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2017 CCLLS Students at Round Tables Discussing Engagement Strategies 
Pictured: 2017 Effectively Planning for Community Engagement Lab

The Community Connections Learning Lab Series consists of eight free, 90-minute labs on effectively engaging multiple segments of the community in Minneapolis. Those who complete at least seven of the eight Community Connections learning labs will earn a Community Connector Certificate. Registration is required. View schedule and register...


City staff, neighborhood organizations and community partners are invited to learn effective community engagement strategies, including considerations about:

Topics & Schedule

The spring 2020 learning lab series has been canceled due to limited staff capacity during the COVID-19 peacetime state of emergency. Those who were enrolled have been notified.


Did you miss the last learning lab series?
You can sign up to get email reminders when a new series is announced here.

Learning Objectives

  1. Expand participants' understanding of equitable community engagement.
  2. Discover best practices, and avoid common pitfalls.
  3. Learn techniques that follow the City of Minneapolis’ Core Principles of Community Engagement based on the International Association of Public Participation (IAP2) guidelines.
  4. Expand participants' understanding of several of the many cultural communities in Minneapolis.
  5. Learn historical beginnings, cultural norms and become familiar with culturally-specific media and institutions.

Request Accommodations

To request reasonable accommodations or alternative formats to participate in the learning labs, please use the registration form or email [email protected] or call NCR at 612-673-3737.

Have questions or trouble enrolling?

Contact us at [email protected] or call 612-673-3737

Last updated Apr 10, 2020



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