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Twin Cities: Authentic Community Engagement for Racial Equity

August 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT

Special Event

 Minnesota Advancing Racial Equity Speaker Series

Authentic Community Engagement:
A necessary strategy for government to advance racial equity

When? August 17, 2016, 6pm – 8 pm
(refreshments and registration beginning at 5:45)

Where? Hopkins Center for the Arts (1111 Main Street, Hopkins, MN 55343).

What? We will be lifting up community partnerships, focusing on “side-by-side” relationships that advance racial equity.

Who? We will be joined by:

  • Mónica Hurtado, a racial justice and health equity organizer with Voices for Racial Justice, who will share expertise of community working with government.
  • Dr. Raintry Salk, a Research Analyst at the Metropolitan Council, who will share expertise of government working with community.
  • Denise Butler from the African Career, Education & Resource
  • Larry Hiscock, from Nexus Community Partners
  • A representative from Hennepin County (invited)

The event will also explore light rail planning: A case study of grassroots community, a non-profit intermediary, and government working together to plan a better light rail system.


August 17, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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