Learning labs

Information about the Community Connections community engagement learning lab series.

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The Community Connections learning lab series consists of eight free, in-person 90-minute labs on effectively engaging multiple segments of the community in Minneapolis. There are both afternoon and evening schedules available. Those who complete at least seven of the eight Community Connections learning labs will earn a Community Connector certificate.

Registration is required.



Learning objectives

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

  • Accessibility.
  • Immigration and refugee status.
  • Gender dynamics, religion and norms.
  • Historical experiences and trust in government.
  • Culturally specific media, communication styles.
  • Significant institutions, nonprofits, sacred spaces.
  • Major events, holidays or festivals.

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Neighborhood & Community Relations

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Crown Roller Mill
105 Fifth Ave., Room 425
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Office hours

8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday

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