GWiL Luncheon

February 5, 2015

"This Girl is On Fire"

Sondra will share the challenges and successes of the Northside Acheivement Zone (NAZ) collaborative in transforming the Northside (Minneapolis) community, (ground zero for the state's worst disparities) as part of -  not separate from - her journey to become a woman of faith, mother, neighbor, activist, and non-profit leader who loves passionately, follows skillfully, dreams ridiculously and executes radically.

Sondra Samuels, President/CEO Northside Acheivement Zone

As the President & CEO of the Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ), Sondra Samuels is leading a revolutionary culture shift in North Minneapolis, focused on ending multigenerational poverty through education. Working in a collaboration of more than 35 partner nonprofits and schools, NAZ is working toward a single goal - to prepare 2,500 low-income North Minneapolis children to graduate from high school ready for college.

Sondra Samuelson

Date: Thursday, February 5, 2015
Time: 11:30am to 1:00pm
Where: The American Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
Registration Cost: $25 ($10, Gustavus student) .

Register online by January 29:  GWIL Luncheon Feb 5

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