Community Building Committee

The Community Building Committee coordinates our neighborhood beautification programs (including the plant shares and Alley Garden Awards), plans fun events (like Frost Fest and Mac-Grove Fest), and helps develop new ideas.

Interested? Contact to learn more. 

The committee meets the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Edgcumbe Recreation Center. All are welcome to attend. 


MGCC's Community Building Committee to host a series of speakers

This new speaker series reflects the mission of the Community Building Committee. Please join us! 

MISSION:We are united in cultivating an engaged community by fostering ideas that build connections, preserve safety, and enhance the unique character of Macalester Groveland.

Dream Refugee
Monday, November 13th - 6:30pm
Edgcumbe Rec Center (320 S. Griggs) 
The first speaker is a student from the University of St. Thomas, and the founder and CEO of Dream Refugee. Dream Refugee is a 501c(3) non-profit whose mission is to begin to tackle today's most relevant and troubling themes of exclusion, xenophobia and apathy by connecting refugees with disparate communities in unique ways. 

Crime Prevention 101
Monday, January 8th - 6:30pm
Edgcumbe Rec Center (320 S. Griggs)

Patty Lammers, Crime Prevention Coordinator for the Saint Paul Police Department - Western District, will join us in January for a "Crime Prevention 101" presentation. Bring your questions!