District 10 Como Community Council

Recorded Presentations: Unveiling the Untold: Meet St. Paul’s Black Rosies – 2/24/2024

Go beyond the headlines and learn about unsung heroes of World War II: Saint Paul’s Black Rosies. Como neighbor Jeremiah Ellis takes you inside the Twin Cities Ordinance Plant, where African American women made bullets fly and shattered racial barriers. Their courage offers powerful lessons for our time. Discover their inspiring narratives, accentuated by pictures from their lives. Don’t miss this chance to honor their legacies and learn from their resilience.

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Know Your Como: A Commitment to Como

By Sonjie Johnson and Jeremiah Ellis
It started during a 2019 trip to New Orleans with his wife Acooa, and a directive from his grandmother to visit the National WWII Museum there. (She is a charter member.)

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February 20, 2024 Community Meeting – 3rd Tuesdays

The third Tuesday of every month typically hosts our Land Use committee and Board/Organizational topics for discussion and planning, as well as guest presentations related to those issues. Occasionally time sensitive Environment and Neighborhood Relations items are included on the agenda as well.

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Recorded Presentations: HHH Job Corps Intro – 2/7/2024

At the February 7, 2024 D10 Como Community Meeting we welcomed Ginny Nayman-Tonn, OA/CTS Manager (Outreach and Admissions, Career Transition Services) and Katie Kapaun, Center Director, at the HHH Job Corps Center on Snelling Ave to give us an introduction and update on the operations and programming for youth at their campus.

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Know Your Como History: Exploring Como – Between the Tracks

By Laura Oyen
Last summer two St. Catherine University students, Eva Ngono and KC Meredyk and their Advisor, Associate Professor Rachel Neiwert, assisted the Como Neighborhood History Project in historic research and community member interviews in the study of Subdistrict 4. Collecting and recording the stories about the neighborhood and community members who lived in this area, between the railroad tracks, was the focus for the summer of 2023. Documenting stories of our community for future residents is what this project is all about.

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Neighborhood Resources

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Community Resources

Como Community Resources District 10 partners with many other community organizations and city departments in our work, find out how they might be able

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Upcoming Events

District 10 Sub-District MapDistrict 10 is one of Saint Paul’s 17 neighborhood community councils. We represent the Como Park neighborhood, bounded generally by Snelling to the west, Larpenteur to the north, Dale to the east, and the rail lines south of Energy Park Drive to the south (map). The District 10 Como Community Council is a non-profit organization governed by a Board of Directors elected by members of the community.
Mission Statement
We connect and empower each other, creating a compassionate community, courageously addressing injustices of the past and present, and forging a bold and inclusive future.
Vision Statement
A vibrant, diverse, affordable neighborhood filled with a spirit of kindness and belonging.