Read this article from Executive Director, Jonathan Palmer, regarding changing the narrative around Thanksgiving.
Read this article written by our Executive Director, Jonathan Palmer, on democracy and the importance of voting.
7/21/21 Listen now to Executive Director Jonathan Palmer in conversation with Tracy Nielson from the HandsOn Twin Cities podcast.
Read this May 2021 piece in The Star Tribune by Kelly Smith about how Minnesota nonprofits, including Hallie Q. Brown, are faring amid the effects of the pandemic.
Read this May 2021 piece in the Pioneer Press by Mara H. Gottfried featuring the Community Ambassadors: “With more shootings, what’s St. Paul doing to address it now and what can be done?
Read and watch this May 2021 article and clip from KARE-11’s Charmaine Nero. Executive Director Jonathan Palmer discusses justice, the remembrance of George Floyd, and the Rondo neighborhood.
Watch this April 2021 clip from WCCO’s Reg Chapman to learn about our recent efforts to vaccinate community members.
Hallie Q. Brown Community Center was featured in April 2021 in “Five good things that happened in trucking this week — April 16” from the online publication FleetOwner. Read about it: “CHS grant helps Twin Cities nonprofit provide supplies for those in need.”
4/20/21 Coverage Roundup: Mobile Vaccine Unit at Hallie Q. Brown
Hallie Q. Brown Community Center is proud to have partnered with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and the Minnesota Department of Health to host a mobile vaccine bus onsite, starting in April 2021. Check out the media coverage below to learn about this important work.
Local/State outlets publishing AP story: KEYC-TV | Mankato Free Press | Winona Daily News | WQOW-TV | (Eau Claire, WI) | WDIO-TV (Duluth) | KTTC-TV (Rochester) | Voice of Alexandria | La Crosse Tribune | KDLH-TV (Duluth) | WXOW-TV (La Crosse)
Livestream video from KARE 11’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=RhaNzcBfAWU&feature=youtu.be
WCCO-TV – clip from noon newscast on 4/20
Read this April 2021 article from the Star Tribune about vaccine hesitancy among Minnesota communities of color and learn how Hallie Q. Brown Community Center is addressing the issue.
Read this February 2021 opinion piece by Jonathan Palmer for Care Counseling about the celebration of Black History Month.
Read this February 2021 piece from WCCO’s Reg Chapman to learn about recent initiatives to celebrate Black history in Minnesota and how Hallie Q. Brown Community Center has been involved.
Hallie Q. Brown Community Center Executive Director Jonathan Palmer joined in conversation with podcast host Al McFarlane in December 2020. Their hour-long discussion included important information about COVID-19, resources at Hallie Q. Brown Community Center, and strategies for the local community to stay safe.
Did you know that Minnesota’s rate of voter fraud is only 0.0000045% since 1979? Hallie Q. Brown Executive Director Jonathan Palmer sat down virtually with Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon in October 2020 to discuss voting, the upcoming election, key information about exercising your rights, and his unique family connection to Hallie Q. Brown.
Read this 2019 article by Tiffany Johnson in the Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder.