Deer River School District and Marnita’s Table invites you to join us for a community feast and dialogue for Visioning Full Service Community Schools in Deer River on Thursday, April 20th from 6 – 9 p.m.
During our time together, we will explore the feedback received in our first three community engagement meetings and develop shared priorities for the next steps in realizing the Full Service School model in our community. 
Yes! This is event is free!
Yes! Children and teenagers welcome.
Yes! We will help with transportation.
Community Location:
Deer River High School Commons
RSVP via e-mail to or call 218-398-2046 to arrange transportation and let us know you will be coming!

What to Expect:
Expect to be enlivened, engaged and to have fun as we share a delicious and abundant meal, served with consideration for any diet, using the Marnita's Table model ( of Intentional Social Interaction!  Dress comfortably and be prepared to learn and share thoughts on how we can work together to create full service schools in the Deer River School District.  You are our guest and there is no charge to participate. 
About Marnita’s Table
Marnita's Table seeks to measurably increase social capital across race, class, culture, gender and other means of self-identity in order to catalyze transformational change where racial and cultural differences are not viewed as deficits or merely tolerated, but instead viewed as assets. Experts at social capital building, in the past ten years we've welcomed over 27,000 people from around the world and the around the way to find common ground while breaking bread.
If you would like to learn more about Marnita’s Table, go to


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