Tag Archives: CIU

Public Hearing for Commission on Civil Rights

By Toni Newborn – Interim Assistant Director, Complaint Investigations Division While the month of December in the city of Minneapolis is typically filled with holiday plans, shopping, and travels, for the Department of Civil Rights, December has been a time of transition and new beginnings. … Continue reading

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Join Us for MDCR Community Filing Day on Oct. 25

By Toni Newborn, Assistant Director – Complaint Investigations The Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights will be holding a Community Filing Day this week. If you have experienced discrimination in Minneapolis within the last year, or if you have questions about the Civil Rights … Continue reading

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Urban League Family Day

By Toni Newborn, Interim Assistant Director –Complaint Investigations Division For more than 20 years the Minneapolis Urban League has hosted a Family Day Celebration to highlight the importance of strong families and build a greater sense of community among African-Americans. What … Continue reading

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National Night Out

By Michael K. Browne, Assistant Director –Complaint Investigations Unit Every summer cities around the state and country organize a National Night Out, where neighborhoods host block parties and community members get to know one another. This is very important because it … Continue reading

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Put the Civil RIghts Department to Work for You: File a Complaint of Discrimination

By Michael K. Browne, Assistant Director –Complaint Investigations Unit Do you feel you have been discriminated against? Did you know that the Minneapolis Civil Rights Ordinance (or “MCRO”) is a law designed to prevent and prohibit over 150 types of discrimination? … Continue reading

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