Staff

Maryan Abdinur

Food, Land and Community Program Lead
612-435-1683

Jackie Blakey

Director of Finance and Administration
612-435-1693

Will Delaney

Associate Director
612-435-1689

James Evans (JT)

Teen Technology Center Coordinator
O: 612-435-1685 
C: 763-245-3453

Ryana Holt

Community Engagement Program Administrative Assistant

Andrew Hopkins (DHop)

Director of Youth and Family Engagement
612-435-1673

Samie Johnson

Creative Programs Assistant
612-435-1679

Shannon Smith Jones

Executive Director
612-435-1692

Shruthi Kamisetty

Parks and Power Organizer
612-435-1680

Olivia Levins Holden

Art of Radical Collaboration Lead Organizer
612-435-1687

Char Madigan

Founder/Fundraiser/Cheerleader
612-435-1681

Chaka Mkali

Director of Organizing and Community Building
612-435-1677

Maggy Otte

Community Development Associate
612-435-1823

Mandy Rueckheim

Donor Relations Associate
612-435-1695

Bonita Ruiz

Receptionist
612-435-1675

Betsy Sohn

Director of Grant Development and Organizational Learning
612-435-1672

Jake Virden

Parks & Power Lead Organizer 
612-435-1824

Malyun Yahye

Community Ownership Project Coordinator
612-435-1678