Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges and Saint Paul Mayor Chris Coleman co-hosted a convening of government and community leaders from throughout the country in Minneapolis on August 5th to 6th to strategize on advancing racial equity. The Twin Cities convening was organized and led by the Governmental Alliance on Race and Equity, a new project of the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society focused on advancing racial equity and opportunities for all.
Keynote Speakers: john a. powell, Director of the Haas Institute, Julie Nelson, Director of the Local and Regional Government Alliance on Race & Equity, and Glenn Harris, President for the Center for Social Inclusion.
The convening’s workshops focused on equity in the opportunity areas of housing, jobs, transportation, education and health.
Attendees live tweeted the event using #racialequityMN