Commitment to Community EngagementDiane works with our neighborhood organizations to keep them vigorous, vital, and effective. She:
- Convened 7 Third Ward Summits to engage our entire community and set priorities for action Instituted monthly C.A.R.E. meetings to identify and remediate housing, safety and livability issues
- Sends timely and ongoing email announcements and Third Ward newsletters
- Participates in and champions community and neighborhood organizations and activities
- Is a key member of the Alliance Steering Committee of the University District; a historic new partnership with the University of Minnesota, City of Minneapolis, and surrounding University neighborhoods, to improve livability, and increase home-ownership.
The Northeast Farmers Market located on University and 8th Street is a growing source of locally grown, organic foods, and other products. The NE market is opened every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Locally produced music makes the shopping experience in Northeast one to remember.