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Civil Rights Surveys for Juneteenth Gauge Awareness of City Services

By Toni Newborn,  Interim Assistant Director – Complaint Investigations Division  Waking early on a warm and humid Saturday, members of the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights (MDCR) staff set up shop at the annual Juneteenth Festival, watching with amused excitement as … Continue reading

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March 21: International Day for the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination

By Velma J. Korbel, Director — Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights Thursday, March 21 is observed as the International Day for the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination. It is observed annually on March 21 in recognition of the “Sharpeville Massacre”. … 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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Community Meetings Held to Discuss Proposed CRA Ordinance Changes

COMMUNITY MEETING ANNOUNCEMENTS The Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights will hold two community meetings to receive community comments on the proposed changes to the Minneapolis Civilian Police Review Authority. The department presented the proposed changes to the Public Safety, Civil … Continue reading

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[SAVE THE DATE] One Minneapolis: A Call to Action

Please join us! The Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights presents… ONE MINNEAPOLIS: A CALL TO ACTION Friday, December 2, 2011 8 am to 1:30 pm at the Minneapolis Convention Center The Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights has collaborated with experts … Continue reading

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