Upcoming Events


Poverty Simulation

Poverty means making hard choices. Have you ever had to decide between paying rent and buying groceries or had to tell your kids that they can't play sports because it's too expensive?

Attend a poverty simulation to gain a better understanding Sign up as an individual or a family to gain a deeper understanding, together, of the challenges facing those living in poverty.

Upcoming Dates: 
Thursday, Dec. 15; 5-6:30 pm
Saturday, Jan 14; 10 am-noon


Campus Tour

Get your behind-the-scenes look at Urban Ventures' mission in action by attending one of our campus tours!

See up close how Urban Ventures is building a city without urban poverty. Get immersed in the rich history of our neighborhood and UV's vision for the future.

Upcoming Dates:
Tuesday, January 10; 11:30 am-1 pm 


Past Events

Holiday Boutique

Join us this season for our 1st annual pop-up shop for a good cause, with all profits going to Urban Ventures programs!

Order your gift boxes, stock up on coffee and cross gifts off your holiday list, all for a good cause.

Date & Time: Saturday, December 3  | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: The HUB, 3016 4th Avenue South, MInneapolis


Rooted: Fall Event

Twenty-four years ago, Urban Ventures planted roots into one of the worst corners in Minneapolis. Today, we are still on that same corner, and we are winning.  Rooted is your invitation to take action against the violence, racial strife, and dividedness plaguing our city.

Date & Time: Thursday, November 3, 2016    |    6:00 - 8:30 pm
Location: Urban Ventures' Colin Powell Center, 2924 Fourth Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55408


INSPIRE: Women's Luncheon

Inspire is a time for professional women to gather and rally behind the amazing moms and daughters that are building a better future—one family at a time—through Urban Ventures.

Date & Time: Wednesday, July 20, 2016   |   11:30 am-1 pm
Location: Urban Ventures' The Hub, 3016 Fourth Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55408


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CityKid Greenway Cafe Launch

Celebrate the grand opening of The CityKid Greenway Cafe: a community gathering place that provides cold beverages and fresh produce, plus free summer meals for kids. 

Date & Time: July 9, 2016  |   Stop by between 10 am-2 pm
Location: CityKid Greenway Cafe, located adjacent to the Midtown Greenway big path at 5th Ave. S.