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Community Connections Conference 2018

Neighborhood and Community Relations Department
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Feb 10 8:00AM - 3:30PM

The Community Connections Conference is a city-wide event hosted annually by the Neighborhood and Community Relations Department.Join community members, non-profits,City departments and elected officials toshare ideas and develop strategies tocreate and impact change as acommunity.

This year's conference theme isAspire. Collaborate. Transform.

  • Aspire:Creating outcomes through capturing your ideas, ambitions and visions of what the city can become.

  • Collaborate: Coming together to develop strategies to achieve these outcomes.

  • Transform: Creating and impacting change as a community.

The overall goal of the conference is to build diversity and capacity of neighborhood organizations and community organizations by providing new and innovative ideas through collaboration and participation.The conference includes:

  • Engaging speakers

  • Interactive workshops

  • Complimentary lunch

  • Community exhibitors

The schedule for the day:

7:30- Early registration opens

8:45 - Welcome

9:15-10:15 - Opening Plenary Panel

10:30-11:45 - Workshop Session #1

Noon-1:00 - Lunch

1:15-2:30 - Workshop Session #2

2:45-3:30 - Closing Forum

Accessibility and Inclusion

Your participation in the Community Connections Conference is greatly encouraged. The Neighborhood and Community Relations Department is committed to providing a rich, accessible and inclusionary experience. On-site captioning and interpreters for American Sign, Spanish, Somali, Hmong and Oromo are available throughout the day.

The Minneapolis Convention Center offers information on locations of accessible entrances, restrooms and transportation. Learn more atMinneapolis Convention Center and Accessibility.

For further reasonable accommodations or alternative formats please contact the Neighborhood and Community Relations Department at 612-554-1959orncr@minneapolismn.gov. Peoplewho are deaf or hard of hearing can use a relay service to call 311 at612-673-3000. TTY users cancall 612-673-2157.

Please submit your request by January 31.


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