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DEED & Marnita’s Table Update!

Today is February 21st, 2017 and tonight is the fourth IZI that Marnita's Table is hosting with the Department of Employment and Economic Development! After three successful IZIs in Bemidji, Worthington and St. Cloud, MN we are excited to host our fourth conversation...

African Diaspora Second Planning Convening

On February 4, 2016, members of the African community in Brooklyn Park and Brooklyn Center were brought together to express their opinions on what themes and topics they were interested in talking about within the African community related to healing, wellness, and...

Career Fair with CentraCare & Long Prairie Grey Eagle High School

On Friday, April 1st CentraCare-Long Prairie and Long Prairie/Grey Eagle High School came together with Marnita’s Table to host a Career Fair for high school students and community members interested in a new or future career. Community members, educators, families,...

Workplace Diversity and Inclusion Forum March 30-31, 2016

On March 30-31, 2016 St. Thomas University hosted their annual Diversity and Inclusion conference. Guests were local and global leaders on diversity and inclusion practices in the workplace and society as a whole. Celebrating it’s 28th year, Marnita’s Table was...

Healing from Trauma North

On March 5, 2015 community members from North Minneapolis enjoyed a very unique ISI. This free community event featured an abundant healing feast catered by Breaking Bread Restaurant, an open mic, in-depth conversations on healing from trauma, and community healing...

Seed Grantee Convening

On February 23, 2016, the Catalyst Initiative hosted its first convening of all seed grantees from 2015. This was a chance for our community partners to share lessons learned and begin to explore how their networks can be enhanced and communities of practice built....

You Should Meet: Marnita Schroedl

  Spend a few hours with Marnita Schroedl, and you’ll start thinking that if we could get five million people into her Minneapolis home, the state soon wouldn’t have a problem left to solve. Schroedl and her husband, Carl Goldstein, run an organization —...

Marnita's Table is a 501(c)3. Our eleven-year old organization seeks to close gaps across difference through making Intentional Social Interaction the new pattern for society where people of color, the disenfranchised, the poor, the unheard, the fragile, the GLBT and anyone who is normally left out of community decision making are automatically included and valued at the policy-making and resource-sharing table.