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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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Empowering Leaders of Tomorrow

By Karen Francois, Director — Employment Equity On August 8, 2013 in the Minneapolis City Hall rotunda, the Department of Civil Rights, Mayor R.T. Rybak, and Council President Johnson had the privilege of honoring an amazing group of people – … Continue reading

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Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights hosts Dream@50 event

By Toni Newborn, Interim Assistant Director -Complaint Investigations Division On February 19, 2013 at the Minneapolis Convention Center, the Minneapolis Department Civil Rights (MDCR) hosted the Dream@50 Arts Contest Awards ceremony. August 28, 2013 will mark the 50th anniversary of Dr. … 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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Public Hearing on the Proposed Changes to Civilian Oversight in Minneapolis

By Michael K. Browne, Assistant Director – Civilian Review Authority Please join me on September 12, 2012 at the Public Safety, Civil Rights, and Health Committee of the Minneapolis City Council for a discussion regarding the proposed changes to civilian oversight in … 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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