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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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In Her Voice: Minneapolis Police Conduct Oversight Commission Chair Andrea Brown States Her Vision

By Michael K. Browne, Director – Office of Police Conduct Review On Tuesday, December 10, 2013, the Police Conduct Oversight Commission met to discuss the business of the committee. At Tuesday’s meeting, the Chair, Ms. Andrea Brown, set aside time … Continue reading

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Oversight Commission Moves Forward: November 2013

By Angela Cotta, 1L – University of St. Thomas Law School, Mentee through the Mentor/Externship Program to Michael K. Browne – Director, Office of Police Conduct Review On Tuesday, November 12, 2013, the newly formed Police Conduct Oversight Commission continued … 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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Minneapolis Commission on Civil Rights Springs into Action

By Michael K. Browne, Assistant Director – Complaint Investigations The Minneapolis Commission on Civil Rights held its monthly meeting on March 19, 2012—a beautiful, unseasonably warm spring day.  No longer deterred by cold weather, meeting attendees were packed into the … Continue reading

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