Tag Archives: Toni Newborn

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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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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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 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 Department participating in Second Chance Saturdays event July 20

By Toni Newborn,  Interim Assistant Director – Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights  For the second time this summer, the Department of Civil Rights will be participating in Second Chance Saturdays, a workshop and resource day hosted by the Council on … 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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