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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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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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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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Civil Rights Department participating in Second Chance Saturdays event June 15

By Toni Newborn,  Interim Assistant Director – Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights  On June 15, the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights will be participating in Second Chance Saturdays, a workshop and resource day hosted by Council on Crime and Justice … 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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