Tag Archives: Civil Rights

Future History Makers

The Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights is proud to present Future History Makers, a profile series featuring emerging leaders from the Twin Cities African American community who share our ideals of advancing civil rights and remove barriers to equity. Continue reading

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Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights attend the Second Annual Trans* Equity Summit

Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights staff attended the Second Annual Trans* Equity Summit. The Summit was put on to raise awareness  of issues, engage the broader community, and make policy recommendations for City government that will affect the lives of … Continue reading

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Welcome New Employees Aaron Brink- Johnson & Camille Maddox

The Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights is excited to welcome Aaron Brink Johnson to our team!  Aaron was the in the second cohort of Urban Scholars during the summer  of 2013 and worked with former City Council member Meg Tuthill.  As an … Continue reading

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PCOC Seeks Public Input on Body Cameras– First of Three Listening Session Tomorrow

The Minneapolis Police Conduct Oversight Commission is seeking public input on the use of police body cameras in Minneapolis prior to the rollout of the program in 2016. The Commission is hosting three listening sessions in the next two months that … 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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Patriot, Activist, & Literary Genius, Maya Angelou, dies at 86

“They existed. They existed. We can be. Be and be better.” – Excerpt from Fallen Trees, By Maya Angelou   We’ve heard a lot of talk in the last weeks about what a patriot is.  The dictionary defines ‘patriot’ as … 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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