Category Archives: Complaint Investigations

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St. Thomas Law School Mentor Program Recognizes Assistant Director Toni Newborn

  The University of St. Thomas School of Law recognized Toni Newborn, Assistant Director of the Complaint Investigations Division, for her outstanding work as a mentor. Ms. Newborn is mentoring UST student Cynthia Assam through UST’s Mentor Externship program. Together, Assistant Director Newborn … Continue reading

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Apply to serve on an MDCR Commission or Board!

The Department is seeking applicants with a diversity of backgrounds and experiences to strengthen the work of the City by serving on the Minneapolis Commission of Civil Rights, the Police Conduct Oversight Commission, and the Police Conduct Review Panel. All … Continue reading

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Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights Outreach and Engagement Update (March)

Educating, engaging, and involving the citizens of Minneapolis on activity updates regarding the Minneapolis Civil Rights Ordinance (MCRO) is a key priority for The Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights. That is why we are happy to share two outreach events that … Continue reading

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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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The Annual Third Ward NeighborhoodFEST 2013!

By Toni D. Newborn, Interim Assistant Director – Complaint Investigations The evening of Wednesday, October 9th, the Minneapolis Civil Rights Department participated in the annual, large, and fun-filled neighborhood festival organized by the Diane Hofstede’s Third Ward Office. It was … Continue reading

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Equality Rings through City Hall: Same-Sex Marriage Ceremonies

By the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights On August 1, 2013, the same-sex marriage bill for Minnesota took effect, making it the first in the Midwest to legalize same-sex marriage by legislative vote. In celebration, the City of Minneapolis, under the … Continue reading

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Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights Celebrates National Night Out

By Michael K. Browne, Director — Office of Police Conduct Review  On August 6, the Civil Rights staff and Urban Scholars visited the communities of Audubon, Corcoran and North Minneapolis to attend National Night Out block parties.  National Night Out … Continue reading

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