COVID-19 Community Briefings

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The Neighborhood and Community Relations Department has been host community briefings with community leaders and organizations to share important COVID-19 information. City leaders and key staff participate in the conversations. The City hopes to learn from community what their needs and priorities are related to COVID-19. The City is committed to ensuring that communities have access to important COVID-19 information.

Community briefing report back

The City has prepared this report of the information shared, community response, needs, concerns and resources from the first round of community briefings which occurred between March 20 and April 6.

About COVID-19 community briefings

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The City has held community briefings with African American, American Indian, East African, LGBTQIA+, Southeast Asian and Latinx communities, as well as seniors and people with disabilities. The Latinx community briefing is a weekly meeting series with Council Member Cano. Upcoming briefing dates will be announced on this web page.

The participants in these briefings have included community leaders and organizations, the mayor, Council members, NCR, Health, Race and Equity Division, CPED and other City staff and other jurisdictional partners.

Community briefing on COVID-19 for immigrants and refugees

Led by Michelle Rivero, director of the Minneapolis Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs and Edmundo Lijo of the City of Saint Paul.

Latinx community briefings

LGBTQAI+ community briefing

Community briefing for seniors and people with disabilities

African American community briefing

East African community briefing

American Indian community briefing

Southeast Asian community briefing

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Contact the Neighborhood and Community Relations Department at 612-673-3737 or [email protected].

Last updated Jun 29, 2020



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