Living in Eden Prairie: A Cultural Orientation Series
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About Living in Eden Prairie: A Cultural Orientation Series

Join us for a cultural immersion series to help community members who are immigrants better understand the local customs and norms.

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  • Laws and Safety: What You Need to Know - Living in Eden Prairie: An Orientation to Local Culture series

    This session will provide a basic introduction to the systems in place that keep people safe. Learn about the role of local police and how community members interact with them, some laws that may be different here, and what you can do to keep your family safe in Eden Prairie. This is a great place to get your questions answered!ABOUT THE SERIES: This is 1 of 8 classes offered in the Living in Eden Prairie: An Orientation to Local Culture series to help immigrants and refugees understand the local customs and norms of the community. This series will be presented in English. You are invited to attend as many sessions as you would like. Session 1: Housing 101, September 18 Session 2: Renters Rights and Responsibilities, October 16 Session 3: Laws and Safety, November 20 Session 4: All About Money, January 22 Session 5: Parenting in America, February 26 Session 6: Minnesota and Local Cultural Norms, March 19 Session 7: Navigating the School System, April 16 Session 8: Know Your Community Resources, May 21 DISCOUNTS: Fee assistance is available through the Community Education office. Call (952) 975-6940. If you register for and attend all 8 classes, you will receive a $40 Community Education gift certificate at the end of the series. CHILD CARE: There is childcare available for up to age 6 for $6 per child. You can register and pay for childcare online for up to two children. If you need childcare for more than two children or want to pay by phone, please call (952) 975-6940. The deadline to reserve childcare is one week before the class starts.QUESTIONS: If you would like to know more about this training series, please contact Family Resources Specialist, Molly Patil, at mpatil@edenpr.org or (952) 975-6940. Eden Prairie Schools Community Education Family Resources ProgramEden Prairie Schools understands that every family needs help from time to time. Our community has a committed and compassionate group of service providers and nonprofits ready and willing to support families with a variety of needs.The goal of Community Education's Family Resources Program is to connect Eden Prairie students and families to resources in the community. Through the Family Resources Program, we can answer questions about what services are provided locally and by whom, facilitate connection to other organizations, and help navigate systems and advocate for families in need. Learn more at www.edenpr.org/familyresources.