One Community. Many Stories.

Many Faces of the White Bear Lake area is a collaboration with a goal of building community by connecting the many stories of our area through events that invite personal reflection, a broadened understanding of the community, and neighborly interactions.

Growth Through Knowledge

We have compiled a list of resources on race, diversity and history.

The Niceties

The Niceties

January 6, 2023

Zoe, a Black student at a liberal arts college, is called into her white professor’s office to discuss her paper about slavery’s effect on the American Revolution. What begins as a polite clash in perspectives explodes into an urgent debate about race, history, and ...

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Homelessness in Our Backyard

What can people do to help the homeless that live in the White Bear Lake community?

Be a mentor, show respect and connect with people. Volunteer at a shelter, food shelf or furniture bank. Contact legislators to change systems that cause affordable housing shortages. Research homelessness, attend seminars about homelessness and tell others what you’ve learned.  

Many Faces of the White Bear Lake Area recently conducted a learning session on homelessness at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church in Mahtomedi. 

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