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Community Safety plan

How can SSCO's Safety committee and Block Patrol be enhanced to better cope with the needs of the community? Click here to view the 2014 Community Safety plan.

 

 

 

March 27 Community Safety meeting

The Community Safety meeting is set for:

Thursday, March 27, at 6:00 p.m. at Loring Nicollet Center, 1925 Nicollet Ave.

Everyone is welcome to attend!

Agenda:

6:00  Introductions and announcements

6:05  Updates from law enforcement partners, with time for questions and answers: Crime Prevention Specialist Chelsea Adams, Community Attorney Jennifer Saunders, Community Probation Officers Anne Forsyth-Gillette and Judy Gartland

6:40  Neighborhood-related safety ideas and concerns: open discussion

7:00  Community Safety plan: progress report and ideas for next steps

Click here to read the plan.

7:20  Block Patrol news

7:25  Safety coordinator report Read more »

SSCO annual meeting: June 14

Join your neighbors for Stevens Square Community Organization's ANNUAL MEETING!

Saturday, June 14
Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. The meeting starts at 10:00 a.m.
Abbott Apartments, 110 East 18th St

Anyone who lives in the Stevens Square-Loring Heights neighborhood should come and bring a friend or neighbor.

Be the first to hear about exciting new developments! Learn about committees and activities in the neighborhood.

Election of Board Officers and Directors: chair, secretary, and four at-large directors.

Public officials will be present to answer your questions. Read more »

Cinema and Civics 2014 Schedule

Cinema and Civics is Stevens Square Community Organization's civics, music and movies in the park series, which takes place every Wednesday night in June. For more information about the bands, movies, civics, and games please visit and LIKE the Cinema and Civics Facebook page.

Neighborhood Activity Group Meeting 6/10/14

Hello Neighbors
Please join us this Tuesday, June 10th from 6:30-7:30pm at The Nicollet for the Neighborhood Activity Group (NAG) meeting. This month we'll be focusing on plans to create a Community Fundraiser. There will also be updates on Cinema and Civics, the Red Hot Art Festival, and the SSCO Annual Meeting.  As always, everyone is welcome, so bring a friend. We hope to see you there! Read more »

June 26 Community Safety meeting

Community Safety meeting:

Thursday, June 26
6:00 p.m.
Loring Nicollet Center, 1925 Nicollet Ave

Agenda:

6:00
Introductions and announcements

6:05
Updates from community law enforcement partners, with time for questions and answers

Crime Prevention Specialist Chelsea Adams
Community Attorney Jennifer Saunders
Community Probation Officers Anne Forsyth-Gillette and Judy Gartland

6:40
Neighborhood-related safety ideas and concerns: open discussion

7:00
Block Patrol news

7:05
Community safety plan: progress report and ideas for next steps

7:25
Safety coordinator report

7:30
Adjourn

Everyone is welcome to attend! As usual, refreshments will be served. Need to arrive late or leave early? Not a problem.

2014 Red Hot Art & Music Festival

Red Hot Art & Music will be marking its 13th year of showcasing local artists and musicians July 26th (11am-7pm) and 27th (11-5pm) in historic Stevens Square Park. Presented by Stevens Square Community Organization (SSCO), in partnership with the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board, and funded by a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, Red Hot Art & Music will transform Stevens Square Park into an exciting festival of local art and culture, connecting thousands of attendees with over 100 artists, more than 20 local bands and performers, local food trucks, community organizations, interactive games, and hands-on demonstrations for all ages. For more information on participating artists, musicians and performers please visit and LIKE the Red Hot Art & Music Facebook Page Read more »

July 24 Community Safety meeting

Please join us for the Stevens Square - Loring Heights Community Safety meeting:

Thursday, July 24
6:00 p.m.
Loring Nicollet Center, 1925 Nicollet Ave

Reasons to attend:

The group will elect two co-chairs: one to serve a one-year term, the other to serve a two-year term. Per the organization's bylaws, anyone who lives, works, is a member of a community organization, or owns property or a business in the neighborhood is eligible to be a candidate and to vote. Candidates may submit their names for nomination in advance (contact Dave at 874-2840 or dave_ssco@yahoo.com ) or may nominate themselves at the meeting. See the agenda below for information about these positions. Read more »

August 5 National Night Out party!

Stevens Square - Loring Heights neighborhood National Night Out party:

Tuesday, August 5
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Stevens Square Park, 1801 Stevens Ave

Featuring music, games, prizes, and free food!

Everyone is invited!

Get to know your neighbors.

Pets are welcome.

Bring your own chair or blanket.

Sponsored by Historic Abbott Apartments, The Apartment Shop, MN Adult & Teen Challenge, Stevens Community Apartments, Rand Management, Copenhagen Enterprises, 1920 4th Ave Resident Council, Kleinman Realty, Mint Properties, and Stevens Square Community Organization.

August 28 Community Safety meeting

Community Safety meeting
Thursday, August 28
6:00 p.m.
Loring Nicollet Center, 1925 Nicollet Ave

Agenda:

6:00
Introductions and announcements

6:05
Updates from community law enforcement partners (police, probation, prosecutor), with time for questions and answers

6:40
Neighborhood-related safety ideas and concerns: open discussion

7:00
Block Patrol news

7:05
Community safety plan: progress report and ideas for next steps

7:25
Safety coordinator report

7:30
Adjourn

Everyone is invited to attend. Need to arrive late or leave early? Not a problem. As usual, refreshments will be served.