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10/27/2015

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If you are eligible to vote, please vote.  It is a right for which many fought and many people in other countries do not have.  Read up on the candidates and vote.
 
 
The Minnesota History Museum just opened a new exhibit about suburban life that is called suburbia.

http://www.minnesotahistorycenter.org/exhibits/suburbia

It can highlight the difference between urban or city life.  The Eastside and St. Paul need to recognize, promote, and rebuild these amenities that make for a city life including shared neighborhood parks/recreation centers, diverse community schools, culturally infused small businesses, and diverse neighborhoods.  The city life on the Eastside maximizes the ability of individuals to build and share their talents with others, which is at the core of every vibrant community.
 
 
I was just made aware of Saint Paul STRONG.  It is a great example of the grassroots oriented governance that I would use as a City Council member.  It is a community-led committee working to improve an open and representative government without partisanship.  Local government should not be driven by the platforms of any party.   I wish could have expressed the ideas as eloquently as they did.

I am unable to cancel my substitute teaching job on that day and will not be able to attend.  If you can adjust your schedule, please consider coming. 

Checkout the STRONG philosophy.

What: Announcement of Saint Paul STRONG
When: Wednesday October 7th, Gather at 1:30  News Conference at 2:00pm  
Where: Oxford Community Center (Jimmy Lee Recreation Center & Great River Water Park), 270 Lexington Parkway North, Saint Paul, MN  55104.
 
 
One of my goals is to have affordable internet for all Eastsiders.  This service will allow everyone to access the wealth of information available on internet and to allow them to share their talents/passions with each of us.  In addition, our school system has given each child an Ipad to complete their schoolwork, so this service would assist our future generation's success.

I ask everyone to spread the word of this important goal.  Currently, there is an organization trying to promote internet for everyone in St. Paul.

http://www.connectsaintpaul.org/

Also, PCs for People can help with affordable computer equipment.  

Thanks,
Ed