North Star AISES will support the creation and implementation of a Women's Elder Nibi/Mini Council to uphold the cultural authority of women elders to participate in tribal decisions that impact water on and near reservations in collaboration with scientific experts.
To develop a new model for immersion teacher training and certification with project partners and a cohort of early childhood immersion teachers who are skilled at working with children and are proficient speakers of Ojibwe
To invite Theatre Department students and faculty to artist-facilitated, problem-solving "Common Ground Conversations" with civic leaders and organizers, using the performing arts to engage with communities around social and environmental problems
The "Public Art and Community Engagement Project" will advance the development of vibrant public spaces and public art in Fargo-Moorhead to more strongly connect citizens with the community and each other.
Conduct a Family Freedom School Initiative to increase awareness and build capacity of Duluth's African American community to address institutional barriers and structural policies of race impacting their lives