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  • An American Love Affair: Cars of the 1950’s - Online Course

    What is your favorite Classic Car? Our instructor’s favorite is the 1957 Chevy Belair! Growing up watching “Happy Days”, and visiting car shows started a lifelong love affair with cars and trucks, especially from the 1950’s. Take a 'drive' back in time and discover the details that made these cars so special. __________________________________________________________________________________________________ This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Civic Engagement 101

    Are you interested in being involved in the political process but have never participated before? The first step can be daunting, but this nonpartisan class will help explain how you can have a voice in the process and help make change. Learn the basics of the local and state legislative processes from Nick Harper, attorney and lobbyist with The League of Women Voters Minnesota. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program. SPPS currently requires masks for all people in a school setting (ages 2 and older), including all teachers, staff, students and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, unless they have a qualifying exemption. This includes (but is not limited to) indoor fitness classes and during culinary classes when not eating or drinking.
  • How The Federal Government Creates and Spends Money

    Learn about Federal government financing and how the federal government makes and spends money, so the “how do we pay for it” question doesn’t distract from the merits or disadvantages of large policy programs like expanding Social Security, Medicare for All, or The Green New Deal. Gain the tools and insights to have thoughtful discussions and make up your own mind. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program. SPPS currently requires masks for all people in a school setting (ages 2 and older), including all teachers, staff, students and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, unless they have a qualifying exemption. This includes (but is not limited to) indoor fitness classes and during culinary classes when not eating or drinking.
  • So You Want to be Anti-Racist?

    This six week virtual course is offered to anyone looking to deepen their understanding of what it means to be anti-racist. Participants will be given tools to engage in uncomfortable conversations, develop their racial literacy and begin to unpack how race operates in their everyday lives often without consent and/or acknowledgement, all the while building the muscles to move into action! This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. Please see your Registration Confirmation email for your online meeting information and more information on joining meetings.
  • Sustainable Food Systems: Bridging Communities Minneapolis to St. Paul (Dowling)

    Are you curious about Minneapolis and St. Paul? Learn about our communities' shared history and how our vibrant and diverse cultures shape our future with presenters representing both sides of the river. This session will focus on how sustainable food systems bridge communities. Our moderated discussion will bring together panelists representing food banks, restaurants and urban farmers. See how these leaders are responding to the challenges of the pandemic and food insecurity and how we all can help build a just and healthy food system. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. The morning of your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
  • The Day after Retirement

    What will your life look like once you don't answer the call of the alarm clock? Having a sense of purpose is an important key to satisfaction. We'll focus on how to put your arms around the changes inherent in retiring, and explore a variety of ways to identify what is significant to you in establishing a purpose-filled life in retirement. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program. SPPS currently requires masks for all people in a school setting (ages 2 and older), including all teachers, staff, students and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, unless they have a qualifying exemption. This includes (but is not limited to) indoor fitness classes and during culinary classes when not eating or drinking.
  • What You Always Wanted to Know About Islam and Muslims

    Gain a better understanding of what Islam teaches and what Muslims practice. The class will introduce basic terminology, demographics and differences between religion and culture. Learn about the beliefs and practices of Muslims as well as religious celebrations. All questions answered. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program. SPPS currently requires masks for all people in a school setting (ages 2 and older), including all teachers, staff, students and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, unless they have a qualifying exemption. This includes (but is not limited to) indoor fitness classes and during culinary classes when not eating or drinking.