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BYI End of the Summer Celebration At the Home of Rose Lobley

BYI End of the Summer Celebration  At the Home of Rose Lobley

Learning with the BYI TEENS Project

Learning with the BYI TEENS Project

by Carl Lobley, Denisse Sanchez, Braysheen Martin and Rose Lobley Hello, Back Yard Initiative Community! We are the TEENS Project. TEENS stands for “Teens Entering Existing Networking Systems”. We are a peer-to-peer youth leadership and entrepreneurial skills development organization in cooperation with the Back Yard Initiative. We seek to [...]

Speak Your Truth at Amen Corner

Speak Your Truth at Amen Corner

Sponsored by the Communities of Light Co-operative in affiliation with the BYI Rebirthing Community CHAT The Amen Corner concept and practice has a long history in American lore.  It was made famous by James Baldwin in his play, “The Amen Corner”, as an arena where an African American Minister used her speaking skills to explore truth and [...]

FARMERS MARKET hosted by the Growing in the Backyard CHAT

FARMERS MARKET hosted by the  Growing in the Backyard CHAT

Visit the FARMERS MARKET hosted by the Growing in the Backyard CHAT Every Tuesday Noon to 2 pm in the Cultural Wellness Center’s backyard! 2025 Portland Ave. So. Mpls, MN 55404 612-721-5745

Bird Call

Bird Call by Harry Ford Calling out to the universe The bird calls out toward itself Hello Are you present Can you here me offering you peace Calling to the very consciousness of what it means to know the call of your own kind Hello, are you seeing how present I am to you I hear you At this very moment, I hear you Are you caring for [...]

BYI Out In the Backyard CHAT Healing Circle

by Leila Sarene and Harry Ford BYI Community Health Action Teams or CHATS, Circle of Healing and Out In the Backyard, together with the Cultural Wellness Center have partnered to create community healing space. The primary goal is to provide opportunities to members of the LGBTQ community and their allies to build knowledge and practices related [...]

Backyard Initiative Circle of Healing CHAT: Our Vision

Backyard Initiative Circle of Healing CHAT: Our Vision

Photo Credit: Ellen Cleary by Dr. Michele Semerit Strachan The Circle of healing is a gathering of people who all feel they received a special calling and transmission of knowledge/wisdom to heal. We are on a path to which we are called. The ultimate authority on our work is the calling. The ultimate development is our deepening communication [...]

Celebrating US Through the Midtown Global Market Music Festival! Sat., July 19 • 2 to 8 pm

Celebrating US Through the Midtown Global Market Music Festival! Sat., July 19 • 2 to 8 pm

For more than 150 years, the area now known as “Midtown” in Minneapolis, has been a gateway to Minnesota, and sometimes, the USA, for people arriving and resettling from around the world–Asia, Africa, Europe and the Caribbean. Indigenous people from seven Nations also reside in Midtown making it the cultural crossroads of the Twin [...]

June 2014 BACKYARD INITIATIVE BACK PAGE

June 2014 BACKYARD INITIATIVE BACK PAGE

Communities of Light update

Communities of Light update

Stop by and purchase a Solar Lantern at the Communities of Light storefront, located next door to the BYI Resource Center in the Midtown Global Market AND, Check out these cool Communities of Light activities: Decorate solar lanterns at Heart of the Beast Theatre’s MAYDAY workshops! (see page 1 for times/days) Sooner than you think, [...]

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