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Community Connections Conference

The conference is an annual free event with exciting learning labs, speakers, panel discussions and fascinating exhibitors. Save the date: the 8th annual Community Connections Conference is on February 2, 2019!

NCR thanks everyone who participated in the 7th annual Community Connections Conference. On February 10, 2018, just under 700 residents, elected leaders, and representatives from nonprofits and community organizations came together to learn about civic engagement opportunities, community partnerships, social justice initiatives and ways to shape local government policies. You can view the 2018 conference report, including feedback from the community round table, here.


If you enjoyed the topics of last year's conference workshops, you may also be interested in NCR's community engagement learning lab series! These free workshops focus on how to effectively engage Minneapolis's unique cultural communities.

2015 Community Connections Conference Learning Lab on Creative Placemaking

2015 Community Connections Conference Workshop on Creative Placemaking

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Past Conferences  

View the 2017 Community Connections Conference report here.

The 2018 report with feedback from the community round table is available now for download (pdf).


Sponsors and Community Partners 

Thank you to Metro Transit and Centerpoint Energy for sponsoring the 2018 conference, and thank you to our community partners CLUES, CAIR-MN, MIWRC and MUL. 

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Last updated Nov 13, 2018



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