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INDIAN COUNTRY COMMUNITY ASSET DIRECTORY

FOOD, AGRICULTURE, AND HEALTH EQUITY INNOVATIONS

Organization Profile

Website: www.centerschool.org

Point of Contact: Joseph Rice

E-mail Address: jrice@centerschool.org

Region: Midwest Region,

Type of Organization: Community-based nonprofit,

Healthy Choices Program of Center School

The Healthy Choices Program of the Center School in Minneapolis, Minnesota, provides a transformative education, grounded in indigenous life-ways and a love of learning. The program serves includes health screenings; nutritional information about healthy meals; access to organized athletics and exercise activities; mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual health education; and access to a hands-on Indigenous Garden. The program stresses an appreciation for healthy foods and emphasizes the importance decolonizing our diets.
Population Served: Native Youth