth-support/cedar-riverside/cedar-riverside-youth-program Children's Home Society &amp; Family Services: Cedar-Riverside Youth Program] - A safe place for children – from kindergarten through 12th grade – to meet, learn and grow.<br /> * [http://www.campls.org/ Community Action of Minneapolis] - Provides programs and services for low-income residents of Minneapolis.<br /> * [http://www.esns.org/ East Side Neighborhood Services] - Provides basic needs resources and social services to individuals, families and neighborhoods primarily located in Northeast and Southeast Minneapolis. <br /> ** [http://www.ethniccommunities.org/spotlightSWIM.html Somali Women in Minneapolis (SWIM)] - Helping resettled Somali women move toward their ultimate goal—self-sufficiency.<br /> * [http://www.folcmn.org Family Opportunities for Living Collaboration] - Providing community-led programs in the areas of health, fitness and communication. <br /> * [http://www.peoples-center.org Peoples Center - Medical Clinic] - A Community Health Center dedicated to providing affordable, high quality medical care for everyone. <br /> * [http://www.livemsp.org/home University District Partnership Alliance] - Offers a variety of assistance programs to help residents purchase and maintain a home ([http://livenearyourwork.net/homebuyer-assistance.php Homebuyer Assistance Program]).<br /> * [http://www.westbankcc.org West Bank Community Coalition] - Strengthening and celebrating the neighborhood by promoting connections between its residents, businesses, institutions, and organizations. <br /> * [http://www.thewestbank.org West Bank Business Association] - Includes a calendar and directory.<br /> <br /> [http://pages.e-democracy.org/Cedar-Riverside#toparea Return to top]<br /> <br /> ==Cultural and Ethnic Organizations and Resources==<br /> ''Organizations based in the neighborhood or with special programs serving communities here.''<br /> * [http://www.aafacd.org/ African &amp; American Friendship Association for Cooperation &amp; Development] - Empowers immigrants/refugees to be fully integrated into Minnesota’s growth and development.<br /> * [http://www.africacenterpd.org/ Africa Center for Peace and Democracy] - Works to bring about peace, democracy and good governance in Central, East and Southern Africa.<br /> * [http://www.africancs.org/ African Community Services] - Assists new Americans arriving from Africa to become productive and well-adjusted citizens.<br /> * [http://www.adcminnesota.org African Development Center] - Helps African immigrants and refugees overcome barriers to financial success.<br /> * [http://africanhealthaction.org African Health Action Corporation] - Provides culturally adapted preventive health education, service and referral.<br /> * [http://www.araha.org/ American Relief Agency for the Horn of Africa] - Provides some of the poorest people in the world with the necessary resources for life and well being.<br /> * [http://www.capiusa.org/page182614.aspx CAPI] - Provides refugee resettlement and anti-poverty services.<br /> * [http://www.thecedar.org Cedar Cultural Center] - A non-profit performing arts organization that presents the best in local, national, and international music, 416 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454, 612-338-2674<br /> * [http://www.yellowbot.com/center-for-multicultural-mediation-restorative-justice-minneapolis-mn.html Center for Multicultural Mediation and Restorative Justice Program] - Provides restorative justice and mediation services to youth and families with African heritage.<br /> * [http://www.cscmn.org Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota] - Strengthens the capacity of Somalis in Minnesota to become contributing members of society while keeping their culture.<br /> * [http://eawc.insourcemedia.com East African Women's Center] - The heart of the community. 420 15th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454, 612-332-8402<br /> * [http://www.nitesoft.com/eccm/Community.htm Eritrean Community Center of Minnesota] - Committed to the social and economic development of Eritreans at home and in the Diaspora.<br /> * [http://ethiomn.org Ethiopians in Minnesota] - Promoting successful integration of Ethiopians to the wider American society while preserving our cultural heritage.<br /> * [http://olmusa.org Liberian Community of Minnesota] - Promoting successful integration of Ethiopians to the wider American society while preserving our cultural heritage.<br /> * [http://www.koreanservicemn.org Korean Service Center] - Provides needed services and resources to the Korean community.<br /> * [http://www.mawanet.org Minnesota African Women's Association] - Providing services and programming of interest to women from all African countries living in Minnesota.<br /> * [http://masmn.org Muslim American Society of Minnesota] - Presents the truth of Islam to the public.<br /> * [http://www.oaproject.org Organizing Apprenticeship Project] - Advancing racial, cultural, social and economic justice in Minnesota through organizer and leadership training, policy research and strategic convening work.<br /> * [http://oromiayouth.org/index/ Oromia Youth Association] - Promotes Oromo culture and language among Oromo youth.<br /> * [http://www.oromocommunitymn.org Oromo Community of Minnesota] - Provides integrated programs and services to assist the Oromo Community.<br /> * [http://www.oromostudies.org Oromo Studies Association] - Promoting studies relating and relevant to the Oromo people.<br /> * [http://www.somaliactionalliance.org Somali Action Alliance] - Bringing together Somali individuals and organizations who share a common interest in building and understanding public policy and expanding civic engagement among members of this immigrant community.<br /> * [http://simaorganization.blogspot.com Somali International Minorities of America] - Educating, advocating, supporting, and empowering Somali minority refugee community through the provision of resources, education, and guidance to build self sufficient lives.<br /> * [http://www.umunne.org Umunne Cultural Association] - An organization of Igbo-speaking Nigerians in Minnesota.<br /> * [http://www.womenofwise.org Women’s Initiative for Self Empowerment] - A multicultural nonprofit organization helping African, Asian and Latino immigrant/refugee women and girls from all countries, cultures, and socio-economic backgrounds achieve their full potential and increase their skills towards economic success.<br /> <br /> [http://pages.e-democracy.org/Cedar-Riverside#Top Return to top]<br /> <br /> ==Local Media==<br /> (Somali American Media Association (SAMA TV) <br /> *[http://www.somaliamericanmedia.org<br /> * [http://www.tcdailyplanet.net Twin Cities Daily Planet] [http://www.tcdailyplanet.net/search/node/%22cedar%20riverside%22%20OR%20%22west%20bank%22 (Local Search)] [http://www.tcdailyplanet.net/cedar-riverside-seward (Cedar Riverside article series)]<br /> * [http://news.google.com/news/search?aq=f&amp;um=1&amp;cf=all&amp;ned=us&amp;hl=en&amp;q=%22cedar+riverside%22+OR+%22west+bank%22+AND+%22minneapolis%22 Google News - Local Search]<br /> * [http://www.mshale.com/googleSearchResults.cfm?domains=www.mshale.com&amp;client=&amp;forid=1&amp;channel=&amp;ie=ISO-8859-1&amp;oe=ISO-8859-1&amp;safe=active&amp;cof=GALT%3A%23008000%3BGL%3A1%3BDIV%3A%23336699%3BVLC%3A663399%3BAH%3Acenter%3BBGC%3AFFFFFF%3BLBGC%3A336699%3BALC%3A0000FF%3BLC%3A0000FF%3BT%3A000000%3BGFNT%3A0000FF%3BGIMP%3A0000FF%3BFORID%3A11&amp;hl=en&amp;q=%22cedar+riverside%22+OR+%22west+bank%22&amp;sa=Google+Search&amp;sitesearch=www.mshale.com Mshale - African Community News - Local Search]<br /> * [http://www.anjnews.com/ African News Journal] <br /> * [http://kfai.org KFAI Community Radio]<br /> ** [http://www.kfai.org/voicesofethiopia Voices of Ethiopia]<br /> ** [http://www.kfai.org/eritreancommunityradio Eritrean Community Radio]<br /> ** [http://www.kfai.org/oromocommunityradio Oromo Community Radio]<br /> ** [http://www.kfai.org/voiceoforomiyaa Voice of Oromiyaa]<br /> ** [http://www.kfai.org/node/61 Somali Voices]<br /> ** [http://www.kfai.org/somalicommunitylink Somali Community Link]<br /> * [http://www.kmojfm.com/ KMOJ FM]<br /> * [http://mashriqq.com Mashriq Quarterly] - An East African Perspective<br /> * [http://www.mtn.org Minneapolis Television Network] - Public Cable Access<br /> ** [http://www.mtn.org/Video/community/mnn.html Minneapolis Neighborhood News]<br /> ** [http://producers.mtn.org/somalishow/index.html The Somali Show]<br /> ** [http://www.mtn.org/Video/education/index.html Video classes]<br /> * [http://minnesota.publicradio.org Minnesota Public Radio]<br /> ** [http://minnesota.publicradio.org/features/2010/01/civil-war-kids Civil War Kids: Young Somalis in Minnesota] (2010)<br /> ** [http://minnesota.publicradio.org/standard/display/project_display.php?proj_identifier=2006/08/17/ethnicmusic Notes from home: Ethnic music in Minnesota] (2006)<br /> * [http://www.mndaily.com Minnesota Daily] - University of Minnesota Student Paper<br /> * [http://radiok.cce.umn.edu/ Radio K-UMN]<br /> * [http://somalitv.org/ Somali TV of Minnesota]<br /> * [http://www.bartamaha.com/?cat=15 Bartamaha - Minnesota Somali News]<br /> [http://www.allsomali.com- Minnesota Somali e-News]<br /> <br /> ==Education - Schools, Training and Universities==<br /> * Minneapolis Public Schools<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/home.html School Choice Center]<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/uploads/prek8_guide2010-2011_final_3.pdf Family Guide] to choosing a school, Pre-Kindergarten to Middle Grades<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/Find_your_school.html Find your school choice options] based on your address/attendance area (Tip: After entering your address, use the Compare All tab to compare area schools based on testing and school demographic data)<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/Magnet_Schools4.html Magnet Schools]<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/Charter_Schools.html Charter Schools] sponsored by Minneapolis Public Schools<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/English_Language_Learner_Programs.html English Language Learner Programs], including [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/Native_Language_Literacy_-_Somali.html Native Language Literacy - Somali]<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/Programs_Services.html Browse through schools] based on program offerings, activities and start times <br /> ** Find your [http://highschoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/ High School Options] based on your address/attendance area or see [http://highschoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/HighSchool.html?pm=all All High School Programs &amp; Options]<br /> ** School Choice [http://www.mpls.k12.mn.us/Terms_You_Need_Know.html Terms You Need to Know]<br /> <br /> * Charter Schools Sponsored by:<br /> ** [http://www.mncharterschools.org/page/1/Augsburg-College.jsp Augsburg College], including [http://www.crcs-school.org/ Cedar Riverside Community School] (K-8)<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/Charter_Schools.html Minneapolis Public Schools]<br /> ** [http://puc-mn.org/CharterSchools/tabid/220/Default.aspx Pillsbury United Communities]<br /> ** [http://www.ppl-inc.org/schools Project for Pride in Living, Inc.]<br /> ** [http://72.32.194.107/Services/EducationSchools/CharterSchoolAuthorizing/OurCharterSchools/tabid/8598/Default.aspx Volunteers of America of Minnesota ]<br /> <br /> * [http://www.mncharterschools.org/page/1/directory.jsp State Directory of Charter Schools] (Tip: Click on City and scroll down to find a listing of Minneapolis charter schools.)<br /> <br /> * Religious Schools<br /> ** [http://trinityfirstschool.org Trinity First Lutheran School] (Pre-K-8)<br /> <br /> * Adult Education<br /> ** [http://cr.themlc.org Cedar Riverside Adult Education Program] - Classrooms are located in the Brian Coyle Community Center; the &quot;M&quot; Building and &quot;C&quot; Building Community Rooms; and in the Riverside Plaza Resident Resource Center.<br /> ** [http://www.c-pal.net/profiles/minnesota.html Community Partnerships for Adult Learning] (Minneapolis Adult Basic Education)<br /> ** [http://someducenter.org/ Somali Education Center] - 2205 Nicollet Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404, 612-872-8812<br /> ** [http://commed.mpls.k12.mn.us/locate.html Somali Success School] (Minneapolis Community Education), 939 Olson Memorial Highway, Minneapolis, MN 55405, 612-278-5280<br /> <br /> * Higher Education<br /> ** [http://www.augsburg.edu Augsburg College]<br /> ** [http://www.stkate.edu St. Catherine University]<br /> ** [http://www.umn.edu University of Minnesota]<br /> *** [http://www.carlsonschool.umn.edu Carlson School of Management]<br /> *** [http://www.hhh.umn.edu/index.php Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs]<br /> *** [http://www.law.umn.edu Law School]<br /> *** [http://artsquarter.umn.edu West Bank Arts Quarter]<br /> *** [http://www.westbankmusic.org West Bank School of Music]<br /> <br /> [http://pages.e-democracy.org/Cedar-Riverside#Top Return to top]<br /> <br /> == Public Libraries ==<br /> * [http://www.hclib.org/ Hennepin County Public Libraries] ([http://www.hclib.org/pub/info/GoogleMapIE.cfm Map])<br /> ** Minneapolis Central Library - 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401, 952-847-8000<br /> ** Southeast Library - 1222 4th St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414, 952-847-2725 <br /> ** East Lake Library - 2727 Lake St E, Minneapolis, MN 55406, 952-847-8425<br /> ** Franklin Library - 1314 Franklin Ave E, Minneapolis, MN 55404, 952-847-2925<br /> * [http://www.augsburg.edu/library James G Lindell Library] (Augsburg College) - 621 21st Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454, 612-330-1017<br /> * [http://www.lib.umn.edu/about/googlemaps University of Minnesota Libraries] <br /> ** Anderson Library - 222 21st Ave So, Minneapolis, MN 55455-4400, 612-625-9527<br /> ** Law Library - 229 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55455<br /> ** Meredith Wilson Library - 309 19th Ave So, Minneapolis, MN 55455<br /> <br /> ==Local Parks and Historic Sites==<br /> * [http://www.minneapolisparks.org/default.asp?PageID=4&amp;parkid=423 Currie Park] - 500 15th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> * [http://www.minneapolisparks.org/default.asp?PageID=4&amp;parkid=248 Murphy Square Park] - 801 22nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55415 <br /> * [http://www.minneapolisparks.org/default.asp?PageID=4&amp;parkid=407 Riverside Park]- 2700 8th St S, Minneapolis, MN 55406<br /> * [http://www.minneapolisparks.org/default.asp?PageID=4&amp;parkid=247 Minneapolis Riverfront District] - Covers both sides of the river from Plymouth Ave. to I-35W and encompasses the individual parks and landmarks of Boom Island, Nicollet Island, Historic Main St. and Father Hennepin Bluffs. <br /> <br /> * [http://www.millcitymuseum.org/ Mill City Museum] - 704 South 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55401, 612-341-7555<br /> * [http://www.minneapolisparks.org/default.asp?PageID=4&amp;parkid=268 Stone Arch Bridge and St. Anthony Falls] - SE Main Street, Minneapolis, MN 55414, 651-296-6126<br /> <br /> ==Religious Organizations==<br /> * Churches<br /> ** [http://www.communityofstmartin.org/ Community of St. Martin Ministries] - 2001 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454 <br /> ** [http://www.oromochurchmn.org Our Redeemer Oromo Evangelical Church in Minnesota] - 4000 28th Ave So, Minneapolis, MN 55406<br /> ** [http://www.trinity-lc.org/ Trinity Lutheran Congregation] - 2001 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.lovepowerministries.org/ Love Power Music &amp; Miracles] - 1407 S Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** Quaker Meeting Prospect Hill - 1929 South 5th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.ewestminster.org Westminster Presbyterian Church] - 1200 Marquette Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403<br /> * Mosques<br /> ** Masjid Al-Qanateen - 311 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55455<br /> ** Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Civic Center - 504 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** Masjid Daarulquba - 1415 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55415<br /> <br /> ==Government and Elected Officials==<br /> ''This directory lists the main local and state elected officials representing this neighborhood. If you would like to help build out a special citizen guide directory, [http://e-democracy.org/contact contact E-Democracy.org].<br /> <br /> [http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us City of Minneapolis]<br /> * [http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/ward2/ Cam Gordon, Minneapolis City Council] - [http://secondward.blogspot.com/ Blog]<br /> * [http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/mayor/ RT Rybak, Mayor]<br /> * [http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/ncr/ Minneapolis Neighborhood and Community Relations] - Engaging our community.<br /> * [http://www.nrp.org/R2/Neighborhoods/Orgs/CDR.html Cedar Riverside Neighborhood Revitalization Program] - Bringing residents into the priority-setting process.<br /> * [http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/police/about/1st-precinct.asp Minneapolis Police Community Crime Prevention Precinct 1] - Works with neighborhoods to reduce the fear of crime, improve community and police cooperation and improve the quality of life in Minneapolis.<br /> <br /> [http://www.co.hennepin.mn.us Hennepin County]<br /> * [http://wwwa.co.hennepin.mn.us/portal/site/HCInternet/menuitem.77d27cbcd42457649bfa04a6c8c06498/?vgnextoid=d03abe2f09b7c010VgnVCM1000000f094689RCRD Peter McLaughlin, County Commissioner]<br /> <br /> [http://www.state.mn.us State of Minnesota]<br /> * [http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/members/members.asp?district=59B Phyllis Kahn, State House]<br /> * [http://www.senate.leg.state.mn.us/members/member_bio.php?ls=85&amp;mem_id=1048 Larry Pogemiller, State Senator]<br /> <br /> [http://pages.e-democracy.org/Cedar-Riverside#Top Return to top]<br /> <br /> ==Local Businesses==<br /> * [http://www.thewestbank.org West Bank Business Association] - [http://www.thewestbank.org/downloads/WestBank.Area.Map.pdf Area Map] (PDF)<br /> <br /> * [http://www.depthoffieldyarn.com Depth of Field Yarn] - 405 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> * [http://www.sportrabbit.com/midwestmtn Midwest Mountaineering] - 309 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> * [http://www.rosspharmacy.net Ross West Bank Pharmacy] - 327 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454 612-333-6328<br /> * [http://www.starbucks.com Starbucks Coffee] - 2515 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454 612-305-0235<br /> * [http://www.uofmmedicalcenter.org University of Minnesota Medical Center/Fairview] (Riverside Campus) - 2450 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454 612-273-3000 (main switchboard)<br /> <br /> * Food &amp; Entertainment<br /> ** [http://400bar.blogspot.com 400 Bar] - 400 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://acadiacafe.com Acadia Cafe] - 329 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.theaftermidnightgroup.com/locations-venues/cabooze Cabooze] - 917 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404 <br /> ** [http://www.myspace.com/hardtimesmpls Hard Times Café] - 1821 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.mixedblood.com Mixed Blood Theatre Company] - 1501 Fourth St S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://nomadpub.com Nomad World Pub] - 501 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.pizzaluce.com Pizza Luce University/Cedar-Riverside] - 2200 Franklin Ave E, Minneapolis, MN 55404 612-332-2535<br /> ** [http://www.redseaclub.com Red Sea Restaurant &amp; Bar] - 320 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.southerntheater.org Southern Theater] - 1420 Washington Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.thecornerbar.net The Corner Bar] - 1501 S Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55455 612-339-4333<br /> ** [http://www.electricfetus.com The Electric Fetus] - 2000 4th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404 612-870-9300<br /> ** [http://www.theatreintheround.org Theatre in the Round] - 245 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.triplerocksocialclub.com Triple Rock Social Club] - 629 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454 612-333-7399<br /> <br /> * Banks and Credit Unions<br /> ** [http://www.associatedbank.com Associated Bank] - 1801 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.tcfbank.com TCF Bank] - 219 19th Ave S #140, Minneapolis, MN 55455; 444 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [https://www.wellsfargo.com Wells Fargo Bank] - 225 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55455; 2450 Riverside Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454; 731 21St Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> <br /> ==About Cedar-Riverside==<br /> <br /> The Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, aka, &quot;the West Bank,&quot; is a historical neighborhood on the West Bank of the Mississippi. Cedar-Riverside includes the 7-Corners neighborhood and the University of Minnesota and Augsburg Colleges. We are packed with numerous venues offering live performance, music and dance. The ethnic diversity of our residents translates into good food at unique restaurants that blend with traditional brew pubs and outdoor cafes. Retail establishments include Halal markets, 2 African malls ( souks), outdoor supplies and knitting essentials. We are within walking distance of the [http://www.msfc.com/ Metrodome], the [http://www.millcitymuseum.org Mill City Museum], and the new [http://www.guthrietheater.org/ Guthrie Theater]. Crowds of students, sports fans, theatergoers, diners, shoppers, and our own residents make Cedar Riverside one of the liveliest areas in the Twin Cities. <br /> <br /> <br /> '''Related Links'''<br /> * [http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/neighborhoods/cedarriverside_profile_home.asp City Profile on Cedar Riverside]<br /> * [http://www.metrotransit.org/cedar-riverside-station.aspx Cedar-Riverside Metro Transit station]<br /> * [http://www.international.umn.edu/directory/market_guide.pdf International Market Guide]<br /> [[Category:Minneapolis]]<br /> [[Category:Minneapolis Neighborhoods]]</div> 64.131.27.17 http://pages.e-democracy.org/index.php?title=Cedar-Riverside&diff=7050 Cedar-Riverside 2010-12-21T04:05:47Z <p>64.131.27.17: /* Local Media */</p> <hr /> <div>''This is a collaborative community directory produced by participants in the online [http://e-democracy.org/cr Cedar Riverside Neighbors Forum] and users of the computer lab at the [http://puc-mn.org/NeighborhoodCenters/BrianCoyleCenter/tabid/150/Default.aspx Brian Coyle Community Center.]''<br /> ==Community Organizations and Services==<br /> * [http://e-democracy.org/cr Cedar Riverside Neighbors Forum] - A new online neighborhood discussion forum.<br /> <br /> * [http://africanhealthaction.org African Health Action Corporation] - Provides health education, counseling, screening and referral services.<br /> * [http://puc-mn.org/NeighborhoodCenters/BrianCoyleCenter/tabid/150/Default.aspx Brian Coyle Community Center] - [http://www.puc-mn.org Pillsbury United Communities] - Honoring the three “Rs” – respect, reform and reciprocity - to create choice, change, and connection - one person at a time. <br /> * [http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cedar-Riverside-Youth-Council/108736692482412 Cedar Riverside Youth Council] (Facebook)<br /> * [http://www.mncee.org Center for Energy and Environment] - Promotes the responsible use of natural and economic resources.<br /> * [http://www.chsfs.org/services/child-family-support/youth-support/cedar-riverside/cedar-riverside-youth-program Children's Home Society &amp; Family Services: Cedar-Riverside Youth Program] - A safe place for children – from kindergarten through 12th grade – to meet, learn and grow.<br /> * [http://www.campls.org/ Community Action of Minneapolis] - Provides programs and services for low-income residents of Minneapolis.<br /> * [http://www.esns.org/ East Side Neighborhood Services] - Provides basic needs resources and social services to individuals, families and neighborhoods primarily located in Northeast and Southeast Minneapolis. <br /> ** [http://www.ethniccommunities.org/spotlightSWIM.html Somali Women in Minneapolis (SWIM)] - Helping resettled Somali women move toward their ultimate goal—self-sufficiency.<br /> * [http://www.folcmn.org Family Opportunities for Living Collaboration] - Providing community-led programs in the areas of health, fitness and communication. <br /> * [http://www.peoples-center.org Peoples Center - Medical Clinic] - A Community Health Center dedicated to providing affordable, high quality medical care for everyone. <br /> * [http://www.livemsp.org/home University District Partnership Alliance] - Offers a variety of assistance programs to help residents purchase and maintain a home ([http://livenearyourwork.net/homebuyer-assistance.php Homebuyer Assistance Program]).<br /> * [http://www.westbankcc.org West Bank Community Coalition] - Strengthening and celebrating the neighborhood by promoting connections between its residents, businesses, institutions, and organizations. <br /> * [http://www.thewestbank.org West Bank Business Association] - Includes a calendar and directory.<br /> <br /> [http://pages.e-democracy.org/Cedar-Riverside#toparea Return to top]<br /> <br /> ==Cultural and Ethnic Organizations and Resources==<br /> ''Organizations based in the neighborhood or with special programs serving communities here.''<br /> * [http://www.aafacd.org/ African &amp; American Friendship Association for Cooperation &amp; Development] - Empowers immigrants/refugees to be fully integrated into Minnesota’s growth and development.<br /> * [http://www.africacenterpd.org/ Africa Center for Peace and Democracy] - Works to bring about peace, democracy and good governance in Central, East and Southern Africa.<br /> * [http://www.africancs.org/ African Community Services] - Assists new Americans arriving from Africa to become productive and well-adjusted citizens.<br /> * [http://www.adcminnesota.org African Development Center] - Helps African immigrants and refugees overcome barriers to financial success.<br /> * [http://africanhealthaction.org African Health Action Corporation] - Provides culturally adapted preventive health education, service and referral.<br /> * [http://www.araha.org/ American Relief Agency for the Horn of Africa] - Provides some of the poorest people in the world with the necessary resources for life and well being.<br /> * [http://www.capiusa.org/page182614.aspx CAPI] - Provides refugee resettlement and anti-poverty services.<br /> * [http://www.thecedar.org Cedar Cultural Center] - A non-profit performing arts organization that presents the best in local, national, and international music, 416 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454, 612-338-2674<br /> * [http://www.yellowbot.com/center-for-multicultural-mediation-restorative-justice-minneapolis-mn.html Center for Multicultural Mediation and Restorative Justice Program] - Provides restorative justice and mediation services to youth and families with African heritage.<br /> * [http://www.cscmn.org Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota] - Strengthens the capacity of Somalis in Minnesota to become contributing members of society while keeping their culture.<br /> * [http://eawc.insourcemedia.com East African Women's Center] - The heart of the community. 420 15th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454, 612-332-8402<br /> * [http://www.nitesoft.com/eccm/Community.htm Eritrean Community Center of Minnesota] - Committed to the social and economic development of Eritreans at home and in the Diaspora.<br /> * [http://ethiomn.org Ethiopians in Minnesota] - Promoting successful integration of Ethiopians to the wider American society while preserving our cultural heritage.<br /> * [http://olmusa.org Liberian Community of Minnesota] - Promoting successful integration of Ethiopians to the wider American society while preserving our cultural heritage.<br /> * [http://www.koreanservicemn.org Korean Service Center] - Provides needed services and resources to the Korean community.<br /> * [http://www.mawanet.org Minnesota African Women's Association] - Providing services and programming of interest to women from all African countries living in Minnesota.<br /> * [http://masmn.org Muslim American Society of Minnesota] - Presents the truth of Islam to the public.<br /> * [http://www.oaproject.org Organizing Apprenticeship Project] - Advancing racial, cultural, social and economic justice in Minnesota through organizer and leadership training, policy research and strategic convening work.<br /> * [http://oromiayouth.org/index/ Oromia Youth Association] - Promotes Oromo culture and language among Oromo youth.<br /> * [http://www.oromocommunitymn.org Oromo Community of Minnesota] - Provides integrated programs and services to assist the Oromo Community.<br /> * [http://www.oromostudies.org Oromo Studies Association] - Promoting studies relating and relevant to the Oromo people.<br /> * [http://www.somaliactionalliance.org Somali Action Alliance] - Bringing together Somali individuals and organizations who share a common interest in building and understanding public policy and expanding civic engagement among members of this immigrant community.<br /> * [http://simaorganization.blogspot.com Somali International Minorities of America] - Educating, advocating, supporting, and empowering Somali minority refugee community through the provision of resources, education, and guidance to build self sufficient lives.<br /> * [http://www.umunne.org Umunne Cultural Association] - An organization of Igbo-speaking Nigerians in Minnesota.<br /> * [http://www.womenofwise.org Women’s Initiative for Self Empowerment] - A multicultural nonprofit organization helping African, Asian and Latino immigrant/refugee women and girls from all countries, cultures, and socio-economic backgrounds achieve their full potential and increase their skills towards economic success.<br /> <br /> [http://pages.e-democracy.org/Cedar-Riverside#Top Return to top]<br /> <br /> ==Local Media==<br /> (Somali American Media Association (SAMA TV) <br /> *[http://www.somaliamericanmedia.org<br /> * [http://www.tcdailyplanet.net Twin Cities Daily Planet] [http://www.tcdailyplanet.net/search/node/%22cedar%20riverside%22%20OR%20%22west%20bank%22 (Local Search)] [http://www.tcdailyplanet.net/cedar-riverside-seward (Cedar Riverside article series)]<br /> * [http://news.google.com/news/search?aq=f&amp;um=1&amp;cf=all&amp;ned=us&amp;hl=en&amp;q=%22cedar+riverside%22+OR+%22west+bank%22+AND+%22minneapolis%22 Google News - Local Search]<br /> * [http://www.mshale.com/googleSearchResults.cfm?domains=www.mshale.com&amp;client=&amp;forid=1&amp;channel=&amp;ie=ISO-8859-1&amp;oe=ISO-8859-1&amp;safe=active&amp;cof=GALT%3A%23008000%3BGL%3A1%3BDIV%3A%23336699%3BVLC%3A663399%3BAH%3Acenter%3BBGC%3AFFFFFF%3BLBGC%3A336699%3BALC%3A0000FF%3BLC%3A0000FF%3BT%3A000000%3BGFNT%3A0000FF%3BGIMP%3A0000FF%3BFORID%3A11&amp;hl=en&amp;q=%22cedar+riverside%22+OR+%22west+bank%22&amp;sa=Google+Search&amp;sitesearch=www.mshale.com Mshale - African Community News - Local Search]<br /> * [http://www.anjnews.com/ African News Journal] <br /> * [http://kfai.org KFAI Community Radio]<br /> ** [http://www.kfai.org/voicesofethiopia Voices of Ethiopia]<br /> ** [http://www.kfai.org/eritreancommunityradio Eritrean Community Radio]<br /> ** [http://www.kfai.org/oromocommunityradio Oromo Community Radio]<br /> ** [http://www.kfai.org/voiceoforomiyaa Voice of Oromiyaa]<br /> ** [http://www.kfai.org/node/61 Somali Voices]<br /> ** [http://www.kfai.org/somalicommunitylink Somali Community Link]<br /> * [http://www.kmojfm.com/ KMOJ FM]<br /> * [http://mashriqq.com Mashriq Quarterly] - An East African Perspective<br /> * [http://www.mtn.org Minneapolis Television Network] - Public Cable Access<br /> ** [http://www.mtn.org/Video/community/mnn.html Minneapolis Neighborhood News]<br /> ** [http://producers.mtn.org/somalishow/index.html The Somali Show]<br /> ** [http://www.mtn.org/Video/education/index.html Video classes]<br /> * [http://minnesota.publicradio.org Minnesota Public Radio]<br /> ** [http://minnesota.publicradio.org/features/2010/01/civil-war-kids Civil War Kids: Young Somalis in Minnesota] (2010)<br /> ** [http://minnesota.publicradio.org/standard/display/project_display.php?proj_identifier=2006/08/17/ethnicmusic Notes from home: Ethnic music in Minnesota] (2006)<br /> * [http://www.mndaily.com Minnesota Daily] - University of Minnesota Student Paper<br /> * [http://radiok.cce.umn.edu/ Radio K-UMN]<br /> * [http://somalitv.org/ Somali TV of Minnesota]<br /> * [http://www.bartamaha.com/?cat=15 Bartamaha - Minnesota Somali News]<br /> <br /> ==Education - Schools, Training and Universities==<br /> * Minneapolis Public Schools<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/home.html School Choice Center]<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/uploads/prek8_guide2010-2011_final_3.pdf Family Guide] to choosing a school, Pre-Kindergarten to Middle Grades<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/Find_your_school.html Find your school choice options] based on your address/attendance area (Tip: After entering your address, use the Compare All tab to compare area schools based on testing and school demographic data)<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/Magnet_Schools4.html Magnet Schools]<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/Charter_Schools.html Charter Schools] sponsored by Minneapolis Public Schools<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/English_Language_Learner_Programs.html English Language Learner Programs], including [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/Native_Language_Literacy_-_Somali.html Native Language Literacy - Somali]<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/Programs_Services.html Browse through schools] based on program offerings, activities and start times <br /> ** Find your [http://highschoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/ High School Options] based on your address/attendance area or see [http://highschoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/HighSchool.html?pm=all All High School Programs &amp; Options]<br /> ** School Choice [http://www.mpls.k12.mn.us/Terms_You_Need_Know.html Terms You Need to Know]<br /> <br /> * Charter Schools Sponsored by:<br /> ** [http://www.mncharterschools.org/page/1/Augsburg-College.jsp Augsburg College], including [http://www.crcs-school.org/ Cedar Riverside Community School] (K-8)<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/Charter_Schools.html Minneapolis Public Schools]<br /> ** [http://puc-mn.org/CharterSchools/tabid/220/Default.aspx Pillsbury United Communities]<br /> ** [http://www.ppl-inc.org/schools Project for Pride in Living, Inc.]<br /> ** [http://72.32.194.107/Services/EducationSchools/CharterSchoolAuthorizing/OurCharterSchools/tabid/8598/Default.aspx Volunteers of America of Minnesota ]<br /> <br /> * [http://www.mncharterschools.org/page/1/directory.jsp State Directory of Charter Schools] (Tip: Click on City and scroll down to find a listing of Minneapolis charter schools.)<br /> <br /> * Religious Schools<br /> ** [http://trinityfirstschool.org Trinity First Lutheran School] (Pre-K-8)<br /> <br /> * Adult Education<br /> ** [http://cr.themlc.org Cedar Riverside Adult Education Program] - Classrooms are located in the Brian Coyle Community Center; the &quot;M&quot; Building and &quot;C&quot; Building Community Rooms; and in the Riverside Plaza Resident Resource Center.<br /> ** [http://www.c-pal.net/profiles/minnesota.html Community Partnerships for Adult Learning] (Minneapolis Adult Basic Education)<br /> ** [http://someducenter.org/ Somali Education Center] - 2205 Nicollet Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404, 612-872-8812<br /> ** [http://commed.mpls.k12.mn.us/locate.html Somali Success School] (Minneapolis Community Education), 939 Olson Memorial Highway, Minneapolis, MN 55405, 612-278-5280<br /> <br /> * Higher Education<br /> ** [http://www.augsburg.edu Augsburg College]<br /> ** [http://www.stkate.edu St. Catherine University]<br /> ** [http://www.umn.edu University of Minnesota]<br /> *** [http://www.carlsonschool.umn.edu Carlson School of Management]<br /> *** [http://www.hhh.umn.edu/index.php Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs]<br /> *** [http://www.law.umn.edu Law School]<br /> *** [http://artsquarter.umn.edu West Bank Arts Quarter]<br /> *** [http://www.westbankmusic.org West Bank School of Music]<br /> <br /> [http://pages.e-democracy.org/Cedar-Riverside#Top Return to top]<br /> <br /> == Public Libraries ==<br /> * [http://www.hclib.org/ Hennepin County Public Libraries] ([http://www.hclib.org/pub/info/GoogleMapIE.cfm Map])<br /> ** Minneapolis Central Library - 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401, 952-847-8000<br /> ** Southeast Library - 1222 4th St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414, 952-847-2725 <br /> ** East Lake Library - 2727 Lake St E, Minneapolis, MN 55406, 952-847-8425<br /> ** Franklin Library - 1314 Franklin Ave E, Minneapolis, MN 55404, 952-847-2925<br /> * [http://www.augsburg.edu/library James G Lindell Library] (Augsburg College) - 621 21st Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454, 612-330-1017<br /> * [http://www.lib.umn.edu/about/googlemaps University of Minnesota Libraries] <br /> ** Anderson Library - 222 21st Ave So, Minneapolis, MN 55455-4400, 612-625-9527<br /> ** Law Library - 229 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55455<br /> ** Meredith Wilson Library - 309 19th Ave So, Minneapolis, MN 55455<br /> <br /> ==Local Parks and Historic Sites==<br /> * [http://www.minneapolisparks.org/default.asp?PageID=4&amp;parkid=423 Currie Park] - 500 15th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> * [http://www.minneapolisparks.org/default.asp?PageID=4&amp;parkid=248 Murphy Square Park] - 801 22nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55415 <br /> * [http://www.minneapolisparks.org/default.asp?PageID=4&amp;parkid=407 Riverside Park]- 2700 8th St S, Minneapolis, MN 55406<br /> * [http://www.minneapolisparks.org/default.asp?PageID=4&amp;parkid=247 Minneapolis Riverfront District] - Covers both sides of the river from Plymouth Ave. to I-35W and encompasses the individual parks and landmarks of Boom Island, Nicollet Island, Historic Main St. and Father Hennepin Bluffs. <br /> <br /> * [http://www.millcitymuseum.org/ Mill City Museum] - 704 South 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55401, 612-341-7555<br /> * [http://www.minneapolisparks.org/default.asp?PageID=4&amp;parkid=268 Stone Arch Bridge and St. Anthony Falls] - SE Main Street, Minneapolis, MN 55414, 651-296-6126<br /> <br /> ==Religious Organizations==<br /> * Churches<br /> ** [http://www.communityofstmartin.org/ Community of St. Martin Ministries] - 2001 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454 <br /> ** [http://www.oromochurchmn.org Our Redeemer Oromo Evangelical Church in Minnesota] - 4000 28th Ave So, Minneapolis, MN 55406<br /> ** [http://www.trinity-lc.org/ Trinity Lutheran Congregation] - 2001 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.lovepowerministries.org/ Love Power Music &amp; Miracles] - 1407 S Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** Quaker Meeting Prospect Hill - 1929 South 5th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.ewestminster.org Westminster Presbyterian Church] - 1200 Marquette Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403<br /> * Mosques<br /> ** Masjid Al-Qanateen - 311 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55455<br /> ** Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Civic Center - 504 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** Masjid Daarulquba - 1415 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55415<br /> <br /> ==Government and Elected Officials==<br /> ''This directory lists the main local and state elected officials representing this neighborhood. If you would like to help build out a special citizen guide directory, [http://e-democracy.org/contact contact E-Democracy.org].<br /> <br /> [http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us City of Minneapolis]<br /> * [http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/ward2/ Cam Gordon, Minneapolis City Council] - [http://secondward.blogspot.com/ Blog]<br /> * [http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/mayor/ RT Rybak, Mayor]<br /> * [http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/ncr/ Minneapolis Neighborhood and Community Relations] - Engaging our community.<br /> * [http://www.nrp.org/R2/Neighborhoods/Orgs/CDR.html Cedar Riverside Neighborhood Revitalization Program] - Bringing residents into the priority-setting process.<br /> * [http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/police/about/1st-precinct.asp Minneapolis Police Community Crime Prevention Precinct 1] - Works with neighborhoods to reduce the fear of crime, improve community and police cooperation and improve the quality of life in Minneapolis.<br /> <br /> [http://www.co.hennepin.mn.us Hennepin County]<br /> * [http://wwwa.co.hennepin.mn.us/portal/site/HCInternet/menuitem.77d27cbcd42457649bfa04a6c8c06498/?vgnextoid=d03abe2f09b7c010VgnVCM1000000f094689RCRD Peter McLaughlin, County Commissioner]<br /> <br /> [http://www.state.mn.us State of Minnesota]<br /> * [http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/members/members.asp?district=59B Phyllis Kahn, State House]<br /> * [http://www.senate.leg.state.mn.us/members/member_bio.php?ls=85&amp;mem_id=1048 Larry Pogemiller, State Senator]<br /> <br /> [http://pages.e-democracy.org/Cedar-Riverside#Top Return to top]<br /> <br /> ==Local Businesses==<br /> * [http://www.thewestbank.org West Bank Business Association] - [http://www.thewestbank.org/downloads/WestBank.Area.Map.pdf Area Map] (PDF)<br /> <br /> * [http://www.depthoffieldyarn.com Depth of Field Yarn] - 405 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> * [http://www.sportrabbit.com/midwestmtn Midwest Mountaineering] - 309 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> * [http://www.rosspharmacy.net Ross West Bank Pharmacy] - 327 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454 612-333-6328<br /> * [http://www.starbucks.com Starbucks Coffee] - 2515 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454 612-305-0235<br /> * [http://www.uofmmedicalcenter.org University of Minnesota Medical Center/Fairview] (Riverside Campus) - 2450 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454 612-273-3000 (main switchboard)<br /> <br /> * Food &amp; Entertainment<br /> ** [http://400bar.blogspot.com 400 Bar] - 400 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://acadiacafe.com Acadia Cafe] - 329 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.theaftermidnightgroup.com/locations-venues/cabooze Cabooze] - 917 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404 <br /> ** [http://www.myspace.com/hardtimesmpls Hard Times Café] - 1821 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.mixedblood.com Mixed Blood Theatre Company] - 1501 Fourth St S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://nomadpub.com Nomad World Pub] - 501 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.pizzaluce.com Pizza Luce University/Cedar-Riverside] - 2200 Franklin Ave E, Minneapolis, MN 55404 612-332-2535<br /> ** [http://www.redseaclub.com Red Sea Restaurant &amp; Bar] - 320 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.southerntheater.org Southern Theater] - 1420 Washington Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.thecornerbar.net The Corner Bar] - 1501 S Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55455 612-339-4333<br /> ** [http://www.electricfetus.com The Electric Fetus] - 2000 4th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404 612-870-9300<br /> ** [http://www.theatreintheround.org Theatre in the Round] - 245 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.triplerocksocialclub.com Triple Rock Social Club] - 629 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454 612-333-7399<br /> <br /> * Banks and Credit Unions<br /> ** [http://www.associatedbank.com Associated Bank] - 1801 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.tcfbank.com TCF Bank] - 219 19th Ave S #140, Minneapolis, MN 55455; 444 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [https://www.wellsfargo.com Wells Fargo Bank] - 225 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55455; 2450 Riverside Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454; 731 21St Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> <br /> ==About Cedar-Riverside==<br /> <br /> The Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, aka, &quot;the West Bank,&quot; is a historical neighborhood on the West Bank of the Mississippi. Cedar-Riverside includes the 7-Corners neighborhood and the University of Minnesota and Augsburg Colleges. We are packed with numerous venues offering live performance, music and dance. The ethnic diversity of our residents translates into good food at unique restaurants that blend with traditional brew pubs and outdoor cafes. Retail establishments include Halal markets, 2 African malls ( souks), outdoor supplies and knitting essentials. We are within walking distance of the [http://www.msfc.com/ Metrodome], the [http://www.millcitymuseum.org Mill City Museum], and the new [http://www.guthrietheater.org/ Guthrie Theater]. Crowds of students, sports fans, theatergoers, diners, shoppers, and our own residents make Cedar Riverside one of the liveliest areas in the Twin Cities. <br /> <br /> <br /> '''Related Links'''<br /> * [http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/neighborhoods/cedarriverside_profile_home.asp City Profile on Cedar Riverside]<br /> * [http://www.metrotransit.org/cedar-riverside-station.aspx Cedar-Riverside Metro Transit station]<br /> * [http://www.international.umn.edu/directory/market_guide.pdf International Market Guide]<br /> [[Category:Minneapolis]]<br /> [[Category:Minneapolis Neighborhoods]]</div> 64.131.27.17 http://pages.e-democracy.org/index.php?title=Cedar-Riverside&diff=7049 Cedar-Riverside 2010-12-21T04:02:23Z <p>64.131.27.17: /* Local Media */</p> <hr /> <div>''This is a collaborative community directory produced by participants in the online [http://e-democracy.org/cr Cedar Riverside Neighbors Forum] and users of the computer lab at the [http://puc-mn.org/NeighborhoodCenters/BrianCoyleCenter/tabid/150/Default.aspx Brian Coyle Community Center.]''<br /> ==Community Organizations and Services==<br /> * [http://e-democracy.org/cr Cedar Riverside Neighbors Forum] - A new online neighborhood discussion forum.<br /> <br /> * [http://africanhealthaction.org African Health Action Corporation] - Provides health education, counseling, screening and referral services.<br /> * [http://puc-mn.org/NeighborhoodCenters/BrianCoyleCenter/tabid/150/Default.aspx Brian Coyle Community Center] - [http://www.puc-mn.org Pillsbury United Communities] - Honoring the three “Rs” – respect, reform and reciprocity - to create choice, change, and connection - one person at a time. <br /> * [http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cedar-Riverside-Youth-Council/108736692482412 Cedar Riverside Youth Council] (Facebook)<br /> * [http://www.mncee.org Center for Energy and Environment] - Promotes the responsible use of natural and economic resources.<br /> * [http://www.chsfs.org/services/child-family-support/youth-support/cedar-riverside/cedar-riverside-youth-program Children's Home Society &amp; Family Services: Cedar-Riverside Youth Program] - A safe place for children – from kindergarten through 12th grade – to meet, learn and grow.<br /> * [http://www.campls.org/ Community Action of Minneapolis] - Provides programs and services for low-income residents of Minneapolis.<br /> * [http://www.esns.org/ East Side Neighborhood Services] - Provides basic needs resources and social services to individuals, families and neighborhoods primarily located in Northeast and Southeast Minneapolis. <br /> ** [http://www.ethniccommunities.org/spotlightSWIM.html Somali Women in Minneapolis (SWIM)] - Helping resettled Somali women move toward their ultimate goal—self-sufficiency.<br /> * [http://www.folcmn.org Family Opportunities for Living Collaboration] - Providing community-led programs in the areas of health, fitness and communication. <br /> * [http://www.peoples-center.org Peoples Center - Medical Clinic] - A Community Health Center dedicated to providing affordable, high quality medical care for everyone. <br /> * [http://www.livemsp.org/home University District Partnership Alliance] - Offers a variety of assistance programs to help residents purchase and maintain a home ([http://livenearyourwork.net/homebuyer-assistance.php Homebuyer Assistance Program]).<br /> * [http://www.westbankcc.org West Bank Community Coalition] - Strengthening and celebrating the neighborhood by promoting connections between its residents, businesses, institutions, and organizations. <br /> * [http://www.thewestbank.org West Bank Business Association] - Includes a calendar and directory.<br /> <br /> [http://pages.e-democracy.org/Cedar-Riverside#toparea Return to top]<br /> <br /> ==Cultural and Ethnic Organizations and Resources==<br /> ''Organizations based in the neighborhood or with special programs serving communities here.''<br /> * [http://www.aafacd.org/ African &amp; American Friendship Association for Cooperation &amp; Development] - Empowers immigrants/refugees to be fully integrated into Minnesota’s growth and development.<br /> * [http://www.africacenterpd.org/ Africa Center for Peace and Democracy] - Works to bring about peace, democracy and good governance in Central, East and Southern Africa.<br /> * [http://www.africancs.org/ African Community Services] - Assists new Americans arriving from Africa to become productive and well-adjusted citizens.<br /> * [http://www.adcminnesota.org African Development Center] - Helps African immigrants and refugees overcome barriers to financial success.<br /> * [http://africanhealthaction.org African Health Action Corporation] - Provides culturally adapted preventive health education, service and referral.<br /> * [http://www.araha.org/ American Relief Agency for the Horn of Africa] - Provides some of the poorest people in the world with the necessary resources for life and well being.<br /> * [http://www.capiusa.org/page182614.aspx CAPI] - Provides refugee resettlement and anti-poverty services.<br /> * [http://www.thecedar.org Cedar Cultural Center] - A non-profit performing arts organization that presents the best in local, national, and international music, 416 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454, 612-338-2674<br /> * [http://www.yellowbot.com/center-for-multicultural-mediation-restorative-justice-minneapolis-mn.html Center for Multicultural Mediation and Restorative Justice Program] - Provides restorative justice and mediation services to youth and families with African heritage.<br /> * [http://www.cscmn.org Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota] - Strengthens the capacity of Somalis in Minnesota to become contributing members of society while keeping their culture.<br /> * [http://eawc.insourcemedia.com East African Women's Center] - The heart of the community. 420 15th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454, 612-332-8402<br /> * [http://www.nitesoft.com/eccm/Community.htm Eritrean Community Center of Minnesota] - Committed to the social and economic development of Eritreans at home and in the Diaspora.<br /> * [http://ethiomn.org Ethiopians in Minnesota] - Promoting successful integration of Ethiopians to the wider American society while preserving our cultural heritage.<br /> * [http://olmusa.org Liberian Community of Minnesota] - Promoting successful integration of Ethiopians to the wider American society while preserving our cultural heritage.<br /> * [http://www.koreanservicemn.org Korean Service Center] - Provides needed services and resources to the Korean community.<br /> * [http://www.mawanet.org Minnesota African Women's Association] - Providing services and programming of interest to women from all African countries living in Minnesota.<br /> * [http://masmn.org Muslim American Society of Minnesota] - Presents the truth of Islam to the public.<br /> * [http://www.oaproject.org Organizing Apprenticeship Project] - Advancing racial, cultural, social and economic justice in Minnesota through organizer and leadership training, policy research and strategic convening work.<br /> * [http://oromiayouth.org/index/ Oromia Youth Association] - Promotes Oromo culture and language among Oromo youth.<br /> * [http://www.oromocommunitymn.org Oromo Community of Minnesota] - Provides integrated programs and services to assist the Oromo Community.<br /> * [http://www.oromostudies.org Oromo Studies Association] - Promoting studies relating and relevant to the Oromo people.<br /> * [http://www.somaliactionalliance.org Somali Action Alliance] - Bringing together Somali individuals and organizations who share a common interest in building and understanding public policy and expanding civic engagement among members of this immigrant community.<br /> * [http://simaorganization.blogspot.com Somali International Minorities of America] - Educating, advocating, supporting, and empowering Somali minority refugee community through the provision of resources, education, and guidance to build self sufficient lives.<br /> * [http://www.umunne.org Umunne Cultural Association] - An organization of Igbo-speaking Nigerians in Minnesota.<br /> * [http://www.womenofwise.org Women’s Initiative for Self Empowerment] - A multicultural nonprofit organization helping African, Asian and Latino immigrant/refugee women and girls from all countries, cultures, and socio-economic backgrounds achieve their full potential and increase their skills towards economic success.<br /> <br /> [http://pages.e-democracy.org/Cedar-Riverside#Top Return to top]<br /> <br /> ==Local Media==<br /> (Somali American Media Association (SAMA TV) <br /> *[http://www.somaliamericanmedia.org]<br /> * [http://www.tcdailyplanet.net Twin Cities Daily Planet] [http://www.tcdailyplanet.net/search/node/%22cedar%20riverside%22%20OR%20%22west%20bank%22 (Local Search)] [http://www.tcdailyplanet.net/cedar-riverside-seward (Cedar Riverside article series)]<br /> * [http://news.google.com/news/search?aq=f&amp;um=1&amp;cf=all&amp;ned=us&amp;hl=en&amp;q=%22cedar+riverside%22+OR+%22west+bank%22+AND+%22minneapolis%22 Google News - Local Search]<br /> * [http://www.mshale.com/googleSearchResults.cfm?domains=www.mshale.com&amp;client=&amp;forid=1&amp;channel=&amp;ie=ISO-8859-1&amp;oe=ISO-8859-1&amp;safe=active&amp;cof=GALT%3A%23008000%3BGL%3A1%3BDIV%3A%23336699%3BVLC%3A663399%3BAH%3Acenter%3BBGC%3AFFFFFF%3BLBGC%3A336699%3BALC%3A0000FF%3BLC%3A0000FF%3BT%3A000000%3BGFNT%3A0000FF%3BGIMP%3A0000FF%3BFORID%3A11&amp;hl=en&amp;q=%22cedar+riverside%22+OR+%22west+bank%22&amp;sa=Google+Search&amp;sitesearch=www.mshale.com Mshale - African Community News - Local Search]<br /> * [http://www.anjnews.com/ African News Journal] <br /> * [http://kfai.org KFAI Community Radio]<br /> ** [http://www.kfai.org/voicesofethiopia Voices of Ethiopia]<br /> ** [http://www.kfai.org/eritreancommunityradio Eritrean Community Radio]<br /> ** [http://www.kfai.org/oromocommunityradio Oromo Community Radio]<br /> ** [http://www.kfai.org/voiceoforomiyaa Voice of Oromiyaa]<br /> ** [http://www.kfai.org/node/61 Somali Voices]<br /> ** [http://www.kfai.org/somalicommunitylink Somali Community Link]<br /> * [http://www.kmojfm.com/ KMOJ FM]<br /> * [http://mashriqq.com Mashriq Quarterly] - An East African Perspective<br /> * [http://www.mtn.org Minneapolis Television Network] - Public Cable Access<br /> ** [http://www.mtn.org/Video/community/mnn.html Minneapolis Neighborhood News]<br /> ** [http://producers.mtn.org/somalishow/index.html The Somali Show]<br /> ** [http://www.mtn.org/Video/education/index.html Video classes]<br /> * [http://minnesota.publicradio.org Minnesota Public Radio]<br /> ** [http://minnesota.publicradio.org/features/2010/01/civil-war-kids Civil War Kids: Young Somalis in Minnesota] (2010)<br /> ** [http://minnesota.publicradio.org/standard/display/project_display.php?proj_identifier=2006/08/17/ethnicmusic Notes from home: Ethnic music in Minnesota] (2006)<br /> * [http://www.mndaily.com Minnesota Daily] - University of Minnesota Student Paper<br /> * [http://radiok.cce.umn.edu/ Radio K-UMN]<br /> * [http://somalitv.org/ Somali TV of Minnesota]<br /> * [http://www.bartamaha.com/?cat=15 Bartamaha - Minnesota Somali News]<br /> <br /> ==Education - Schools, Training and Universities==<br /> * Minneapolis Public Schools<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/home.html School Choice Center]<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/uploads/prek8_guide2010-2011_final_3.pdf Family Guide] to choosing a school, Pre-Kindergarten to Middle Grades<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/Find_your_school.html Find your school choice options] based on your address/attendance area (Tip: After entering your address, use the Compare All tab to compare area schools based on testing and school demographic data)<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/Magnet_Schools4.html Magnet Schools]<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/Charter_Schools.html Charter Schools] sponsored by Minneapolis Public Schools<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/English_Language_Learner_Programs.html English Language Learner Programs], including [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/Native_Language_Literacy_-_Somali.html Native Language Literacy - Somali]<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/Programs_Services.html Browse through schools] based on program offerings, activities and start times <br /> ** Find your [http://highschoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/ High School Options] based on your address/attendance area or see [http://highschoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/HighSchool.html?pm=all All High School Programs &amp; Options]<br /> ** School Choice [http://www.mpls.k12.mn.us/Terms_You_Need_Know.html Terms You Need to Know]<br /> <br /> * Charter Schools Sponsored by:<br /> ** [http://www.mncharterschools.org/page/1/Augsburg-College.jsp Augsburg College], including [http://www.crcs-school.org/ Cedar Riverside Community School] (K-8)<br /> ** [http://schoolchoice.mpls.k12.mn.us/Charter_Schools.html Minneapolis Public Schools]<br /> ** [http://puc-mn.org/CharterSchools/tabid/220/Default.aspx Pillsbury United Communities]<br /> ** [http://www.ppl-inc.org/schools Project for Pride in Living, Inc.]<br /> ** [http://72.32.194.107/Services/EducationSchools/CharterSchoolAuthorizing/OurCharterSchools/tabid/8598/Default.aspx Volunteers of America of Minnesota ]<br /> <br /> * [http://www.mncharterschools.org/page/1/directory.jsp State Directory of Charter Schools] (Tip: Click on City and scroll down to find a listing of Minneapolis charter schools.)<br /> <br /> * Religious Schools<br /> ** [http://trinityfirstschool.org Trinity First Lutheran School] (Pre-K-8)<br /> <br /> * Adult Education<br /> ** [http://cr.themlc.org Cedar Riverside Adult Education Program] - Classrooms are located in the Brian Coyle Community Center; the &quot;M&quot; Building and &quot;C&quot; Building Community Rooms; and in the Riverside Plaza Resident Resource Center.<br /> ** [http://www.c-pal.net/profiles/minnesota.html Community Partnerships for Adult Learning] (Minneapolis Adult Basic Education)<br /> ** [http://someducenter.org/ Somali Education Center] - 2205 Nicollet Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404, 612-872-8812<br /> ** [http://commed.mpls.k12.mn.us/locate.html Somali Success School] (Minneapolis Community Education), 939 Olson Memorial Highway, Minneapolis, MN 55405, 612-278-5280<br /> <br /> * Higher Education<br /> ** [http://www.augsburg.edu Augsburg College]<br /> ** [http://www.stkate.edu St. Catherine University]<br /> ** [http://www.umn.edu University of Minnesota]<br /> *** [http://www.carlsonschool.umn.edu Carlson School of Management]<br /> *** [http://www.hhh.umn.edu/index.php Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs]<br /> *** [http://www.law.umn.edu Law School]<br /> *** [http://artsquarter.umn.edu West Bank Arts Quarter]<br /> *** [http://www.westbankmusic.org West Bank School of Music]<br /> <br /> [http://pages.e-democracy.org/Cedar-Riverside#Top Return to top]<br /> <br /> == Public Libraries ==<br /> * [http://www.hclib.org/ Hennepin County Public Libraries] ([http://www.hclib.org/pub/info/GoogleMapIE.cfm Map])<br /> ** Minneapolis Central Library - 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401, 952-847-8000<br /> ** Southeast Library - 1222 4th St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414, 952-847-2725 <br /> ** East Lake Library - 2727 Lake St E, Minneapolis, MN 55406, 952-847-8425<br /> ** Franklin Library - 1314 Franklin Ave E, Minneapolis, MN 55404, 952-847-2925<br /> * [http://www.augsburg.edu/library James G Lindell Library] (Augsburg College) - 621 21st Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454, 612-330-1017<br /> * [http://www.lib.umn.edu/about/googlemaps University of Minnesota Libraries] <br /> ** Anderson Library - 222 21st Ave So, Minneapolis, MN 55455-4400, 612-625-9527<br /> ** Law Library - 229 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55455<br /> ** Meredith Wilson Library - 309 19th Ave So, Minneapolis, MN 55455<br /> <br /> ==Local Parks and Historic Sites==<br /> * [http://www.minneapolisparks.org/default.asp?PageID=4&amp;parkid=423 Currie Park] - 500 15th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> * [http://www.minneapolisparks.org/default.asp?PageID=4&amp;parkid=248 Murphy Square Park] - 801 22nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55415 <br /> * [http://www.minneapolisparks.org/default.asp?PageID=4&amp;parkid=407 Riverside Park]- 2700 8th St S, Minneapolis, MN 55406<br /> * [http://www.minneapolisparks.org/default.asp?PageID=4&amp;parkid=247 Minneapolis Riverfront District] - Covers both sides of the river from Plymouth Ave. to I-35W and encompasses the individual parks and landmarks of Boom Island, Nicollet Island, Historic Main St. and Father Hennepin Bluffs. <br /> <br /> * [http://www.millcitymuseum.org/ Mill City Museum] - 704 South 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55401, 612-341-7555<br /> * [http://www.minneapolisparks.org/default.asp?PageID=4&amp;parkid=268 Stone Arch Bridge and St. Anthony Falls] - SE Main Street, Minneapolis, MN 55414, 651-296-6126<br /> <br /> ==Religious Organizations==<br /> * Churches<br /> ** [http://www.communityofstmartin.org/ Community of St. Martin Ministries] - 2001 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454 <br /> ** [http://www.oromochurchmn.org Our Redeemer Oromo Evangelical Church in Minnesota] - 4000 28th Ave So, Minneapolis, MN 55406<br /> ** [http://www.trinity-lc.org/ Trinity Lutheran Congregation] - 2001 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.lovepowerministries.org/ Love Power Music &amp; Miracles] - 1407 S Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** Quaker Meeting Prospect Hill - 1929 South 5th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.ewestminster.org Westminster Presbyterian Church] - 1200 Marquette Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403<br /> * Mosques<br /> ** Masjid Al-Qanateen - 311 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55455<br /> ** Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Civic Center - 504 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** Masjid Daarulquba - 1415 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55415<br /> <br /> ==Government and Elected Officials==<br /> ''This directory lists the main local and state elected officials representing this neighborhood. If you would like to help build out a special citizen guide directory, [http://e-democracy.org/contact contact E-Democracy.org].<br /> <br /> [http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us City of Minneapolis]<br /> * [http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/ward2/ Cam Gordon, Minneapolis City Council] - [http://secondward.blogspot.com/ Blog]<br /> * [http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/mayor/ RT Rybak, Mayor]<br /> * [http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/ncr/ Minneapolis Neighborhood and Community Relations] - Engaging our community.<br /> * [http://www.nrp.org/R2/Neighborhoods/Orgs/CDR.html Cedar Riverside Neighborhood Revitalization Program] - Bringing residents into the priority-setting process.<br /> * [http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/police/about/1st-precinct.asp Minneapolis Police Community Crime Prevention Precinct 1] - Works with neighborhoods to reduce the fear of crime, improve community and police cooperation and improve the quality of life in Minneapolis.<br /> <br /> [http://www.co.hennepin.mn.us Hennepin County]<br /> * [http://wwwa.co.hennepin.mn.us/portal/site/HCInternet/menuitem.77d27cbcd42457649bfa04a6c8c06498/?vgnextoid=d03abe2f09b7c010VgnVCM1000000f094689RCRD Peter McLaughlin, County Commissioner]<br /> <br /> [http://www.state.mn.us State of Minnesota]<br /> * [http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/members/members.asp?district=59B Phyllis Kahn, State House]<br /> * [http://www.senate.leg.state.mn.us/members/member_bio.php?ls=85&amp;mem_id=1048 Larry Pogemiller, State Senator]<br /> <br /> [http://pages.e-democracy.org/Cedar-Riverside#Top Return to top]<br /> <br /> ==Local Businesses==<br /> * [http://www.thewestbank.org West Bank Business Association] - [http://www.thewestbank.org/downloads/WestBank.Area.Map.pdf Area Map] (PDF)<br /> <br /> * [http://www.depthoffieldyarn.com Depth of Field Yarn] - 405 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> * [http://www.sportrabbit.com/midwestmtn Midwest Mountaineering] - 309 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> * [http://www.rosspharmacy.net Ross West Bank Pharmacy] - 327 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454 612-333-6328<br /> * [http://www.starbucks.com Starbucks Coffee] - 2515 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454 612-305-0235<br /> * [http://www.uofmmedicalcenter.org University of Minnesota Medical Center/Fairview] (Riverside Campus) - 2450 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454 612-273-3000 (main switchboard)<br /> <br /> * Food &amp; Entertainment<br /> ** [http://400bar.blogspot.com 400 Bar] - 400 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://acadiacafe.com Acadia Cafe] - 329 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.theaftermidnightgroup.com/locations-venues/cabooze Cabooze] - 917 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404 <br /> ** [http://www.myspace.com/hardtimesmpls Hard Times Café] - 1821 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.mixedblood.com Mixed Blood Theatre Company] - 1501 Fourth St S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://nomadpub.com Nomad World Pub] - 501 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.pizzaluce.com Pizza Luce University/Cedar-Riverside] - 2200 Franklin Ave E, Minneapolis, MN 55404 612-332-2535<br /> ** [http://www.redseaclub.com Red Sea Restaurant &amp; Bar] - 320 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.southerntheater.org Southern Theater] - 1420 Washington Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.thecornerbar.net The Corner Bar] - 1501 S Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55455 612-339-4333<br /> ** [http://www.electricfetus.com The Electric Fetus] - 2000 4th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404 612-870-9300<br /> ** [http://www.theatreintheround.org Theatre in the Round] - 245 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.triplerocksocialclub.com Triple Rock Social Club] - 629 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454 612-333-7399<br /> <br /> * Banks and Credit Unions<br /> ** [http://www.associatedbank.com Associated Bank] - 1801 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [http://www.tcfbank.com TCF Bank] - 219 19th Ave S #140, Minneapolis, MN 55455; 444 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> ** [https://www.wellsfargo.com Wells Fargo Bank] - 225 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55455; 2450 Riverside Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454; 731 21St Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454<br /> <br /> ==About Cedar-Riverside==<br /> <br /> The Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, aka, &quot;the West Bank,&quot; is a historical neighborhood on the West Bank of the Mississippi. Cedar-Riverside includes the 7-Corners neighborhood and the University of Minnesota and Augsburg Colleges. We are packed with numerous venues offering live performance, music and dance. The ethnic diversity of our residents translates into good food at unique restaurants that blend with traditional brew pubs and outdoor cafes. Retail establishments include Halal markets, 2 African malls ( souks), outdoor supplies and knitting essentials. We are within walking distance of the [http://www.msfc.com/ Metrodome], the [http://www.millcitymuseum.org Mill City Museum], and the new [http://www.guthrietheater.org/ Guthrie Theater]. Crowds of students, sports fans, theatergoers, diners, shoppers, and our own residents make Cedar Riverside one of the liveliest areas in the Twin Cities. <br /> <br /> <br /> '''Related Links'''<br /> * [http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/neighborhoods/cedarriverside_profile_home.asp City Profile on Cedar Riverside]<br /> * [http://www.metrotransit.org/cedar-riverside-station.aspx Cedar-Riverside Metro Transit station]<br /> * [http://www.international.umn.edu/directory/market_guide.pdf International Market Guide]<br /> [[Category:Minneapolis]]<br /> [[Category:Minneapolis Neighborhoods]]</div> 64.131.27.17