North Star Black Cooperative 2021 Fellowship Extends Application Deadline and more…

The North Star Black Cooperative Fellowship (NSBCF) has extended it’s deadline for applications to Friday, November 27th. You can find the application to apply here. Also, the North Star Information Session zoom recording and the powerpoint presentation are both now available.NorthStar2021InfoSessionPPT  If you have questions regarding the North Star 2021 Fellowship please feel free to

The 2021 North Star Black Cooperative Fellowship is now open!

Please check out the Housing and Land edition of the North Star Black Cooperative Fellowship. The North Star Black Cooperative Fellowship is a five-month fellowship focused on Black American Cooperative Economics. North Star is centered on the history of Black cooperative economic thought and practice. Our 2021 North Star Fellowship will focus on housing cooperatives

Transformative Black Led Movement Fund Applications are open!

Nexus is happy to be partnering with the Black Visions Collective on this rapid response fund. The goal of the Transformative Black Led Movement Fund (TBMF) is to transparently and efficiently resource Black-led and Black individuals in the Twin Cities. Funds will go to support those responding to the political and cultural opportunity to defund

2019 BCLI Cohort 7 Announcement

Leadership Development that Creates Ecosystem Change Nexus Community Partners Announces the Seventh Cohort of their Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute (BCLI) They are organizers, government workers, parents and pastors. They work in the fields of food justice, housing, and education advocacy. They represent Woodbury to Shakopee. And they come from various multiracial backgrounds. Nexus Community

North Star Black Cooperative Fellowship Fall 2017-Spring 18 Fellows

We are honored to announce the  North Star Black Cooperative Fall 2017-Spring 2018 Fellows; Amoke Kubat, Carl Crawford, Harrison Bullard, Jolene Mason, Lashunda Roberts, Lavasha Smith, Nicque Mabrey, Selah Michele, Sheronda Orridge, Sylvia Williams and Tonya Draughn. The North Star Black Cooperative Fellows are working on diverse cooperative initiatives that include: food, housing, natural body

Nexus Community Partners Elevates Community Wealth Building in the Twin Cities

A Broader Framework for Economic Development: Nexus Community Partners Elevates Community Wealth Building in the Twin Cities In 2015, Nexus approved a new strategic plan that affirmed our mission of building more engaged and powerful communities of color. As part of the process, we clarified our approach to achieving the mission and identified three core

Nexus Case Study Community Engagement and Community Development

Traditional community development work focuses on the built environment. Nexus Community Partners believes that community development should also be mindful of the people who live in and interact with the built environment every day. Nexus also believes that neighborhood- based development activities will only be successful in the long term if they are paired with